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Blog2023-11-03T14:36:49+00:00

The Strand Inn Blog

Our Blog is updated regularly and shows a selection of things to SEE & DO in around Dunmore East Waterford. We also cover general information about things happening in and around  The Strand Inn. ENJOY…

DISCOVER DUNMORE EAST

Dunmore East is a beautiful coastal village that feels cut off from the rest of the world. Visitors who discover Dunmore East keep returning for both its beauty and hospitality. When you see the Dunmore East signpost you can feel the stresses of the modern world lifting from your shoulders and that continues until ...

Communion/Confirmation Menu

The Strand Inn Communion Menu Homemade Soup Of The Day. Dunmore East Sea Food Chowder, a selection of White, Smoked Fish & Shellfish served with Our Homemade Brown Bread. Duncannon Mussels with our “famous” Blackbean Sauce. Smokie Bake, Smoked Mackerel topped with cheddar and finished with a little cream & baked till golden. Home ...

Bridal Buzz/Romantic Mini-break?

The Strand Inn, Waterford Of all the Inns in Ireland, this is my favourite… there, I said it. It’s neither the most design-focussed, nor luxurious, but what it lacks in high-octane glamour it absolutely makes up for in charm, hospitality and cuisine. The Strand Inn overlooks a small harbour, that can, on any ...

The Saltees

The Saltees are a haven for sea birds, nurturing an impressive array of birds, from Gannets and Gulls to Puffins and Manx Shearwaters. They also lie on an important migratory route and a popular stopping-off place for spring and autumn migrants. The Great Saltee also has a breeding population of Grey Seals, one of ...

Hook Head

Hook Head is said to have found its way into common English usage in the saying “By Hook or by Crook.” It is claimed that the phrase is derived from a vow to take Waterford by Hook (on the Wexford side of Waterford Estuary) or by Crook (a village on the Waterford side) made by ...

Dunmore East

Dunmore East is a postcard perfect village with a sprinkling of thatched cottages and breath taking views. The village has been a popular holiday resort for many years. Iron Age people established a promontory fort overlooking the sea s. Henceforth the place was referred to as Dun Mor, the Great Fort. Fish was an important ...

Roddy Keighery Antique Treasure Trove

No visit to Waterford is complete without a visit to the home of Waterford’s largest and oldest antiques dealership, and R.J. Keighery Antiques. From a needle to an anchor you will be amazed at what you might find! ...

Reginald’s Tower

Reginald’s Tower is a circular defence tower, set in Waterford City’s historic Viking Triangle. It was built at the beginning of the 13th century. At various stages in its rich history, Reginald’s Tower has been used as a mint, prison and military store ...

Medieval Museum

The three Museums tell the story of Waterford Ireland’s oldest city founded by the Vikings in 914. The story of the city starts at Reginald’s Tower a 12th century mural tower where the Viking museum is located. the exhibits include a set of Viking warrior armour dating to the 9th century ...

Waterford Crystal

Waterford Crystal has moved to a magnificent new home in the heart of Waterford City. A unique highlight of a visit is the factory tour which gives an up close insight into the centuries old tradition of Waterford Crystal making. Feel the heat of the furnace and marvel at the skills of our craftsmen ...
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