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Worth a stop for its sheer eclecticness, Sid’s, 1...
The inviting panoramic terrace here overlooks the ruins of a medieval church, fields of grazing cattle and the ocean beyond...
Nab a table on the sea-view patio at this simple place with its nautical themed blue-and-white frontage and porthole-style windows...
Tucked up a wooden staircase inside the general store Ann McDonald’s Deli, this arty cafe adds a modern twist to the wholefood formula with dishes like a four-cheese quiche and grilled salmon marinated in ginger, hon...
Museums & Galleries
The Normans' influence on 13th-century Ireland (up to 400 boats with goods for trade would be in port at New Ross) is recalled via 15 tapestry panels created by over 150 volunteer embroiderers...
A longstanding Wexford favourite, the Sky & the Ground's decor is classic, with enamel signage and a roaring fire...
OK, so you can’t see its namesake Amalfi coastline from this 1st-floor restaurant...
With its worn booths and vinyl tablecloths, this dusty cafe is the kind of place you thought had long disappeared. Old-fashioned stomach-stokers include lamb cutlets, mixed grills and traditional full Irish breakfasts.
Transportation & Travel Services
Services to numerous Irish towns and cities, including Dublin (€20, three hours, at least nine daily) via Wexford (€5.50, 30 minutes), and Cork (€25, four hours, three to five daily) via Waterford (€18, 1½ hours).
The spicy chargrills like double chicken fillets with chilli are a burst of sunshine at this small Portuguese restaurant with a big reputation. On balmy days the front opens up like the lid on a can of anchovies.
The outbuildings of the Johnstown Castle house the Irish Agricultural Museum . It has an interesting collection of farm machinery and Irish country furniture, a horse-drawn caravan and a small Famine exhibition.
Buses depart from Dunbrody Inn on the Quay and travel to Waterford (€7, 30 minutes, seven to 11 daily), Wexford (€8, 40 minutes, three to four daily) and Dublin (€16, three hours, four daily).
Restored to its original glory (check out the star-spangled roof), the dazzling Roman Catholic cathedral (1846) was designed by Augustus Pugin, the architect behind the Houses of Parliament in London.
At the eastern end of the main street is the cathedral, built in early Gothic style in 1817. Its graveyard contains a ruined high cross , said to mark the resting place of Dermot MacMurrough.
The small, laidback holiday town of Duncannon slopes down to a sandy beach that’s transformed into a surrealist canvas during July’s Duncannon International Sand Sculpting Festival .
Rte 370 runs between Waterford, New Ross, Duncannon, Templetown and Fethard. The entire journey takes over two hours and there is only one bus in each direction each day Monday to Saturday.
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