Continuing our series on the sinking of the Folia on March 11th, 1917 off the coast of Ardmore, we include two films that we hope you find of interest. Both films offer rare glimpses of what it was like to be on board a U-Boat and also an insight into life on the seas for… Continue reading Psst … Mesmerizing And Shadowy Life Beneath The Waves Of Beautiful Ardmore
The Truth About The Seven Lives Sadly Lost On The Folia – 11/03/1917
So often, discussions about shipwrecks give a sense of adventure and even treasure on the high seas. But, these images understandably come crashing down when you hear more of the lives lost at sea. Somehow, hearing the names and ages makes this even more real. Information on their occupations on-board gives an insight into what… Continue reading The Truth About The Seven Lives Sadly Lost On The Folia – 11/03/1917
How To Survive Your First Visit Home To Beautiful Ardmore
Ever fallen in love with Ardmore, Waterford? Then you know that feeling of coming home. Feeling safe. Feeling complete. Knowing that you’re where you should be. Well, that’s what Maureen Moore Tarbox and Ellen Moore Shanahan have shared with us. Here’s their story: “Ardmore was the birthplace of our grandmother, Ellen Power. Unfortunately, she died… Continue reading How To Survive Your First Visit Home To Beautiful Ardmore
A Family At Harvest Time In Beautiful Ardmore, County Waterford
Step into heritage. A time gone by. And, meet a family at harvest time. A special thanks to Tom Power and all the Power family for sharing these truly evocative pictures that remember a time of a community and family at harvest time.
Make Your First Heavenly Ardmore Adventure Happen In Just A Few Amazing Hours (Read Below to See How!)
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… Continue reading Make Your First Heavenly Ardmore Adventure Happen In Just A Few Amazing Hours (Read Below to See How!)
Sure-Fire Ways To 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… Continue reading Sure-Fire Ways To Unlock The Secrets Of Ardmore Cathedral
These Amazing Images Show Just How Submarines Laid In Wait Outside Ardmore Bay
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… Continue reading These Amazing Images Show Just How Submarines Laid In Wait Outside Ardmore Bay
Do You Know The Story Behind Every Door In Ardmore?
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… Continue reading Do You Know The Story Behind Every Door In Ardmore?
A New Way To Talk About Ardmore: 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 Europe locked in the Dark Ages. Be inspired, as all visitors are, by the… Continue reading A New Way To Talk About Ardmore: Get Inspired By The Beauty Of Ardmore’s Round Tower
Will These Amazing Faces In The Crowd Change The Way You Think About Heritage?
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… Continue reading Will These Amazing Faces In The Crowd Change The Way You Think About Heritage?