Waterford Local Customs

  • Thomas Francis Meagher
    Thomas Francis Meagher
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  • Swimming Club
    Swimming Club
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  • Along the coast near Tramore
    Along the coast near Tramore
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  • 1. General Information

    Smirting is a combination of the words smoking + flirting, geddit? It started when people had to go out for a ciggie after the ban was enforced, and got chatting to fellow smokers outside on the...

  • 2. Reginald's Tower

    Check out Reginald's Tower. The tower dates from the late twelfth century and is the most historic urban monument in Ireland. The heritage museum houses two collections; artefacts from the Viking and...

  • 3. Gaelic Language

    Ireland has a strong gaelic culture. To promote the irish gaelic language, most roadsigns are bilingual: english and irish gaelic. The irish gaelic language is usually known just as irish. The photo...

  • 4. Guillamene Swimming Area

    We headed out of Waterford going west along the coastal road and we stopped to take in the view at the Guillamene Swimming Club in Tramore, formerly a men's...

  • 5. Statue of Thomas Francis Meagher

    Close to Reginald's Tower, there is a statue of Thomas Francis Meagher (1823-1867) who was born in Waterford. He came to national prominence during Daniel...

  • 6. The Bla

    The bla is a soft round floury bread roll that is unique to County Waterford. The best way to eat them is when they have come fresh from the bakery first thing...

  • 7. Eat a Blaa

    A what? A Blaa is a type of white bread roll, very heavy on the flour and it is unique to Waterford. (Or should I say "Waaaaaatherfurd"!?!).You really wont find...

  • 8. Local college

    There is a 3rd level Institute of Technology here, very popular with Irish students. They also take Erasmus exchange students as well, so if you get the...

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