Viewing: Cork Kerry
Three magnificent museums chronicling over one thousand years of history. Situated at the apex of the Viking Triangle in Waterfordâ€™s historic city centre, Reginaldâ€™s Tower is home to an exciting exhibition that uses a superb collection of historic and archaeological artefacts to tell the story of Waterfordâ€™s Viking heritage. Situated between Cathedral Square and the Bishopâ€™s Palace, Waterfordâ€™s Medieval Museum is a tribute to Medieval Waterford and life in the city during that period. The Bishopâ€™s Palace charts the history of Waterford from 1700 to 1970.
Situated just 8km from Cork City, this historic Castle is most famous for the Blarney Stone, which has the traditional power of conferring eloquence on all who kiss it. The mysterious Rock Close is set in the Castle grounds.
Cobh a unique Irish port town was the most important port of emigration in the country, right up to the 1960â€™s. It was the last port of call for the ill fated Titanic and a final resting place for the victims of the Lusitania sinking. Cobh Heritage Centre dramatically recalls these events in the renovated Victorian Railway Station. New White Star Line exhibition for 2012 and Fr. Browne Titanic photos.
Learn how Jameson became the worldâ€™s largest selling Irish whiskey in the world, discover the secrets of triple distillation and the Angels Share. Follow the Distillers path and finish with a comparison whiskey tasting, enjoy lunch in the Malt House restaurant or pick a unique gift in the Gift store.
Kerry County Museum brings to life the story of Kerry from the earliest times to the present day. Priceless treasures are on display in the Museum, illustrating the rich heritage of the county.
Mizen Head Signal Station, at Ireland's most South-Westerly point, is a dramatic place to visit. The Visitor Centre houses displays about the Fastnet Lighthouse, the Geology of Mizen and a Navigational Simulator. There are several paths leading to wonderful coastal views.
Great famine commeration exhibition brings this period of Irish history to life. Lough Hyne visitor centre offers an insight into Irelandâ€™s first marine nature reserve. Genealogy information.