Waterford Council has been awarded funding of €15,175,000 from the National Transport Authority. It includes €12,600,000 for the Waterford North Quays project for the access works and the sustainable transport bridge.
Waterford is now the only city in the country that is affordable to live in, according to the interim chair of the Land Development Agency (LDA).
New figures from the Central Statistics Office show that residential property prices nationally rose by 2.3% in July compared to a 10% increase the same time last year.
Good news for homebuyers as asking prices twice as likely to fall than rise
A new freight shipping route from Waterford to Rotterdam has opened a new pathway between Ireland and the continent which could help exporters post-Brexit.
Over 10 million euro is to be invested in extending the Waterford Greenway and developing a Greenway from Ferrybank to New Ross.
A new consumer monitor shows that 45% of all the properties sold last year were bought with cash or savings.
Strong demand and rising wages will drive up house prices by 5 per cent this year, assuming Brexit uncertainty is resolved, according to the latest figures from property website MyHome.ie.