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Heritage Sites in Southeast

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Lismore Castle and Gardens

Lismore Castle and GardensLismore, Co Waterford, Ireland
The castle was built by King John in the 13th century. It was subsequently acquired by Sir Walter Raleigh in 1589 and since 1753 has been the home of the Dukes of Devonshire who reside there for five to six weeks per annum. For the remainder of th...
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Rothe House

Kilkenny City, Co. Kilkenny, Ireland, R95 P89C
A 16th century Tudor Townhouse of great charm. Includes a period costume exhibition and local museum
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Christ Church Cathedral Waterford

Cathedral Square, Waterford City, Co. Waterford, X91 TC66
Originally of Viking foundation, the present Church of Ireland edifice was designed by John Roberts in the 18th century.
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Kells Augustinian Priory

Co. Kilkenny, Ireland
An extensive Augustinian Priory founded in 1193. Adjacent is a large Mill, currently being restored, which will serve as a visitor centre & craft area
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Reginald's Tower

Reginald's TowerThe Quay, Waterford City, Co. Waterford, Ireland, X91 Y880
It is suggested that the site was established as early as 851. It houses the civic and maritime museum.
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Dungarvan Castle

Castle St, Dungarvan, Co. Waterford
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Kilkenny Castle

Kilkenny CastleKilkenny City, Co. Kilkenny, Ireland, R95 YRK1
A 12th century castle remodelled in Victorian times and set in extensive parklands which was the principal seat of the Butler family, Marquesses and Dukes of Ormonde. Due to major restoration works, the central block now includes a library, drawing room,
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Duncannon Fort

Duncannon, Co. Wexford, Ireland, Y34 V290
Duncannon Fort is star shaped and built at a strategically important promontory in Waterford Harbour.
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Ferns Castle

Ferns CastleFerns, Co Wexford, Ireland, Y21 D892
The castle was built in the 13th century, possibly by William, Earl Marshall. Originally, the castle formed a square, with large corner towers. Only half of the castle now remains. The most complete tower contains a fine circular chapel, with carved ornam
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Ballyhack Castle

Ballyhack CastleBallyhack, Co. Wexford, Ireland, Y34 TN56
Ballyhack Castle is located on a steep slope in a commanding position overlooking Waterford estuary. The castle, a large tower house, is thought to have been built c. 1450 by the Knights Hospitallers of St. John, one of the two great military orders found
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Saint Canices Cathedral

Saint Canices CathedralKilkenny City, Co Kilkenny, Ireland, R95 V63H
The 13th century cathedral of St Canice is the second longest cathedral in Ireland . The site on which the cathedral stands has been a site of Christian worship since the 6th century...
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Johnstown Castle

Johnstown, Co. Wexford, Ireland, Y35 DA33
The National Museum of Agriculture and Rural Life is located in the former estate farmyard within the grounds of Johnstown Castle. A permanent exhibition on the Great Famine recently opened. Museum visitors can view the gardens. Admission.
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Waterford and Suir Valley Railway

Waterford and Suir Valley RailwayKilmeaden Station, Kilmeaden, Co Waterford, Ireland, X91 DH93
Enjoy a 40 minute scenic trip on a narrow gauge railway along the banks of the River Suir, get a glimpse in to Mount Congreve Gardens and make a wish in the Magic Wood. Fun for all ages. Family fun events Wednesday and Sunday June to August
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Hook Lighthouse

Churchtown, Co. Wexford, Ireland, Y34 KD93
Built in the 13th century as a navigation aid by William Marshal, Earl of Pembroke, as a part of his development of his Lordship of Leinster. The massive structure has three stone vaulted chambers with a spiral stairway ascending through the wall.
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Carlow Castle

Carlow CastleCarlow Town, Co. Carlow, Ireland
This castle was built in the 13th century overlooking the Barrow. Unfortunately, much of it was destroyed in the 18th century and only two towers can be seen today.
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Kilmokea Gardens

Great Island, Campile, Co Wexford, Ireland
Kilmokea is situated on the joint estuary of the Nore and the Barrow. The gardens, which cover almost 3ha, fall into two distinct parts. Around the house are the formal walled gardens and set into the stone wall a heavy wooden door leads you into ...
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Brownshill Dolmen

Hacketstown Road, Carlow Town, Co. Carlow, Ireland
This is a very large Dolmen, and the capstone is the largest to be found in Europe.
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Dunmore East Adventure Centre

Stoney Cove, Dunmore East, Co Waterford, Ireland, X91 KD40
Purpose built adventure centre with full shoreside facilities and shop. Activities:archery, rockclimbing, windsurfing, sailing, kayaking, canoeing, coastal hiking, orienteering, team challenge programme. Autumn/Winter and Spring/Summer pro...
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