Jack Burtchaell's Guided Walking Tour
Jack's 'gift of the gab' brings Waterford's nooks and crannies alive, effortlessly squeezing 1000 years of history into one hour. Tours...
Edmund Rice International Heritage Centre
Edmund Ignatius Rice, founder of the Christian Brothers, established his first school at Mt Sion on Barrack St. A whiz-bang interactive...
Don’t be discouraged by the plain exterior and side-street location; this small, friendly place serves a smooth Guinness, and has trad...
Ardkeen Food Store
Some of the region's best foods are sold here, 3km southeast of the centre. On the second and fourth Sunday of each month, there's a...
Lonely Planet review
The Mall, a wide 18th-century street built on reclaimed land, was once a tidal inlet. From the river end, its stateliest buildings are John Roberts' City Hall (1788) and beautifully refurbished Theatre Royal , arguably Ireland's most intact 18th-century theatre.
Crumbling fragments of the old city wall include Beach Tower at the top of Jenkin's Lane and Half Moon Tower (both are just off Patrick St). One impossible-to-miss building in Waterford is its landmark 1860s clock tower .