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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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