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Heaven Sent Adventures






Craving adventures? We’ve got the perfect coastal hideaway. Spectacular views. Hidden coves. Fine dining. The best coffee stops. And, 100% jam-packed with adventures. But how to create your perfect adventure? Not an easy task when, for most, it has to feel “just right”. Adventures Are Always Personal It’s your time now. To do what you…






Faces In The Crowd






Spend one night in Ardmore and you’ll be rewarded with memories forever. Here, are the wonderful pictures taken by Dr Murphy. All taken on one night many moons ago in Ardmore. It’s like everyone turned around just to say hello. A warm thank you to Margaret Murphy and her family for letting us post her…






Ardmore – When Submarines Laid In Wait






Over the years of WWI and WWII, many ships fell victim to the destructive power of submarine attack along the coastline of Ireland. And, nowadays we look out to sea enjoying the coastlines and understandably never think that once a powerful fleet hunted their prey and the many British warships and shipping vessels that would…






Behind Every Door Is A Story






Behind every door is a story. And, every window a perspective. Way back in 2009, there was a brief discussion between Mary Moloney as chairperson of Ardmore Tidytowns and Michael Reilly. This then led to an email exchange about the history of Main Street in Ardmore with James Quain. James then wrote a lovely draft…






Get Inspired By The Beauty Of Ardmore’s Round Tower






Step into Ardmore’s Golden Age of Saints and Scholars and visit the Round Tower of Ardmore. Trace the steps where Ireland’s pioneering saints and monks wrote some of the world’s greatest manuscripts. And, how they spread their learning and spirituality throughout a Europe locked in the Dark Ages. Be inspired, as all visitors are, by…






The Poetry Of Fishermen Pulling In Their Nets






Transport yourself to a time when fishing shaped the lives of the people of Ardmore. A time of comradery, hard work, and even beauty. Compare life nowadays to the more simpler existences of fishermen. Experience how it felt when they cast their nets for spratts in Ardmore. Enjoy the fruits of this description of fishing…






Walk In The Footsteps Of Danes, Druids, and Saints






Take a break. Forget your problems. And, just sit back and soak in the beauty of the Round Tower in Ardmore. Explore this wonderful location at your own pace. And, enjoy a setting that has inspired people for 100’s of years. As you walk around the Tower, you’ll not be surprsied to learn that this…






Unlock The Secrets Of Ardmore Cathedral






No visit to Ardmore is complete without a visit to the ruins of Ardmore Cathedral. Located just a short stroll from the Main Street in the heart of Ardmore Village, the site was formally recognised as a Cathedral in 1170. It underwent several phases of construction over the centuries and the present building showcases various…






From Religious Women’s Wells To Gráinseach






If you like to peel back history, you’ve probably noticed that so often the focus of old articles is on Ardmore. But, we were delighted to find this journal article from 1841. Although it ends with a somber impression of the area, it is well worth exploring. It also gives some valuable information on Grange…






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