Waterford Glass goes bust

Waterford Glass, the Irish arm of Waterford wedgewood PLC, has this morning been suspended from the Irish stock exchange as a result of the appointment of a receiver.

In a statement the company said the request follows the appointment of David Carson of Deloitte as receiver to the Irish arm of the company and certain Irish subsidiaries. It is expected that a receiver will be appointed to the international division, Waterford Wedgwood UK plc, and certain UK subsidiaries later today.

Waterford Wedgwood’s principle brands are Waterford Crystal, Wedgwood fine china and Royal Doulton fine china  which it manufactures, wholesales and retails around the world. There are 800 staff employed in their Irish operations. The company has been a huge employer in Waterford for over 300 years. Continue reading


New motorways in Ireland. n7, n6, n8, n9 now to be m7, m6, m8, m9

Journey times in Ireland have been reduced today with the upgrade of over 100km of dual-carriageway on national primary roads to “Motorway” status.

Sections of Dual-Carriageway on Continue reading

Guaranteed winner in All Ireland Final

While the rivalry and banter between fans on both sides of the county boundary between Kilkenny and Waterford reaches fever pitch in the coming hours, one team is guaranteed to be victorious in the 2008 All Ireland hurling final. If you are currently on your Ireland vacation, then you must see this epic encounter.

Colin Gordon and his team at Continue reading