Jennifer O’Connell

  Jennifer O’Connell Jennifer O’Connell is a Saturday Magazine columnist and features writer with the Irish Times, specialising in human interest stories, interviews and news and opinion. She has been a journalist for over 20 years, and prior to the Irish Times, worked in The Sunday Business Post, RTE,, the Independent group of newspapers, […]

Dr Eamonn Kelly

  Dr Eamonn Kelly is a Principal Officer at the Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht working in the all-of-Government Creative Ireland Programme.  Eamonn was previously posted for four years as Ireland’s Attaché (Culture, Heritage and Gaeltacht) to the European Union based at the Permanent Representation of Ireland to the EU in Brussels, and […]

WCQ Spotlight – Síle Penkert

WCQ Spotlight  Síle Penkert Executive Director of Garter Lane Arts Centre on O’Connell Street Waterford and member of Waterford Cultural Quarter Steering Group What is your background and what value do you see in having a cultural anchor in the WCQ? I have a thoroughly immersed background in theatre, making, managing and producing, and I also tread the boards […]

WCQ Spotlight – Enda Moran

Our February Spotlight feature focuses on local artist and founder of “Core Creations” Enda Moran. In January, Enda ran a project called Snippets through Waterford Cultural Quarter’s Open Call initiative. What is your background? My work in the community as a teacher and facilitator is closely interwoven with my experience as a solo and collaborative performer. Through […]

Snippets Project – Waterford Cultural Quarter Open Call

  Snippets” is a project brought to us by Core Creations. Waterford Cultural Quarter is delighted to fund this initiative. This project invites community engagement and collaboration to create multidisciplinary artworks that the entire community can be part of and enjoy. ‘Snippets’ is a collection of stories and histories of its inhabitants, collected over a […]

WCQ January 19 Newsletter

Have you signed up for our WCQ newsletter yet? Here’s our January 19 edition.   WCQ Newsletter January 19 Welcome to the Waterford Cultural Quarter January Newsletter. This month our Spotlight feature focuses on Síle Penkert, Executive Director of Garter Lane Arts Centre on O’Connell Street in the heart of the Cultural Quarter. We have an updates […]

Waterford Creative Spirits Case Study Meeting

Video by DigiCol Photography & Media Productions  Creative Spirits Case Study Meeting Waterford Waterford City and County Council welcomed  twenty-four members of the Creative Spirits network to the Cultural Quarter in the O’Connell Street area of the city for an Case Study Meeting on November 6th and 7th. Creative Spirits is a European Union funded URBACT […]