Bausch + Lomb Waterford is the biggest single-site private sector employer in the southeast region with 1,300 full-time employees at its contact lens manufacturing and pharmaceutical operations based in a 500,000 square ft plant on 40 acres at the western approaches to Waterford city. Bausch + Lomb Ireland supplies contact lenses to over 80 countries all over the world and the Waterford facility is the biggest Bausch + Lomb manufacturing site in the world.
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Our homes are designed for family living, with large living areas, seeded rear gardens and modern kitchens. Each property has an A-rating for energy resulting in lower energy costs. We incorporate sustainable and renewable technology to reduce our carbon footprint.
The Port of Waterford brings our port, our people and our communities closer to the world through trade, economic development and sustainable growth.
YOUR HOME FROM HOME
The Darrer Family have welcomed guests to Waterford for more than 70 years. Once upon a time our accommodation here included just eight bedrooms, a range that burnt turf and eight cups with no handles!
Dooley's has since flourished into 112-bedroom hotel with a large conference and banqueting suite. providing a first choice location for Corporate and Leisure stays, Conferences, Weddings, or simply a refreshing short break away. The three-star family run hotel offers guests modern and contemporary conveniences and comforts with a warm welcome and traditional Irish hospitality.
We are just across the road from Waterford Bus Station, 5 minutes' walk from the train station and less than 10km to Waterford Airport.
112 newly refurbished ensuite guest rooms include double, twin, triple and family rooms that are spacious and beautifully appointed.
You're guaranteed your home from home comforts for your corporate and leisure stays, conferences, weddings or a refreshing short break away.
MEDITE SMARTPLY define the standards of engineered wood panels.
We deliver exceptionally engineered products, outstanding sustainability credentials, unrivalled innovation and industry leading customer service.
Our manufacturing sites in Clonmel (MEDITE) and Waterford (SMARTPLY) in Ireland feature the latest production technology to deliver straighter, flatter and more consistent boards than ever before, in a range of sizes and thicknesses unparalleled within the industry. Constant progression and investment have allowed MEDITE SMARTPLY to enter new diverse markets and sectors, meaning that there is always a fresh pipeline of new products to address market demands.
As part of the Coillte Group, we pride ourselves on our sustainable supply chain and manufacturing processes, meaning our products are as environmentally conscious in their make up as they are in their application.
Zinnia is a New Tech Company,
But Not New to Insurance….
For almost twenty years, Zinnia have brought together insurance experts with entrepreneurs from the fields of technology and data science to deliver new products for the life and annuities industry. We have invested in our technology platforms and capabilities and innovated to deliver full-stack digital services. Zinnia will build on these innovations – creating brand-new products and value-add data capabilities. We’re focused on transforming the life and annuity industry from end to end so that the experience is exceptional for everyone: consumers, advisors, insurers, and reinsurers.
Zinnia is involved in many charity and public events that are close to the hearts of our associates and are focused on giving back to the community. Zinnia has proudly sponsored this magical festival over the last number of years and are delighted to be part of this wonderful festival. To learn more about Zinnia, please visit our website - www.zinnia.com
Expressway, Bus Éireann’s premium coach service, provides direct and regular services on throughout Ireland. We are the largest coach network connecting passengers across the Island of Ireland to who and what matters to them, making Expressway the quickest and easiest way to reach an unrivalled number of destinations.
Our modern fleet of comfortable coaches offers a cost-effective alternative to the hassle and stress of accessing increasingly restricted car parking and busy town centres.
Expressway customers can now avail of new features when booking Expressway services online, on board and at ticket vending machines:
- Advance Seat reservations on ALL Expressway routes with priority boarding for pre-booked customers.
- Seat Reservation now available on Expressway.ie for Free Travel Scheme passengers.
- New ways to pay on board: Contactless / Apple Pay / Android Pay / TFI Leap Card
Tickets can be purchased when boarding any of our Expressway services however, seat reservation passengers will receive priority boarding. Once all pre-booked passengers are boarded, seats for your chosen service will become available on a first-come, first-served basis.
