A Date in the Irish Calendar – Waterford Walls

Since 2015,  the city of Waterford has hosted an international art festival – Waterford Walls – every August.  The original aim was to brighten up and rejuvenate old buildings and lesser visited parts of town.  Both national and international artists paint walls belonging to local residents and businesses with their own designs. Owners are usually so […]

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An Irish Postcard – Saturday morning on Tramore Beach

We took ourselves off to Waterford City on Saturday morning to seek out the Street Art Festival but,  with promises of a bit of sunshine and no rain,  we drove on another 13km to Tramore Strand. Well named,  Tramore literally means Big Strand.   Stretching around the bay for 5 kms,  the beach is one of […]

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