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We spent our 1st two nights in Ireland in Waterford, I had thought it would be a nice base to see that area from but if I were to plan another trip, I would probably base myself out of Kilkenny which would have been closer to the things we ended up seeing.
We really didn't have a lot of time to explore Waterford itself, just a couple of hours on the 1st morning after we woke up and recovered from our jetlag. We stopped by Reginald's Tower, had lunch at Bodega, visited Christ Church Cathedral before heading east to see Johnstown Castle and see the sights in Wexford.
On our 2nd morning, we headed west from Waterford and drove the coastal road passing through Tramore, Annestown and Dungarvan before heading to Lismore where we stopped for a look at the castle there and lunch. The drive along the coast was very scenic, it's what I always imagined Ireland would look like with cliffs plunging into the sea, lush green grass and farmhouses dotting the landscape.
We headed out of Waterford going west along the coastal road and we stopped to take in the view at the Guillamene... more travel advice
Close to Reginald's Tower, there is a statue of Thomas Francis Meagher (1823-1867) who was born in Waterford. He came to... more travel advice
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