Welcome to the Heritage Town of
Lismore, Co. Waterford, Ireland.

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    Lismore is justifiably proud of its long and distinguished history. Tracing its origins to the arrival of St Carthage in 636AD, Lismore was once a university city attended by scholars

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    Lismore is surrounded by beautiful countryside waiting for you to explore. There are a number of short walks close to the town that will give you a taste of the great outdoors without

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    Lismore is a small town with huge community spirit. From the multi-award winning Tidy Towns Committee to sporting champions, professional businesses to voluntary groups everyone has a part to play

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    With so much to see one day in Lismore simply may not be long enough! Lismore also makes an excellent base from which to explore Waterford and East Cork. Overnight accommodation is available in a

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    Getting Here

    Lismore is located in the west of Co. Waterford between Fermoy in Co. Cork and Dungarvan in Co. Waterford. We are just a short drive from the popular seaside towns of Youghal and Ardmore.

    Lismore is easily accessible by car from Ireland’s main cities; we are just 1 hour from Cork and Waterford and 2.5 hours from Dublin. Visitors arriving in Ireland by ferry will reach Lismore in just 2 hours.


    • From Dublin – 2.5hrs

      From Dublin – 2.5hrs
      Take M7 South – M8 to Cork
      N24 at Cahir- R668 – Clogheen
      Clogheen – Lismore.

    • From Cork – 1hr

      Take N8 – Dublin
      Exit N8 Watergrasshill
      R639 – Rathcormack
      Exit R369 for R626 Conna
      Conna – Tallow – Lismore.

    • From Shannon – 2.5hrs

      NI9 – merge with N18 through Toll
      Limerick Tunnel – N24 to Tipperary
      N24 Waterford – Bansha – Cahir
      R668 –  Clogheen – Lismore.

    • From Waterford – 1hr

      Take N25 Cork
      Approaching Dungarvan take N72
      Killarney / Lismore

    • From Rosslare – 2hrs

      Take N25 Wexford – New Ross
      Waterford – Cork. Approaching
      Dungarvan take N72
      Killarney / Lismore

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