Cappoquin’s regeneration project an exciting prospect

The front of the former Moore's Hotel in Cappoquin.

An up-to-date progress report has been issued by Waterford City and County Council on the progress of the regeneration project for Cappoquin. While work on the various projects will cause some disruption for the public, the end result with reap huge benefits for the west Waterford town.

Two of the proposals have now reached construction stage with both the Moore’s Hotel and the Upper Main Street Housing pilot due to commence early in May 2024. Design works on other elements will commence in 2024, with construction works commencing in 2025. The Council wishes to apologise in advance for any inconvenience that will be caused during these works. It should be noted that while the disruption will be temporary, the improvements will be permanent.


The refurbishment of the former Moore’s Hotel is one of the first buildings to commence as part of the Cappoquin regeneration project. The building has been derelict for several years and has partially collapsed at the rear. The construction contract has been awarded to Marlhill Construction Services Limited of Ardfinnan, Clonmel, Co. Tipperary. The site works will start early in May with works expected to take approximately 15 months to complete.

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