Fall In Love With The Captivating Poetry Of Fishermen Pulling In Their Nets In Amazing Ardmore

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Transport yourself to a time when fishing shaped the lives of the people of Ardmore.

A time of comradery, hard work, and even beauty.

Compare life nowadays to the simpler existence of fishermen.

Experience how it felt when they cast their nets for spratts in Ardmore. Enjoy the fruits of this description of fishing in Ardmore Waterford circa 1845 and how it conjures up an image of fishermen working hard on the seas.

“Look over the sea; the boats are out fishing. How pretty those look on the horizon whose white sails have caught the sun! There go others rowing out, with their nets heaped up in the stern. Read More »Fall In Love With The Captivating Poetry Of Fishermen Pulling In Their Nets In Amazing Ardmore

Guaranteed To Be Amazed – The Forgotten Skeleton Underneath Admore’s Round Tower

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What lies beneath?

It’s a question that we’ve all probably asked and maybe we’re all treasure hunters in our dreams.

But, what if a little digging could you tell you more about what lies above the ground?

Well, here’s a bit of history that proves this point perfectly.

We include an extract from The Gentleman’s Magazine: Volume 173 – January 1, 1843
The tower of Ardmore, in the county of Waterford, stands on the coast near the entrance of Youghal Bay; it is above 100 feet in height, 45 in circumference, 15 in diameter, divided by projecting bands into four stories at unequal distances; the door is 15 feet from the ground; the projecting bands are a remarkable feature, and assimilate it in appearance with the Indian towers of Boglipoor. Relative to an excavation made in the summer of 1841 at this tower, Sir W. Betham quotes the following correspondence.

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Strange Tales Of A Colourful Cat’s Stairs, A Hanging And An Amazing Giant’s Grave

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Leave the beaten track to see, hear, and feel the imprints of a time gone by.

Take your time to discover it all. You’ll be inspired to explore to this part of the country and to share in the history that is everywhere in Ardmore.

Step inside this a wonderful article about Ardo. It will capture the imagination of any visitor to a time gone by. It was written in October 1845 in Frazers Magazine For Town And County. (A wonderful picture from John King – All Rights Reserved).Read More »Strange Tales Of A Colourful Cat’s Stairs, A Hanging And An Amazing Giant’s Grave

Even The Most Heedful And Experienced Reaper Came To Beautiful Ardmore

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Plan your escape to a secret getaway.

Nestled into the cliff on the Sunny South East the small village of Ardmore will captivate you forever.

You can’t turn around in any corner in Ardmore without facing some awe-inspiring view, heritage-thumping location, or even a mind-bending piece of folklore.

Stories and legends crisscross this wonderful area and none such more than those collected in the following article from 1845.

So, if you like to peel back history, then we encourage you to jump in and immerse yourself in this wonderful article from Frazers Magazine For Town And County. (A wonderful picture from John King – All Rights Reserved).Read More »Even The Most Heedful And Experienced Reaper Came To Beautiful Ardmore