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  • 1. Waterford Crystal Factory

    The Waterford crystal museum tour is extremely interesting. It is around an hour long but the tour guide will keep you involved and interested the entire time. You will go through a short introduction...

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  • 2. Historical Walking Tours

    Every city should have a character like him! Jack has been doing this tours for more around 25 years and if someone knows the city and its history – well, that's him. The tour lasts one hour and is...

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  • 3. Tramore

    Tramore Town is built beside the sea about 7 miles from Waterford City. It's well worth a visit, Winter or Summer, but I prefer it in the Winter when it's not so crowded and the beaches are welcoming...

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  • 4. Reginalds Tower

    Waterford is the oldest City in Ireland - indeed, it is the oldest city in the British Isles! Parts of the original walls and towers of the old city remain standing to this day, and pride of place i...

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  • 5. Rock Of Cashel

    ROCK OF CASHEL Probably one of the most known places in Irland and maybe in the world. Rock of Cashel, a Castle and church ruin with cemeteries on the top of a hill. Museum and nice walks all around...

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  • 6. T & H Doolin's Pub

    Unfortunately, this pub closed down in 2014 and though it has been reported as sold to a new owner, it does not show any signs of activity. When they closed, the pub has been running for over 300...

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  • 8. Christ Church Cathedral

    The little Cathedral is exceptional in many aspects. First, it is Europe's only necolassical Georgian Cathedral. Second, it is the only Cathedral in Ireland...

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  • 9. Medieval Museum

    Beforehand: The museum is part of what is called „Treasures of Waterford“. This was once housed in a single building at Hanover Street, but has moved now to a...

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  • 10. The New Bridge

    On 19th October 2009 the much-awaited new bridge finally opened as part of the N25 Waterford bypass roads scheme.The bridge is spectacular and dominates the...

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  • 11. The People's Park

    Waterford is lucky to have a very large public park right in the City centre, about five minutes walk from the Quay. It's been around since the 19th century but...

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  • 12. Christ Church Cathedral

    After lunch we headed back to our hotel and stopped by the Christ Church Cathedral, designed by architect John Roberts. Construction started in 1773 and it was...

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  • 13. Dunmore East

    No village has the right to be this be this pretty but Dunmore East is Waterford County's most pituresque village. Located approx 10km from Waterford city and...

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  • 14. Tramore

    Not my favourite Waterford town by a long shot, but Tramore does have it's draws, namely a beautiful blue flag beach and is an easy sidetrip from Waterford City...

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  • 15. The Granary

    If you visit Waterford for one reason and one reason only, you have to make it The Granary Museum. The building itself was a former grin store on Waterford’s...

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  • 16. City Square

    There has been a lot of development around the main square in Waterford recently, some welcome, some controversial and unnecessary. What is sure, is that the...

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  • 17. Clock Tower

    Located on Waterford’s Quay is the rather lonely looking clock tower, one of Waterford City’s main symbols. The Clock Tower dates from the mid 19th century and...

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  • 18. Thomas Francis Meagher Statue

    Standing proudly on The Mall is the equestrian statue of Thomas Francis Meagher, one of Waterford’s and Ireland’s most famous nationalist leaders. Born in a...

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  • 19. The Mall

    The Mall was laid out in the 18th century and the wide street was built on reclaimed land which had previously been a water inlet which surrounded Reginald’s...

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  • 20. French Church and Greyfriars Abbey

    Located on Greyfriar’s Street, the ruins of the French Church functioned as a Franciscan Monastery from the 13th century. The unusual name of the...

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  • 21. Christ Church Cathedral

    Located close to City Hall is the towering Christ Church Cathedral, which is the only existing Neo-Classical Georgian Cathedral in Europe. Like the City Hall it...

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  • 22. City Hall

    The large grey limestone building which dominates The Mall is Waterford City Hall. The building was designed by John Roberts and was built in 1783. Many...

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  • 23. City Walls

    Not many cities or historic towns in Ireland have retained the, once common, stone walls which surrounded many of the country’s medieval and Viking settlements...

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  • 24. Reginald's Tower

    Reginald’s Tower near Waterford city centre may not look overly impressive at first glance but the history of the tower makes it one of the city’s main sights...

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  • 25. Amusement Parks at Tramore

    Tramore is Ireland's answer to Blackpool or Coney Island. With it's three mile long beach thronged with well managed casual traders on one side and a sheer...

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