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New Ross, Co. Wexford

New Ross (Irish: Ros Mhic Thriúin) is a small town that lies in the Estuary of the River Barrow in southwest County Wexford.

On the Quayfront you can visit the Dunbrody Famine Shop, a replica of one that brought many of our forefathers to the United States of America, including the greatgrandparents of President John F Kennedy. The Kennedy Centre and Arboretum just a few miles from the centre of New Ross are well worth a visit, you can picnic in the gardens or just stroll around many acres of parkland.

New Ross is an ideal base for taking in a drive around the scenic Ring of Hook which features many historical sites including Dunbrody Abbey, Tintern Abbey and The Hook Lighthouse. The famous and reputedly haunted Loftus Hall is also located nearby.

There are many fine beaches and restaurants in this area – seafood is a speciality.

Activities
Angling and Charters, Diving and Snorkelling,Canoeing, Windsurfing, Coarse Angling, Golf,Quad Biking, River Cruises, Play Barn, Three Sisters Marina in New Ross.

Hook Tourist Information Office:
Telephone: +353 (0)51 397 502
www.thehook.com

Main Attractions
Hook Lighthouse,
Duncannon Fort,
Ballyhack Castle,
Kilmokea Gardens,
Dunbrody Abbey,
Tintern Abbey,
Dunbrody Ship,
J.F.Kennedy Arboretum,
The Kennedy Homestead. 

Gardens

Woodstock Gardens - Inistioge County Kilkenny Ireland
Woodstock Gardens
Inistioge, Co. Kilkenny
As garden comebacks go, there are few more dazzling than the restoration of the grounds  at Woodstock. A celebrated show piece in their Victorian heyday, the gardens, gloriously situated above the River Nore, had become a derelict. The w ...
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Golf

Aerial view of Faithlegg House & Golf Course
Faithlegg Golf Club
Waterford, Co. Waterford
Course Type: Parkland
Opened in May 1993, Faithlegg golf course was designed by renowned Irish golf courses architect Paddy Merrigan, the course carries the familiar Merrigan stamp of difficult, undulating greens.  And water heightens the challenge, especially ov ...
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Self Catering

Waterford Castle Hotel - Waterford County Waterford Ireland - Self Catering
Waterford Castle Lodges
Waterford, Co. Waterford
Castle Gardens’ architects and interior designers have pooled cutting edge design, technology and glamour to achieve something very desirable indeed. These 3 bedroom semi detached lodges are set on the beautiful island of Waterford Cast ...
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What's On

Dunhill Farmers Market - County Waterford - Last Sunday each month
Dunhill Farmers Market

Parish Hall, Dunhill, County Waterford

Last Sunday of month: 11.30am - 2pm

All local produce with range of local cheeses and fresh free rang ...
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Tourist Attractions

Reginalds Tower - Waterford County Waterford Ireland
Reginalds Tower
Waterford, Co. Waterford
Reginald's Tower is the oldest urban civic building in Ireland, and the oldest monument to retain its Viking name. To this day, it remains Waterford's most recognisable landmark. Reginalds Tower is a circular tower that is part of the town's defe ...
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Wedding Venues

Wedding
Ballyduff House
Thomastown, Co. Kilkenny
Set in fine rolling countryside in its own farmland and grounds, Breda Thomas’s lovely 18th century house overlooking the River Nore is blessed with an utterly restful location. Ballyduff House offers exceptionally spacious and comfortable ...
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