Visit Waterford is delighted to unveil a brand-new social media-based photography competition as part of its ‘Dive Into Waterford’ campaign. The competition is a photographic celebration of Waterford and encourages photography enthusiasts to discover their creativity and upload photos to social media using the #DiveIntoWaterford hashtag.
For those wishing to enter, all you have to do is: post a photograph to Instagram, X or Facebook; when doing so you must tag @VisitWaterford and you must use the #DiveIntoWaterford hashtag and post your image before the 31st of August 2024. Entries will also be accepted by emailing:
Finalists will be selected at the beginning of September and contacted - once they then submit a high-resolution copy of their image via email, along with their details the top 30 images will be posted on Visit Waterford's Facebook page for a public voting period to select the winning image for the 2024 Visit Waterford photography competition.
In addition, the finalist’s images will be hosted in a public exhibition at Mount Congreve Gardens in Waterford in September 2024 where the finalists will be invited to an occasion and the winner will be announced. The exhibition will also be hosted online at 

The winner will also be awarded a wonderful overnight stay at Dooley’s Hotel in Waterford plus a day out for themselves and 3 of their friends so that they can dive into all that Waterford has to offer. They will be treated to a tasty and adventurous day out in Waterford beginning in the City with 4 Freedom of Waterford passes from Waterford Treasures, followed by Brunch for 4 at The Stables Cafe with a jaunt to Tramore after brunch to enjoy access at the Lafcadio Hearn Japanese Gardens followed by an adrenalin filled afternoon at The Dunmore East Adventure Centre and rounding off the day with a delicious dinner for 4 at East Pier in Dunmore East.
Travel information, ‘Dive Into Waterford’ itineraries and an events guide are also all available on and social media via @visitwaterford
The ‘Dive into Waterford’ campaign is supported by Waterford City and County Council and Fáilte Ireland.  For further details on the photography competition and full terms and conditions see  Closing date is 31 August 2024.