Library Service Collections

Waterford City and County Libraries

publish online local history content,

including historical newspapers,

journals, photographs, maps and more.


This content will illustrate cultural

exhibitions of  Waterford interest

on this platform.


Click below for access to the wide

range of library services and

collections available.

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Rice Bridge - Droichead Rice


An image from our exhibition

"The View of Waterford is..

Very Handsome".


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Dunmore Terrace - Ardán Dhún Mór


Waterford City and County is very proud

of its rich architectural heritage which

spans many centuries. 


Conservation Officers,

Cecily Johnston in the City and

Rosemary Ryall in the County provide

advice with regard to the care of

historic buildings and can be reached

through the Conservation link on

Contacts page.

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Annie Brophy Collection


Waterford City and County Archive and

the Library Service present the Annie

Brophy Online Collection.


Over 1,000 select images, many dating

from the 1920s, are currently available

to view on our Photo Archive.

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Oifigeach Gaeilge


The Oifigeach Gaeilge (Irish Officer)

works to promote and support the

use of the Irish language both within

Waterford Council and throughout

the City and County.


Deineann an tOifigeach Gaeilge cultúr

agus oidhreacht na Gaoluinne sna

Déise a chur chun cinn lastigh den

gComhairle féin agus ar fud na

Cathrach agus an Chontae

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Dungarvan Bay - Cuan Dhún Garbhán


Waterford has a diverse natural

heritage with many areas of wildlife

interest and scenic landscape value.


Find out more about Waterford's

flora, fauna and landscape from

the Heritage Office.

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Adelphi Hotel - Ostán Adelphi


An image from our exhibtion

"The View of Waterford is...

Very Handsome" .


Click below to view.

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An Ghaeltacht


Gaeltacht na nDéise is one of the

smallest Gaeiltacht (Irish speaking)

communities in Ireland.

It comprises the parishes of An Rinn

and An Sean Phobal and has a strong

and vibrant Irish language culture.


Tá Gaeltacht na nDéise ar cheann de na

Gaeltachta is lú sa tír. Tá cultúr agus

pobal láidir, bríomhar Ghaelach sa

da pharóiste, An Rinn agus an

Sean Phobal.

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Dungarvan Town Maps


Map showing location of Turkish Baths,

Dungarvan dating from 1901.  


To explore more Dungarvan Town Maps

and other collections in the

City and County Archives,  

see the Contact 

page for links to our resources.

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Seachtain na Gaeilge


Rith is a national relay event that will

take place in March every year as part

of Seachtain na Gaeilge, the national

festival to promote Irish.


Eagraítear an Rith gach bliain i mí an

Mhárta, mar chuid de'fhéile náisiúnta

Sheachtain na Gaaeilge.

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Cultural Services in Waterford

Waterford has a rich and vibrant culture and heritage and Waterford City and County Cultural Services hope to share a taste of this through this site. Exhibitions from our Archives, Arts, Conservation, Heritage, Oifigeach Gaeilge and Library Services will be added over time. 


Waterford City and County has many stories to tell and we aim to share some of these stories with you here.


Please bear with us as we develop this service.

Seribhisí Cultúrtha i bPort Láirge

Tá cultúr agus oidhreacht saibhir le fáil i bPort Láirge agus táimid ag iarraidh, tríd an suíomh seo an cultúr agus oidhreacht sin a cur os comhair an phobail. Beidh taispeántais ar fáil anseo ó Sheirbhísí Cultúrtha na Comhairle: Ealaín, Cartlann, Caomhnú, Oidhreacht, Oifigeach Gaeilge agus Seirbhísí Leabharlainne.


Tá go leor scéalta le roinnt ag Cathair agus Contae Phort Láirge agus tá súil againn cuid acu a roinnt leat anseo.


Bí foighneach linn más é do thoil é. Níl anseo ach tús agus beimid ag cur leis an suíomh seo de réir a chéile.