Exploring Waterford's Ancient Monuments

Recommended Websites

 

A  list of useful and informative websites relating to Irish Archaeology

 

The Heritage Council

 Seeking to protect and enhance the richness, quality and diversity of Ireland's national heritage.

 

The Standing Stone

Excellent website covering monuments in the Irish midlands.

 

 Megalithomania

Long established active website that covers all of Ireland with a huge database of monuments.

 

Knowth

Website highlighting the famous monuments of Ireland's Boyne Valley

 

Megalithic Ireland

Site featuring Irish megalithic, early ecclesiastical and fortified sites

 

  Megalithic Monuments  Of Ireland

Lots of information and photos on Irish Megaliths

 

Bonane Heritage Park

Website of Co. Kerry Heritage Park which has an abundance of well preserved multi-period archaeological sites

 

Irish Stones

  An excellent new website which documents the many megalithic and medieval places of Ireland

 

Voices From The Dawn

The Folklore of Ireland's ancient monuments

 

Irish Archaeology

An excellent Blog set up by an Irish archaeologist - with lots of interesting articles

 

Irish Megaliths

An excellent information packed website dealing with Megaliths and Early Christian sites

 

 

Waterford Websites

 

Muddy Boots

Facilitates Guided Walking Tours of the Comeragh, Knockmealdown and Galtee Mountain ranges

 

Lismore Heritage Town

Informative website about one of Waterford's most historic towns

 

Dunmore Walks

Website aimed at promoting walking tourism around the beautiful picturesque village of Dunmore East

 

Mount Melleray Abbey

Cistercian monastery and home to five Ogham stones

 

De La Salle Scout Group

A vibrant 'action packed' website with lots of photos and information about the group's activities

 

 

Waterford Accommodation

 

Fitzwilton Hotel

Luxury 4  Star hotel in the centre of Waterford City

 

Comeragh Hostel

  (Facebook Page)

 An excellent base from which to explore the many attractions of the Comeragh mountains and beyond

 

Tower Hotel & Leisure Centre

The perfect accommodation venue in the heart of Waterford City

 

The Granville Hotel

Luxury 4 star accommodation overlooking the waterfront and marina in Waterford City

 

 

Irish Websites

 

 Irish Lichens

A fantastic and fascinating website which explores the many species of Lichen found in Ireland

 

Irish Wildflowers

 Photographs and details of over 800 native and introduced wildflowers found in Ireland

 

Claudia Dingle

Irish artist specialising in watercolours

 

University College Cork

 Founded in 1845, UCC is one of the oldest Universities in Ireland

 

Castlecomer Discovery Park

 With its varied attractions, this is an ideal location for couples, families, tour groups, school groups or individuals.

 

Ogham Wish

Ogham Wishes  individually painted  on hand made paper and beautifully framed

 

 

 

International  Websites - Archaeology

 

Ancient Craft

An excellent website dedicated to archaeology, including ancient craft and technologies dating from pre-history through to 10th century.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Ballyquin Portal Tomb
 


A delightfully situated monument

Read about Here


 

Tallest Stone

 
 

Waterford's  tallest standing stone is  located 5 km from Tramore. The impressive stone measures 3.7m in height. See it  Here

 

 Monument Guide

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The White Lady, Ballymacaw

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