Waterford County Museum is located in the Old Town Hall opposite the Augustinian Friary Church in Dungarvan.
After a meeting was held by the Dungarvan Irish Countrywomen’s Association in 1982 it was decided that a Waterford County Museum Society be established to manage the museum.Read More
Lismore, another town 24km from Dungarvan, is most famous for the castle that overshadows the entire place. Sitting on the River Blackwater, the castle is owned by the Duke of Devonshire. The gardens and gallery are open to the public, however due to the castle being the private residence of Lord and Lady Burlington and their family, it is closed to the public.Read More
Dungarvan castle (also known as King John’s Norman Castle) was founded in 1185 by Prince John. This castle was built in an Anglo – Norman style and is one of many castles built around the 12th century in the South-East of Ireland. The earliest part of the castle is its shell keep, which is rare for Irish castles to have as this is more commonly found in English castles.Read More
Ardmore is a sleepy fishing village, about 22km from Dungarvan, which in recent times has become a popular tourist destination. It has gained nationwide recognition for its long beaches, hidden coves, restaurants and the five star Cliff house hotel. The village also has a long history, making for an interesting visit.Read More