St Declan’s Well Turned Out To Be Leading The Way To Ireland’s Amazing Ancient East

There are many great reasons why Ardmore is famous. Its heritage leads the way as part of Ireland’s Ancient East. And, here’s just one of them. St Declan founded a seminary in Ardmore circa 416. The Holy Well at the beginning of the Cliff Walk served as a baptistery for St. Declan who Christianised the… Continue reading St Declan’s Well Turned Out To Be Leading The Way To Ireland’s Amazing Ancient East

Imagine How Amazing It Feels Like To Stand On Top Of The Round Tower In Ardmore

Over a beautiful bay, close to the border of Cork and Waterford, on Ireland’s Ancient East Trail stands one of the best-preserved examples of a Round Tower in the country. Built in the 12th century, it provides a great day out for families with children, couples, and even walkers enjoying the beautiful surrounding ruins of… Continue reading Imagine How Amazing It Feels Like To Stand On Top Of The Round Tower In Ardmore

How To Unlock Ardmore’s Amazing Heritage – An Beannachan

Immerse yourself in the history, myths, and stunning beauty of Ardmore. A place inextricably linked with Saint Declan. For centuries this small seaside village and coastline has fired the imaginations of writers, and artists. Now it’s your turn to be inspired. St. Declan’s Oratory or An Beannachan can be found to the east of the… Continue reading How To Unlock Ardmore’s Amazing Heritage – An Beannachan

Three Buildings That Are Now Lost Forever

Like any village in Ireland, time marches on and the buildings evolve to meet the needs of the community. However, we include pictures of some notable losses: Colaiste Deuglan which once stood proudly in the village (within the same location of the Round Tower Hotel), the old Police Barracks (by Whitehorses and The Hall) and the… Continue reading Three Buildings That Are Now Lost Forever

A Living Heritage

Heritage is all about people. Of course, we have to protect buildings and preserve sites. But, we also need to ensure that our heritage is kept alive. Living in the hearts and minds of us all. This makes heritage meaningful. And, engaging to us as a community. On this site, we’ve been seeing how the… Continue reading A Living Heritage