Discover The Thatched Cottages Of Ardmore And Grange, Waterford






When you visit Ardmore, you’ll be struck by the diversity and uniqueness of the houses that colour this small village. In particular, you’ll see the two fine thatched cottages that proudly frame the Main Street. But, thatched cottages have become less visible in the landscape of Ireland today. Once they defined a heritage whereas now…






Get Inspired By The Senior Finalists Of 1964






We’ve all had sporting heroes. And, for many living in Ardmore, the Senior Finalists of 1964 are elevated to hero status. We remember them here today. Frank Colbert sent this photograph from Sunny South Africa. The names of the Senior Football Finalists (1964) photo are as follows :-






Did You Know That There Was A Castle In Ardmore?






Even in the height of summer, the small village of Ardmore always seems peaceful. It also doesn’t seem designed to be defended. So just imagine when a mighty force entered the village to lay siege. Canons being called. A village under attack. And, then what concluded in the mass execution of prisoners of war. But,…






Learn How A Group Of Men Became Heroes Overnight

The Teaser Ardmore






No trip to Ardmore is complete without exploring the stories of the wrecks that litter it’s coastline. And, one of the most vivid accounts is that of the loss of the Schooner Teaser. Not just because of the sad tale of the loss of life on that fateful night. But, also for how this event…






Step Back To Reveal A Tradition In Ireland’s Ancient East






People have been interested in what was happening in Ardmore for hundreds of years. And, the roots of Ardmore’s heritage run deep. The following extracts represent early references to life in Ardmore and in particular to the feast of St Declan on the 24th July. These extracts come from the antiquities and history of Ireland,…






Shaped By Our History – Ardmore, 1824






Heritage in Ireland can get under your skin. But for some visitors, you can never get enough of a good thing. And, this is what we love. Their search for knowledge is our inspiration to find and preserve more and more of the rich heritage that surrounds us here in Ardmore. We include this early…






The Village That Lost Their Bathing-Lodges






In reality, the look and feel of Ardmore has not changed that much over the years. The dramatic cliff walk, patchwork of houses, winding trails, a charming village setting and welcoming locals all lend themselves to creating a wonderful stay in Ardmore. We look back to an early description of a trip from Dublin To…






Ireland’s Ancient East – Unpicking The History Of Ardmore






If you’ve been exploring Ireland’s Ancient East, you’ve discovered that there’s never a dull moment when visitors start to unpick history. When you arrive in Ardmore, you’ll be spoilt for choice. And, this is a site where stories is shared about Ardmore. Some stories come from visitors, others from those that have called Ardmore home…






Did A Bell Ever Ring Out Over Ardmore Bay?






For any visitor to Ardmore, there’s a historic presence forever in your heart. And, there’s no better way to understand the past than by walking around the historic sites of Ardmore. Most visitors sonon find that no structure strikes more of a chord with visitors than the Round Tower of Ardmore. Especially, as it looms…






Bloody Heads From Fighting Were Not Uncommon






Ardmore is just waiting to be explored. It provides a remote getaway. A base for action-packed adventures on the water. And, every other sort of escape that you could desire in between. And, like any visitor, you may choose to keep a diary of your experience. But, we are confident that you’ll never experience what…






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