Places of Interest
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is the capital of the sunny south east of Ireland and is also Ireland’s oldest city. Founded by Viking traders in 914, the city has an exciting medieval flavour and colourful history, which is explained in the Waterford Museum of Treasures. It is also home to world famous Waterford Crystal and the House of Crystal visitor centre gives an insight into how liquid glass is moulded, blown and hand crafted into the exquisite pieces on display.
is home to one of the most spectacular tourist attractions in Ireland and one of the most visited; the ‘Rock of Cashel’ is a collection of medieval buildings, which includes a 12th century round tower, high cross, Romanesque chapel and 13th century Gothic cathedral to name just a few.
is an imposing 13th-15th century structure, which appears to ‘grow’ out of the rock on which it stands. The castle has been the scene of sieges and bombardments for centuries, yet retains its impressive keep, tower and much of its original defensive structure.
enjoys a rare mix of rugged mountains, rolling valleys, verdant woodlands and breathtaking beaches spanning 200km of coastline. It is home to superb historic buildings and monuments, such as 15th century Ballyhack Castle, 17th century Craanford Mill and the imposing Dunbrody Abbey, one of the finest examples of a Cistercian Monastery in Ireland.