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  Dungarvan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Dungarvan (Dún Garbháin in Irish) is a town and harbour on the south coast of Ireland in the province of Munster.
Dungarvan is the administrative centre of County Waterford.
Dungarvan was incorporated in the 15th century, was represented by two members in the Irish parliament until the Act of Union in 1801, and returned a member to the Westminster parliament until 1885.
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 DUNGARVAN - LoveToKnow Article on DUNGARVAN   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
It is situated on the south coast, on the Bay of Dungarvan, at the mouth of the Colligan, which divides the town into two parts, connected by a bridge of a single arch.
The eastern suburb is called Abbeyside, where the remains of an ancient keep, erected by the MGraths, still exist, together with portions of an Augustinian friary, founded by the same family in the 4th century and incorporated with a Roman Catholic chapel.
Dungarvan was incorporated in the 15th century, was represented by two members in the Irish parliament until the Union, and returned a member to the Imperial parliament until 1885.
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 Dungarvan - Hutchinson encyclopedia article about Dungarvan
It was an important military centre during the Anglo-Norman period and was attacked several times, finally surrendering to Cromwell in 1649.
Dungarvan Castle has a large circular keep and the remains of a British barracks within its walls.
Local legend has it that the town was spared by Oliver Cromwell because a woman drank his health at the gateway.
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 Dungarvan: Facts and details from Encyclopedia Topic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
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www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/d/du/dungarvan.htm   (786 words)

  
 NationMaster.com - Encyclopedia: Dungarvan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
Rosslare Europort is a modern seaport located at Rosslare Harbour in County Wexford, at the southeasternmost point of Irelands coastline, handling passenger and freight ferries to and from the United Kingdom and France.
This is a link page for cities and towns in the Republic of Ireland, including larger villages, and villages and townlands of note, as well as towns, townships or urban centres in Dublin.
Dungarvan is situated at the mouth of the Colligan River (52° 5′ 27″ N, 7° 37′ 31″ W), which divides the town into two parts, connected by a causeway and bridge of a single arch.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Dungarvan   (1574 words)

  
 Dungarvan
Dungarvan, the administrative headquarters for County Waterford, is a strategically located town on the south-east coast of ireland.
In the early nineteenth century Dungarvan was re-planned by the fifth and sixth Dukes of Devonshire, when a new square, streets and a bridge were constructed.
Dungarvan Museum Society The town has a great little museum and an active historical society that runs outings all over the nation.
www.dungarvan.com /udc/dungpage/dungar1.html   (432 words)

  
 Denis Radley Dungarvan Auctioneers   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
In the centre of the town is the all girl secondary school of Ard Scoil na Ndeise, St. Mary's Primary School and Dungarvan Technical College.
Nearer again is Dungarvan Golf Club and the Gold Coast Golf Club is also just a few kilometres away and offers a beautifully laid out facility at the head of the peninsula.
Dungarvan is the sea-angling centre of the South east and is an ideal location for water sports such as wind surfing and sailing in particular.
www.radleyauctioneers.com /sallybrook.html   (654 words)

  
 Dungarvan, Co. Waterford - 1 2 Travel - Ireland Travel Information Guide
Dungarvan is a small port and market town 30 miles west of Waterford city.
The administrative centre of the county, it is situated at Dungarvan Harbour where the River Colligan enters the sea.
Seven miles south of Dungarvan is an area called Ring or, in Irish, An Rinn.
www.12travel.com /ie/South_East/Dungarvan.html   (276 words)

  
 Dungarvan in County Waterford Ireland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
Dungarvan is a thriving seaside market town nestled beneath the mountains of County Waterford.
Another fifteen thousand live in Dungarvan's hinterland of prosperous farms and villages, and these people also shop, work and socialise in the town which is the administrative headquarters for County Waterford.
Dungarvan was an important commercial centre as far back as the year 600 A.D. and probably for the same reasons that it flourishes now: a central position along Ireland's Southern coast, an industrious and friendly population, and the sheer joy to be had living in such a bountiful place.
www.dungarvan.com /udc   (166 words)

