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Bishop's Palace Museum: Admission Ticket
"The Bishop’s Palace Museum houses a display of Waterford treasures from 1700 to the 20th Century and gives visitors a wonderful insight into the history of what was up until the 1750s Ireland’s second city.Waterford city boasts the finest collection of 18th Century architecture of any city in Ireland outside of Dublin. Its great legacy from this era includes elegant architecture silverware and of course fine glassmaking. This period of elegance began in Waterford in 1741 when the Anglo-German architect Richard Castles designed the wonderful Bishop’s Palace. Castles built the Palace with its front overlooking the town wall which he had reduced in height Leinster House in Dublin. The Bishop’s Palace Museum reveals the story of Waterford from 1700 to the 1970s. Amongst the many items of national and international significance displayed at the museum is the only surviving Bonaparte 'mourning cross'
From EUR7.00
 
Medieval Museum and Bishop's Palace: Combined Admission Ticket
"Waterford Medieval Museum houses the 13th century Choristers Hall in the heart of Waterford's Viking Triangle and is the only museum of its kind in Ireland. The Medieval Museum houses the 13th century Choristers Hall and the 15th century Mayor’s Wine Vau in the heart of Waterford's Viking Triangle and is the only museum of its kind in Ireland and Europe that is built over two national monuments. This striking new building reveals the story of Waterford through the middle Ages and visitors are wowed as th the only piece of clothing to survive from King Henry VIII’s reign the ‘Cap of Maintenance’ as well as the Great Charter Roll which was viewed by Queen Elizabeth II on her state visit to Ireland in 2011.The Bishop’s Palace Museum houses a display of Waterford treasures from 1700 to the 20th Century and gives visitors a wonderful insight into the history of what was up until the 1750s
From EUR10.00
 
Private Tour: Ring of Kerry from Killarney
"The ""Ring of Kerry"" is a spectacular scenic route in south west Ireland. A private tour is the best way to enjoy all the sights and scenery the route has to offer. You can fully be in charge of the itinerary. Compared with coach tours we can make more stops (of your choice) and travel to places where buses have no access.The Ring of Kerry is a world-famous route following the N70 N71 and R562 roads in a circular direction around the Iveragh peninsula. The route starts in the town Killarney and passes through the towns and villages of (in order): Killorglin Cahersiveen Waterville Sneem Kenmare
From EUR56.00

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Crystal Ball

One of the things in the movie that they show you before you take the tour of the Waterford plant is the crystal ball that ushers in the New Year in Times Square. Having never been in Times Square at...
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Extravagant Crystal

It seems that whenever I am taking a trip with a grandchild, we always somehow end up at a glass factory. The grandson I took to the Med went with me to the Murano glass factory and bought his folks a...
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Free Guide Books and Leaflets

You will find tons of information on various things to see and do in and around Waterford in the free mini guidebooks and leaflets that are available in the pubs and hotels throughout the City and...
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Local Radio

Looking at the tip guides I am unsure whether or not I am posting this tip in the right place - let's see.For visitors to the City it would be a good idea to tune into Waterford Local Radio (WLR FM)...
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Nestled in the Southeast of...

Nestled in the Southeast of Ireland, you can’t go wrong with a visit to Wexford. Seen the statue of John Barry the first US naval commodor. Born in Tacumshane, County Wexford, Ireland in 1745, John...
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Waterford Crystal Factory

The house of Waterford Crystal is located in the centre of Waterford and is easy to find. There is a large showroom filled with wonderful crystal what they say is "the largest selection of Waterford...
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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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Reginalds Tower

Originally standing on this site was a Viking Tower built in 1003 which formed the apex of the triangular settlement known today as the Viking Triangle. Rebuilt by the Anglo-Normans in 1171, the...
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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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Clock Tower

Located on Merchant Quay is a beautiful freestanding Gothic Revival clock tower built of granite and limestone for the benefit of shipping. This was the Victorian era when Waterford was Ireland’s...
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Bishop's Palace

The Bishop's Palace was built from grey hewn stone in 1741. The Palace was designed by Anglo-German architect Richard Castles, with its front overlooking the town wall which he had reduced in...
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"Ireland's Oldest City"
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"Waterford City"
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"THE HOME OF WATERFORD CRYSTAL"
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"Waterford"
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HORSCHECK

"Waterford - The crystal city"
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