Waterford City

Waterford is the oldest city in Ireland.

The Viking Triangle takes you back to the time of the Vikings.

Visit Reginald’s Tower to hear how Reginald the Viking founded the city in 914. Visit Christ Church Cathedral where Strongbow and Aoife were married in 1170.

Greyfriars Friary was founded in 1240 and was closed 300 years later by King Henry VIII.

Visit the 13th century Choristers’ Hall and the 15th century Mayor’s Wine Vault at Waterford Treasures and see the treasures on display in the Museum galleries.

The Bishop’s Palace tells the story from 1700 to 1970.

Waterford is famous for its crystal and the Waterford Crystal Visitor Centre offers guided tours.

The Cathedral of the Most Holy Trinity and Christ Church Cathedral were both designed by John Roberts.

There are many restaurants/cafés throughout the City as well as plenty of shops in which to browse.