EXPLORE THE REGION...

EXPLORE THE REGION...

Learn the stories of a place and you'll come to understand the soul of its people. From ancient high kings to modern day poets, saints and scholars to ramblers and fishermen, Ireland's Ancient East pulsates with legendary tales. With the maps as your guide and the itineraries as your inspiration, you're about to prepare for a real life journey through this mystical place.

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Where it all begins...

... is right here, in this lush green landscape. Over 5,000 years of history lie buried within the verdant meadows, bustling towns and rugged stone monuments of Ireland's Ancient East. Each landmark has its stories to tell, as indeed do the locals, who delight in telling tales that are rich in famous battles and magic rituals.
 

What's On...

Glen of Aherlow Winter Walking Festival 2017

Glen of Aherlow Winter Walking Festival 2017

This two-day winter walking event in the Galtee Mountains and Slievenamuck Hills features graded walks to suit all levels. Enjoy guided walks, nightly entertainment, good food and company.

Autumn Royal

Autumn Royal

May and Timothy are looking after their father, who has long since taken to the bed. Their own lives are curtailed, closed down, and they’re not getting any younger. Should they stay or should they go? Find out in Kevin Barry's latest stage stormer.

JCB Dancing Diggers Show

JCB Dancing Diggers Show

Diggers haven't been this exciting since Bob the Builder first rolled up into the Christmas No 1 spot.

West Waterford Festival of Food 2017

West Waterford Festival of Food 2017

This foodie event brings together amazing food, drink and people over a wonderful weekend of demos, discussions and dining of all kinds.