The latest press news from the House of Waterford Crystal....

The House of Waterford Crystal, home of the iconic Waterford Crystal was proud to be Associate Sponsor of the Aer Lingus College Football Classic which was held at the Aviva stadium in Dublin on September 3rd 2016.

At the House of Waterford Crystal factory we have just created the 2016 Dubai Duty Free Irish Open trophy, which was presented to Rory McIlroy. We have a great tradition in World Sports Awards and are celebrating 41 years manufacturing the Irish Open Trophy. Over the period we have designed four distinct trophies for this major event on the PGA European Tour.

Bumper crowds and best ever fields confirmed for August Racing Festival in Tramore August 13-16


BUMPER crowds of 20,000 plus are expected and due to increased prize money, competitive fields will be expected, for this week’s Waterford & Tramore August Racing Festival. The four day event begins on Thursday, August 13, and is expected to generate €2m plus for the local and regional economy.

The House of Waterford Crystal was recently featured on TV3’s new ‘Life’ programme. The programme was presented by TV3’s reporter Michael Ryan.

Michael travelled the country filming feature pieces on interesting topics from Irish life, on “the stories and events that matter”.

An Taoiseach, Enda Kenny presented President Barack Obama with a stunning House of Waterford Crystal bowl, which was designed and hand- crafted especially for the occasion.
The House of Waterford Crystal was delighted to be selected after the Taoiseach’s office invited artisan craftsmen and crystal companies from around the country to put forward proposals for the historic moment. A Waterford Crystal Bowl of Shamrock was presented to President Obama on behalf of the people of Ireland during annual St. Patrick’s Day celebrations on March 17th.

Padraig Harrington ended an almost seven-year winless drought dating back to the 2008 PGA Championship by defeating 21-year-old upstart Daniel Berger of Jupiter on the second hole of a playoff in the storm-delayed 2015 Honda Classic. The Honda Classic Trophy is manufactured in the factory, at the House of Waterford Crystal.

Santa Claus arrived via a giant iceberg on November 21 to open Winterval, and Ireland’s biggest Christmas festival will run right through to the 23 of December 2014.
Santa brought a gift to Waterford; a half ton block of ice towed from the North Pole to present to the House of Waterford Crystal! The team there along with some professional Ice-Sculptors created ice and crystal Sculptures which were unveiled at the Winterval Ice Rink.

The House of Waterford Crystal hosted an FAI press conference on Friday February 10th, where Ireland Manager Giovanni Trapattoni announced his 24-man squad for the February 29th home friendly against the Czech Republic as he steps up preparations for Euro 2012 in Poland in June.
During his visit to The House of Waterford Crystal, Trapattoni was taken on a VIP tour of the manufacturing facility, where the Ireland manager was shown up close the craft of blowing and even took the opportunity to blow a piece of crystal himself.