Set high on a cliff overlooking Ardmore Beach and Bay, this building was constructed on the Odell Estate for the coastguards in 1867. Today the old coastguard station still sits in splendid isolation and is privately owned. It was the second coast guard station in Ardmore, the first one at the Ardmore end of the… Continue reading The Truth Behind The Old Coastguard Station
We include a second account of the The Round Tower of Ardmore, and its Siege in 1642 (January 1, 1856) as presented in The Journal of the Kilkenny and Southeast of Ireland Archaeological Society BY JOHN WINDELE, ESQ.
Ardmore is a seaside village in County Waterford. It is located 40 miles between both Cork and Waterford and Clonmel. And, it forms part of Ireland’s Ancient East Trail. Ardmore’s name comes from the Irish Aird Mhór, meaning “Great Height”. Another translation of Ardmore is High Sheep Island. It has a resident population of around… Continue reading How Often Do You Hear Yourself Saying “Hey Fool, I Must Find Out More About Ardmore”?
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