  
 Accommodation in Dungarvan :: Holiday in Ireland
Whilst staying with us you are guaranteed a friendly welcome and a good nights rest in one of the best places to stay in Dungarvan, Co. Waterford.
We are situated 10 minutes walk from the centre of Dungarvan town.
Clonea strand is 20 minutes walk from St. Anthonys and allows you to blow away the cobwebs with a relaxing walk on the beach.
www.st-anthonys-guests.com   (268 words)

  
 Welcome to South East Ireland-Dungarvan, Co Waterford   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
Dungarvan is the administrative capital for County Waterford.
Dungarvan is also an ideal base from which to tour the Ring and Ardmore peninsula, the Blackwater Valley, the Comeragh and Nire Valley Drives, the Vee Scenic Drive via Lismore and, of course, the Coastal Drive to Tramore.
Dungarvan is a noted deep sea angling centre, with shark, general ground and wreck fishing available.
www.southeastireland.com /content.asp?id=93   (614 words)

  
 Dungarvan Poor Law Union and Workhouse
Dungarvan Poor Law Union was formed on 8th April 1839 and covered an area of 251 square miles.
The new workhouse, built in 1840-42, occupied a 5-acre at the Spring, to the west of the town, on land leased from the Duke of Devonshire at £24-13s.
Dungarvan, which was in a noted potato-growing area, suffered greatly during the famine years 1845-50.
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 Ormond Seahorse Suites, Dungarvan, Co. Waterford, Ireland
Nestled in an open bay and bounded on its eastern shore by Ballinacourty Lighthouse with Helvick Head to the west, Dungarvan is a favourite stop-over for west-bound yachts and classic vessels like Kathleen and May, Tree of Life and the training vessel The Asgard.
Dungarvan Harbour Sailing Club welcomes newcomers and visitors, and keen racing skippers are always on the look-out for a crew.
Dungarvan has four sandy beaches, allowing plenty of picnic and swimming spots, and the chance to sail, fish, windsurf or kite-surf.
www.seahorsesuites.com /thingstodo.html   (549 words)

  
 The Labour Party - People - Fiachra O'Ceilleachair, Cllr - Local Issues   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
Fiachra Ó Céilleachair – who successfully proposed the motion to last month’s meeting of the local authority – is encouraging members of the public, including those in the commercial sector who may have an interest in sponsoring such a scheme, to contact the Town Council with suggestions on its feasibility or operation.
Dungarvan Town Council meets Monday January 9th to consider its Budget for 2006.
The Mayor of Dungarvan has paid tribute to two initiatives in the town sponsored by the Waterford County Arts Office which are presently the subject of exhibitions open to the public.
www.labour.ie /fiachraoceilleachair/issues.html   (615 words)

  
 Lawlors Hotel - Welcome to Lawlors Hotel, Dungarvan, Co.Waterford   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
Lawlors Hotel, a long established southeast Ireland hotel is located in the historical town of Dungarvan, situated on Dungarvan Harbour, where the River Colligan broadens and enters the sea.
Dungarvan in County Waterford is a busy market town and an excellent holiday centre that can trace its origins back in history to the Stone Age.
Dungarvan's long coastline is varied by broad sandy beaches, sheltered coves, tall spectacular cliffs and caves and is washed by the rolling Atlantic Ocean and the warming Gulf Stream and is ringed by the Comeragh Mountains.
www.lawlorshotel.com   (315 words)

  
 Waterford Today - 7 July 2004 - Dungarvan - just thirty minutes from Waterford
When it comes to outdoor activities, you are spoiled for choice, from fishing in the crystal clear fresh-water lakes and rivers to deep-sea shark fishing in Dungarvan Bay, with pitch and putt, tennis, board-sailing and yachting all well catered for.
Dungarvan is ideally located for people from Waterford City and surrounding areas to visit for a day and get away from the hum drum.
Niamh would be well known to Waterford City people as she trained in Waterford City and worked in a prominent salon in the city for a number of years.
www.waterford-today.ie /index.php?id=10811&what=2&issue=207   (873 words)

