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25a. Sea scenes from Dunmore East, Co. Waterford

and 25b. Coastal walking from Dunmore East

SCENES from IRELAND, County Waterford

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The striking memorial sculpture to all those from the area lost at sea from Dunmore East and surrounding area, Co. Waterford, Ireland.

The striking memorial sculpture to all those from the area lost at sea from Dunmore East and surrounding area.

 

 

The old coast guard station at Dunmore East, the headland is the site of an ancient iron-age fort.

 

 

Looking across to Hooke Head and lighthouse from the coast near Dunmore East.

 

You can just see the tiny point of Hook Head lighthouse

 

The memorial at Dunmore East to those local people, visitors and fishermen lost at sea.

 

A fishing boat returning to Dunmore East Harbour, Co. Waterford, Ireland.

Fishing boat W227 returning to Dunmore East Harbour.

 

A fisheries protection vessel passing Hooke Head Lighthouse, viewed from above Dunmore East harbour, Co. Waterford, Ireland.

A fisheries protection vessel passing Hook Head Lighthouse, viewed from above Dunmore East harbour.

 

Hooke Head and Hooke Head Lighthouse in County Wexford, Ireland, the light is automated and the lighthouse is now a museum.

Hook Head and Hook Head Lighthouse in County Wexford, the light is automated and the lighthouse is now a museum and so its life continues in many ways even after 800 years!

Hooke Head and Hooke Head Lighthouse in County Wexford, Ireland, the light is automated and the lighthouse is now a museum.

 

Hooke Head Lighthouse (telephoto shot from Dunmore East).

Hook Head Lighthouse (telephoto shot from Dunmore East near the golf course).

 

Fishing off the rocks is popular at Dunmore East.

 

 

 

Small lobster fishing boat off the coast Dunmore East

 

A cruise ship calling in!

 

25b. Coastal Walk from Dunmore East to Portally and Ballymacaw

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Along the coastal sandstone cliff path to Tramore, an excellent walk, though all the way is quite long, best to go from Dunmore East to Portally and Ballymacaw and return the same route.

Fishing off the rocks on the coast near Dunmore East.

 

 

The coastal path has many fine spectacular views of the River Suir estuary where it meets the see off Dunmore East.

 

The coastal path is potentially quite dangerous, so take care!

 

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The coastal path is east to follow.

 

Wild flowers on the cliff walk. Wild flowers on the cliff walk.

Lots of wild flowers on the cliff walk from Dunmore East.

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Gorgeous sea scenery and a great fresh air ramble from Dunmore East.

 

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Rambling along quite amicably you reach Portally.

 

Portally is a tiny inlet and quite secluded and untouched by the popular bustling Dunmore East beaches.

Then walking on you come to the inlet cove of Ballymacaw.

 

Further along from Portally you come across the equally small and peaceful inlet of Ballymacaw

 

Ballymacaw beach

 

You can walk on along the coastal path further towards Tramore but the path became unclear, so after a bit we turned back and returned to Dunmore East.

 

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The huge Tramore Strand (beach), excellent breakers when the wind is up a bit.

Theoretically you can walk all the way to Tramore, but? The huge and popular Tramore Strand (beach), excellent breakers when the wind is up a bit. On the distant right are the 'metal men' which are navigation points for fishing vessels entering Dunmore East or Tramore harbours.

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Ballymacaw, County Waterford, South-East Ireland: Ballymacaw is a quiet inlet on the coast between Dunmore East and Tramore. There are steps down to the rocks where fishing boats were once moored, but now very much of a backwater. However it is a good spot for a break in coastal walking between Dunmore East and the resort of Tramore. Up the road from the little beach and picnic spot is Dower's Bar pub and shop for an ice-cream or something stronger.

 

The Dunbrody, a replica famine ship, moored at New Ross, Co. Wexford.

The "Dunbrody", a replica of SS Dunbrody, a famine sailing ship that carried thousands of Irish immigrants to America, is moored on the River Barrow at New Ross, Co. Wexford.

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