The Expressway fleet includes, charging points and ISOFIX attachment points, allowing your children to travel in safety and you to travel with ease of mind. The majority of our routes provide hourly services for timely travel to wherever you’re headed. And, our routes let you travel to major airports around the country in luxury with our extra comfort leather seats, while you stay connected with onboard Wi-Fi.
To explore the wide range of routes and destinations that we offer, start by selecting ‘to’ and ‘from’ destinations in the fields provided at the top of the website.
Expressway. Way Better.
It takes a thirst for adventure to do things the Guinness way. From our humble beginnings in 1759 to the present day, we’ve gone to extraordinary lengths to bring you exceptional beer. But we’re not ones to rest on our laurels. As we like to put it: our greatest work is yet to come.
The first Supermacs opened its doors in 1978 on Main Street, Ballinasloe, Co. Galway. Since that first opening, Supermac’s restaurants have become a firm fixture in towns and cities around Ireland. This family-owned company is the largest indigenous fast food restaurant group with a policy of continued expansion and growth.
The managing director of Supermac’s, Pat McDonagh, identified an opportunity in the locality for a fast food offering while teaching in Kilrickle in Co. Galway. From that first opportunity in Ballinasloe, Supermac’s has grown steadily, bringing its unique brand of wholesomeness and attention to detail to its chain of restaurants across Ireland. The success of the company can be attributed to a number of factors, including a unique and innovative menu, a commitment to quality across all aspects of the business and a strong work ethic, which all define Supermac’s as the number one franchise in Ireland.
As of 2019, the chain consists of a total of 118 restaurants spread throughout the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland.
City Square is Waterford’s largest Shopping Centre with an impressive tenant line up of both International and National retailers all under one roof with up to 490 carparking spaces. Tenants at City Square include Dunnes Stores, River Island, JD Sports, Holland & Barrett, Vero Moda, Carraig Donn, Name IT, Hallmark Jewellers, Peter Mark ,Boston Barbers, Specsavers, Sky, Vodafone, Golden Discs, Mulligans Pharmacy, Bookstation, Adara, MobileTech, YZE Holistic, Hale, Calander Club.
Take a break in the new Foodhall and visit restaurants and cafes such as Starbucks, The Pantry, Jump Juice, Abrakebabra, O’Briens Sandwich Bar /Bagel Factory and Chatime. City Square also offer a wide selection of services to ensure a very pleasant shopping experience, these services include Free WIFI, 2 ATMs, spacious modern Toilets and Baby changing facilities, Taxi service outside Carraig Donn entrance, Internet and printing station, An Post post box, Public Phone, Complimentary Wheelchair loan service, Passport Photo Booth and friendly staff who are available to help you with any queries you may have.
City Square really is your Fashion and Lifestyle destination.
7UP® products are made with the highest-quality ingredients. Whatever the flavor, every can is crisp, clean, and refreshing.
Rapid Cabs is a family run business located in Waterford city (Ireland’s oldest city).
Established in 2000 with only five taxis, we now have the largest range of taxis in the south east of Ireland, including taxis, hackneys, people carriers, wheelchair taxis and a large range of coaches.
We are open 24 hours a day 365 days a year, so we’re always here for you, no matter where you want to go.
With a fully computerised booking dispatch system in our local taxi call centre and in car computers in all of our taxis, our lovely staff are always on hand to look after you.
Simply give us a ring on 051-858585 or download our app today!
THE STABLE YARD FOOD HALL
A unique collection of artisan food destinations based around a network of old medieval city lanes and yards.
Comprising of Carters Chocolate Café specialising in unique hot chocolate, No. 9 restaurant serving delicious breakfast and brunch, The Stable Yard Bakery selling freshly baked bread & homemade donuts, which adjoins with an Italian café serving pizza slices and panini, The Ice Cream Place serving homemade gelato, Carters Little Sweet Shop selling all the coolest confectionary for young and old, and The Stable Yard Deli making delicious sandwiches to order with homemade soup, and finally, Mediterranean food store where you can find some of the unique ingredients we use, alongside our carefully curated wine selection.
