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Communications Office

Placeholder imageThe Communications Office is responsible for developing and managing Waterford City and County Council's communications strategy and for providing a support and advisory service to staff in these areas.

We provide a support to staff in relation to internal and external communications, event management, social media, publications and advertising. We produce corporate publications such as the Annual Report and manage the following internal and external communications channels – the Waterford Council website, blanket emails to all staff and media related news items including press releases and photocalls.

The Communications Office centrally manages content and the development of Waterford City & County Council's website and social media channels. To follow our latest news, please visit our social media pages.

The Communications Office also handles interaction with mainstream media for the Council, including:

  • Promoting the Councils achievements to the national and international media.
  • Supporting staff in effective media engagement.
  • Helping journalists find the appropriate experts to comment on their fields of expertise.
  • Handling media interest in Council issues, including strategy, finances, research, economics and major building developments.
  • Ensuring the reputation of the Council in media engagement.

Contact the Communications Office

0818 10 20 20
Contact: Karen Cheevers

  • Communications Office, 35 The Mall, Waterford, X91 DN23.  [ view on a map ]
  • Opening Hours: Monday to Friday, 9:00am to 1:00pm and 2:00pm to 4:30pm.