Interesting History

We all need to learn something new every day just to keep the grey matter tuned up. Interesting History Where did “Piss Poor” come from? They used to use urine to tan animal skins, so families used to all pee in a pot. And then once it was full it was taken and sold to […]

Vere Thomas St Leger Goold

Waterford at Wimbledon

The Waterford Gentleman WHo Nearly Won Wimbledon Thanks to James Doherty. One of the most interesting characters to have ever graced centre court at Wimbledon, was an Irishman impressively named Vere Thomas St ledger Goold. Goold was born in Waterford Ireland in 1853 to a respectable family. As a member of the gentry a life […]

Eating Waterford

Eating Waterford

A Challenge to Eat Waterford products Eating Waterford is a challenge that I set myself and here is how the whole story unfolded! I met up with a few friends the other night at a local watering hole.  It wasn’t the usual place that we were used to meeting but we decided on a change […]

Copper Coast

Waterford’s Copper Coast Expands.

UNESCO approves extension of Copper Coast Global Geopark At a recent meeting at UNESCO head-quarters in Paris, approval was unanimously given to the Waterford’s Copper Coast Global Geopark for a small extension, to include prehistoric and medieval sites in Waterford including the village of Kill. Speaking at the recent community information meeting held in Kill […]

Muldoon

Muldoon Irish Whiskey.

Muldoon Irish Whiskey Liqueur rated in top 3 at Whisky Live London Waterford’s Muldoon Irish Whiskey Liqueur was given the thumbs up in London recently where it was rated among the top three products at Whisky Live London.   Run over two days, the annual sell out event is considered the world’s premier tasting show.  With […]

Ponticelli Coffee

Waterford’s Coffee Tradition

Something’s brewing at Coffee House Lane! The Coffee Warehouse revives Waterford’s traditional art of coffee roasting When you think of some of the great foodstuffs that originated in Waterford you can’t but help think of the blaa, rashers or even cream crackers.  But, one of Waterford’s better kept secrets is coffee, and a Waterford company, […]

Irelands Ancient East

Waterford and Ireland’s Ancient East

The Minister for Tourism, Paschal Donohoe and Minister of State, Michael Ring announced a new tourism initiative for Ireland’s east coast called “Ireland’s Ancient East”  as a follow-up to the Wild Atlantic Way on the west coast. Visitors along ‘Ireland’s Ancient East’ are set the challenged to immerse themselves in the history of Ireland’s east […]

The Copper Coast Geopark Centre

The Copper Coast

The wild and wonderful coastline that Waterford offers is second to none.  With beaches inlets coves, cliffs and scenic views, you will be in awe of the beauty that we have here.  One stretch of the coast is a UNESCO Global Geopark and that is the Copper Coast. The Copper Coast lies between Tramore to […]

A Walk around Faithlegg

By Stephen Mullally of Tramore Tourism Easter Sunday morning and today we said we would do something different. We took the chance to meet up with a good friend and his dog and head off for a ramble. We met at Faithlegg church in Co. Waterford,the area was basking in glorious sunshine with only a […]

Mount Congreve

Mount Congreve Gardens

Just 7 kilometers from Waterford City, nestled in the Suir Valley at Kilmeaden, on the banks of the River Suir are the world famous gardens of Mount Congreve. The life work of Mr Ambrose Congreve, the gardens are some of the most beautiful and awe inspiring in the world. Covering 70 acres and a four […]