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Ireland

Waterford

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William Vincent Wallace 1812-1865 Operatic composer lived here [full inscription unknown]

John Street, Waterford, Ireland
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Bastion Built over a tributary of St. John's river in the 16th century to protect the bridge and St. John's Gate

John Street, Waterford, Ireland
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John Keane 1917-1975 famed hurler centre half-back on Mount Sion, Waterford, Munster, Centenary and Millennium teams was born here

80 Barrack Street, Waterford, Ireland
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Francis Hearne Duncarvan United Irishman was hanged on the old Waterford wooden bridge 21 Oct 1799 for his part in the 1798 rebellion

Days Hotel, The Quay, Waterford, Ireland
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Glass House Lane. George and William Penrose produced Waterford Glass on this site in the late 18th century

Glass House Lane, Waterford, Ireland
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Peter O'Connor 1872-1957 Olympic Champion, long jump world record holder 1901-1921 and Irish Nationalist practised law here

23 O’Connell St, Waterford, Ireland
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Remains of a fine Elizabethan merchant house located beside the Great Quay Gate used as a money exchange in 1650

Exchange St, Waterford, Ireland
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King Richard II of England 1377-1399 landed at this quay in 1394 at the head of the largest armada ever to sail into an Irish port

Jordans Pub, 123 The Quay, Waterford, Ireland
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Waterford-Newfoundland 1670-1810 Thousands of migrants sailed annually from here to work on the Grand Banks cod fishery off Newfoundland

Bailey New St./The Quay, Waterford, Ireland
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Wolfe Tone Club the Irish tricolour was flown here for the first time on March 7th 1848 by Thomas Francis Meagher

33 The Mall, Waterford, Ireland
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Thomas Hussey [full inscription unknown]

Barronstrand St, Waterford, Ireland
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A bastion of the Elizabethan St. Patrick's Fort known also as The Citadel it withstood Cromwell's siege in 1649

Stoney Steps, Waterford, Ireland
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William Hobson 1793-1842 Naval officer and first Governor of New Zealand was born here

Lombard St, Waterford, Ireland
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John Roberts 1714-1796 Georgian architect of the City Hall and both Waterford's cathedrals lived here

Cathedral Square, Waterford, Ireland
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Stephen de Fulburn Bishop of Waterford 1274-1286 Justiciar & Treasurer of Ireland lived here

Bailey New St/Cathedral Sq, Waterford, Ireland
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The Central Technical Institute [full inscription unknown]

Parnell St, Waterford, Ireland
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In 1900 William F. Peare established Ireland's first motor garage in this building

Catherine St, Waterford, Ireland
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Malcomson's Shipping Office 1833-1877. Malcomson's were the largest steamship owners in the world in the 1860s and operated from here

Adelphi Square, Waterford, Ireland
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Mail Packet Steamers provided a service from this quay to Milford and later Fishguard carrying passengers, livestock and mail daily

Adelphi Quay Apts, Waterford, Ireland
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John Horn Shipbuilder 1814-1895 His talent and innovation here at Neptune Shipyard promoted Waterford to a leading centre of iron shipbuilding in the 1850s and 1860s.

Marina Hotel, Canada St, Waterford, Ireland
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Site of Neptune Shipyard 1843-1886 Here 40 iron steam ships were built, five of them large ocean liners for Malcomsons of Waterford

Marina Hotel, Canada St, Waterford, Ireland
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Seán Dunne 1956-1995 Poet, journalist and author of In My Father's House lived here

St. John's Park, Waterford, Ireland
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Waterford Steamship Co. 1826-1912 brought early steamship communication to the port with regular Liverpool, Bristol and river estuary services

Tower Hotel, Waterford, Ireland
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In this house Thomas Francis Meagher Young Ireland orator and American Civil War hero was arrested 12 July 1848

19 The Mall, Waterford, Ireland
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Richard Mulcahy 1886- [full inscription unknown]

Manor St, Waterford, Ireland
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Clyde Shipping Company 1856-1986 From this quay Clyde ships plied regularly to the ports of Glasgow, Liverpool, Bristol, Plymouth and London

Keyser St, Waterford, Ireland
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the Presentation Sisters [full inscription unknown]

Jenkins Lane, Waterford, Ireland
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Edmund Ignatius Rice 1762-1844 Founder of the Irish Christian Brothers lived here

Arundel Lane, Waterford, Ireland
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Raymond T. Chandler crime writer 1888-1959 creator of fictional detective Philip Marlowe resided with his uncle in this house in his childhood

Peter St, Waterford, Ireland
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Geoffrey of Waterford c1266 Dominican scholar of Arabic Greek & Latin lived here

Conduit Lane, Waterford, Ireland
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White's [full inscription unknown]

Ferrybank, Waterford, Ireland
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John J Hearne 1893-1969 Architect of 1937 Irish constitution & 1st Irish ambassador to USA 1950-1960 was born here

8 William St, Waterford, Ireland
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Annie Brophy 1899-1986 celebrated photographic artist and social historian lived and had her studio here

Barker St, Waterford, Ireland
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Turgesius Tower c 1000 AD built by the Vikings stood on this site

AIB, The Quay, Waterford, Ireland
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Site of St. Patrick's Gate since the early 15th century one of the chief gateways to the medieval city

Patrick St, Waterford, Ireland
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Most Rev. Doctor Hussey (1741-1803) lived in this house

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The remains of a 15th century town house given by Mayor James Rice to the Dean of Waterford on 4th April 1466

High St, Waterford, Ireland
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Private John Condon 6322 boy soldier Royal Irish Regiment K.I.A. 24 May 1915 lived in Wheelbarrow Lane on this site

Wellington St, Waterford, Ireland
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William Vincent Wallace 1812-1865 Operatic composer lived here

Colbeck Street/Corner of Lady Lane, Waterford, Ireland
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Capt. W. M. Hobson RN first Governor of New Zealand and founder of the city of Auckland was baptised in this church in 1792

St Patricks United Church, Patrick Street, Waterford, Ireland
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In Memory of John Moore 1763-1799. First President of Ireland. He was held prisoner here. Erected by Cumman Se Oglaigh Fianna Eireann.

John Roberts Square, Waterford, Ireland
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Site of Colbeck Gate early 13th century provided access to St. Catherine's Abbey outside the City walls

Colbeck St, Waterford, Ireland
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Frederick Douglass American abolitionist, social reformer and statesman spoke in City Hall 9th Oct. 1845

City Hall, The Mall, Waterford, Ireland
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William Vincent Wallace musician and composer born in Waterford Mar.11.1812 died in Paris Oct.12.1865 buried in Kensal Green London. Maritana Lvrline, The Amber Watch, etc

The Mall, Waterford, Ireland
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Thomas Hussey, Bishop of Waterford & Lismore 1794-1803 diplomat and first president of Maynooth is buried in these cathedral grounds

The Cathedral of the Most Holy Trinity (Without), Barronstrand Street, Waterford, Ireland

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