Jim Morrish found a picture recently of his late aunt, Eileen Murray (the young girl with the round glasses bottom right-hand corner 2nd row, wearing a black coat in the featured image).
Why The Amazing Lookout Is Worth Your Attention
When you come and visit Ardmore, take a moment and lose yourself by some of Ireland’s most striking Look Out Towers. Perched on the headland of Ardmore, the view out to sea is breathtaking. The first tower was built during the Napoleonic wars as an early warning system if the French tried to invade Ireland.… Continue reading Why The Amazing Lookout Is Worth Your Attention
The Truth Behind The Old Coastguard Station
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
The Secrets Behind The Siege Of Ardmore In 1642
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.
Do You Want To Find Out More About Ardmore?
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 Do You Want To Find Out More About Ardmore?
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