George's Court Shopping Centre is located at the heart of Waterford City’s busiest retail thoroughfares. It has always played a pivotal role in setting the trends in the Waterford shopping scene and hosts 24 local and international shops and restaurants in the very heart of Waterford city centre. George's Court Shopping Centre - A good place to stop and shop in Ireland's Ancient East!
The Book Centre - Barker & Jones
Waterford | Wexford | Kilkenny | Naas
Our Independent Book Stores are located in Waterford, Wexford, Kilkenny and Naas, Ireland. The Book Centre has been in business since 1971 and is a family owned and run local Irish Company. Each of our unique stores are very different to each other. They all offer a large range of books, children's books, school books, magazines, greeting cards, gifts, and stationery. There is an in-store Cafe in all our shops where our customers can relax and browse the latest books.
Waterford Academy of Music & Arts (WAMA)
The Waterford Academy of Music & Art (WAMA) is a stage school, music school, art school and theatre all under one roof! Located just behind the garage at Passage Cross on the Dunmore Road our 8,000 sq ft state-of-the-art presmises houses what is now the premiere music and arts school in the South-East.
We provide tuition for students (both adults and children) with a range of goals and skill levels, form beginner right through to NFQ Level 5, preparing them for college or university.
Drama, Contemporary Dance, Tap, Introduction To Ballet, Lyrical Dance, Voice lessons, Choir, LAMDA Exams, Dance Finess for Adults
Ukelele, Guitar, Piano, Bass, Drums, Voice Training, Violin/Fiddle, Cello, Mandolin, Banjo, Flute, Bodhrán, Rock Band, Drumming Band, Ukelele Orchestra, Guitar Ensemble, Choir
General Art, Oils, Watercolours, Drawing, Craft
Live Room Theatre:
The Live Room Theatre, located in WAMA, serves as a theatrical space and a live music venue suitable for families. Under 18s are welcome, and no alcohol is served on the premises. The Live Room Theatre provides the students of WAMA with fantastic opportunities to see professional artists, both national and local, including access to live music acts that would otherwise typically perform in pubs and clubs. Not only is it a space for the pros to perform in, it's also a forum for our own students who can participate at open mics, teenage kicks, battle of the bands, recitals, plays, musicals and even play support to the professional acts.
We make a student's stay with us be as comfortable, inclusive, productive, and enjoyable as possible. To achieve this we have professional premises, professionally developed syllabi's, and professional staff who have degrees, gigging experience, and teaching experience. In fact, every teacher here has a minimum of 5 years teaching experience, some with over 10 years experience. We also provide a range of performance opportunities for our students from concerts to open mics, from plays to full scale musicals, and from street theatre to outreach programmes.
WELCOME TO THE GRANVILLE HOTEL
The Granville Hotel is situated in the centre of the quay in Waterford City. Its bustling shopping district is right behind the hotel and the historic Viking Triangle is just a stones throw away from us!
Whether you are visiting to shop, immerse yourself in history, cycle the award winning Waterford Greenway or explore some of Waterford Counties 52 beautiful beaches, the Granville Hotel is your perfect base.
Make it a trip to the Sunny South East you will never forget in one of our uniquely decorated bedrooms.
Enjoy a meal in our award winning Bianconi Restaurant before enjoying some drinks from our Whiskey & Gin wall in the Thomas Francis Meagher Bar.
The following morning enjoy our award winning breakfast which includes the Granville Hotel Porridge Experience.
If travelling for business, we have everything you need! We offer comfortable rooms each with a work desk, a laptop sized safe, meeting facilities and complimentary Wi-Fi throughout the hotel.
Book direct for added extras such as complimentary parking, more flexible cancellation terms and a preferential room allocation.
Contact us today on +353 51 305555 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Gerry and Ann opened their first Studio in Waterford in 1997 and have recently celebrated 24 years in business. Caroline Falconer joined the Studio in 2018 and brings a wealth of creativity both in photography and in the day-to-day management of the Studio.
Gerry holds many national and international Awards for contemporary Wedding Photography, for Children and Family Portraits as well as for Commercial Photography. Families just like yours have trusted Gerry with their life’s special memories and Gerry has created superb images that matter to the families that own them, to international photography judges and of course to Gerry & Ann as well.