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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
 
Waterford Crystal and Kilkenny Rail Trip from Dublin
"Meet your guide in Dublin’s Heuston Station in early morning and set off on a scenic rail journey to Kilkenny. Often hailed as the most attractive city in Ireland Kilkenny is famous for its postcard-perfect medieval looks and its historical cathedrals abbeys and castles.Stroll around the cobbled streets and get an overview of the city’s history and top sights. Afterward you'll enjoy free time during which you might choose to pop into the renowned Kilkenny Design Centre which stocks Irish fashion and handcrafts or pay an entrance fee to visit Kilkenny Castle
From EUR109.00

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To Waterford by train or by bus

Iarnrod Eireann runs about 4 trains per day between Dublin Heuston and Waterford (Plunkett). The journey takes less than 3 hours.
Moreover the buses of Bus Eireann (see photo) serve Waterford from all major towns in Ireland.
For a trip to Tramore or Dunmore East the local buses of Bus Eireann and Suirway offer regular services.

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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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Kilkenny Design Centre

The National Craft Gallery is located in the Castle yard, once home to the stables and coach houses of the historic Kilkenny Castle. The imposing stable yard is a crescent-shaped building with...
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Kilkenny Castle

The original Anglo-Norman stone castle was the work of Norman Knight - Richard De Clare who was nick-named Strongbow. Strongbow was one of the Knights who helped Henry II of England seize control of...
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Kyteler's Inn

There sure are many pubs in this town to choose from. I loved the old building that was home to Kyteler's Inn which was founded in 1324 by dame Alice le Kyteler. The lady was born here in Kilkenny in...
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Kilkenny Courthouse

The courthouse was originally constructed in the 13th century by the wealthy Grace family who resided in it until in 1566, James Grace, the Governor of Ireland leased it to the state. It was used as a...
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Saint Canice's Cathedral

Unfortunately i did not have time to go into the cathedral as the time allotted on our bus tour just wasn't enough for this lovely city. There has been a church on this site since the 6th century when...
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