Maritime Heritage Weekend

Maritime Heritage Weekend Friend and Foe 2017 On the 4th and 5th of August the Barony of Gaultier Historical Society presents a Maritime Heritage Weekend with the title “Friend and Foe 2017”. The rescue a German U-Boat commander by three fishermen from Dunmore East in August 1917 is the core of a two-day centenary commemorative […]

Blue Flag Beaches in Waterford

Waterford Blue Flag and Green Coast Awards 2017 At an An Taisce awards ceremony held at Crosshaven Yacht Club on May 22nd, County Waterford’s beaches were awarded with 4 Blue Flag awards and 7 Green Coast awards for 2017.  These awards are only made to bathing areas with excellent water quality and beach management.  Clonea […]

Cruise Calls to Waterford

Cruise Calls to Waterford Cruise Calls to Waterford have become part and parcel of our summer.  Over the past few years Waterford has become a destination for cruise ships and their passengers.   2017 is no different with the summer starting the Port of Waterford reports that there are 17 calls to Waterford this summer. Some […]

Palm Oil ‘Fatbergs’ on some Irish Beaches

Palm Oil ‘Fatbergs’ on some Irish Beaches An alert has been issued from the Environmental Protection Agency Palm Oil ‘Fatbergs’ on some Irish Beaches In recent weeks there have been a number of reported occurrences of white / off-white oily solid residues, similar to that pictured below, being washed up on Irish beaches. Analysis of […]

Pere Charles and Honeydew 2

Pere Charles and Honeydew ll 10th Anniversary On the 10th and 11th of January 2007 two fishing trawlers the Pere Charles and the Honeydew ll were lost in turbulent Winter storms off the coast of Waterford. The Pere Charles was fishing south of Hook Head and was returning back to Dunmore East with a full […]

A look back on 2016

A look back on 2016 There’s nothing like having a look back on the year that past, so we thought we’d share with you a few photos in our roundup and call it A look back on 2016.  We have met some fantastic people along the way who have made all the difference to Waterford […]

Dunmore East

Dunmore East If you have never visited Dunmore East then you are in for a real treat!  The fishing village which is on the mouth of the Waterford Harbour is in the barony of Gaultier which translated from Irish means ” Land of the Foreigner”.  Dunmore or Dún Mór, which means “Great Fort”, got it’s […]

A Weekend in Waterford

A Weekend in Waterford If you are looking for a breakaway then there is nothing like A Weekend in Waterford.  Whatever your interests we have you covered here in Waterford.  Whether it’s history or horse riding, surfing or sightseeing, trains or theatre, golf or greyhounds, fishing or food we have something for everyone. As Ireland’s […]

Waterford, Where I Live 2

Waterford, Where I Live 2! With camera in hand, there is nothing like getting out and about in Waterford.  Whether its to the coast or to the mountains, a country trail or any event that takes place in the city our our towns, it’s great to be able to capture some of the wonderful places […]