  
 Waterford County Council - Welcome to Dungarvan Town Council   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
Dungarvan, the administrative headquarters for the county, is situated on Dungarvan Harbour, where the River Colligan broadens and enters the sea.
The name, Dungarvan, derives from the foundation by St. Garvan, of a monastery in the seventh century.
Note: The images of Dungarvan and Abbeyside Castles used by Williams in his design were taken from an engraving in Charles Smith's History of Waterford City and County 1746.
www.waterfordcoco.ie /council/web/Display/article/127/1   (635 words)

  
 B & B Dungarvan - Newtown Farm B&B   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
This Championship Parkland course is set against the background of the Comeragh Mountains and runs adjacent to Dungarvan Bay.
Dungarvan Hillwalking Club, County Waterford, Ireland was founded in 1995.
Jim Lawn is a contemporary Irish artist based in the town of Dungarvan, County Waterford, Ireland.
www.newtownfarm.com /links.html   (299 words)

  
 Denis Radley Auctioneering Dungarvan County Waterford
All property types are dealt with ranging from apartments to townhouses, substantial country homes and new residential developments on the outskirts of the town.
He is the sole selling agent for three of the most lucrative residential developments in Dungarvan, the luxurious Townhouse development at Coady's Quay on Dungarvan harbour, the Sallybrook estate at New Line, Abbeyside, and the nearby Tournore Park development.
The harbour town is only a short 30 minute drive from Waterford city on the main national route and is an excellent base for commuters working in the city's industrial estates.
www.radleyauctioneers.com   (866 words)

  
 Edmond Spratt & Son Auctioneers Est 1938, Dungarvan, Waterford, Ireland
Dungarvan Chamber of Commerce is the business representative organisation for the locality.
Dungarvan UDC The official site of Dungarvan Urban District Council gives us an insight to Dungarvan's history, tourism, industry and forthcoming events.
Dungarvan Tourism is where you can find out all you need to know about Dungarvan town and all its amenities.
www.spratt.ie /links.html   (271 words)

  
 Dungarvan Town   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
Dungarvan, the administrative headquarters for County Waterford, is situated in Dungarvan Harbour, where the River Colligan broadens and enters the sea.
Particular mention must be made of Clonea less than two miles from the town centre, with its soft golden sand making it the perfect place for all the family to laze away the long summer days.
Dungarvan is an ideal place from which to tour the country because, within easy driving distance, you can enjoy spectacular seascapes, green placid river valleys, and wild, rugged, heather-covered mountains.
www.amireland.com /dungarvan_tourism/tourpag/dunsum.html   (405 words)

  
 Dungarvan & West Waterford Chamber Of Commerce, Waterford, Ireland
Dungarvan is a vibrant town with an excellent road network linking it to the ports and airports of Waterford and Cork.
Tourism is becoming increasingly important and this is being facilitated by the restoration of King John's Castle, the development of Dungarvan Harbour and Bay and the expansion of leisure facilities.
The Chamber of Commerce is affiliated to the Chambers of Commerce of Ireland which is the largest business organisation of the country with 10,000 member companies in affiliate Chambers.
www.dungarvanchamber.com   (404 words)

  
 Waterford News & Star: Dungarvan on parade   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
Among the dignatories on the platform were: The Mayor of Dungarvan, Cllr Michael O’Riordan, Deputy Mayor of County Waterford, with Cllrs.
They made a very bright and cheerful group as did the Colour party at the front of the Parade led by an officer of the Defence Forces attended by several of the service and caring organisations as well as representatives of the student bodies of the local secondary schools.
Dungarvan Brass Band were in New York for the event, but music was ably supplied by Pipe Bands from Castlelyons and De La Salle Scouts as well as the local Jazz Band, Jazz Train led as usual by Louise Clark and Seamus Corcoran in their “Deep South” dress.
www.waterford-news.com /news/story.asp?j=17455   (863 words)

  
 Dungarvan Museum Society at GOTC   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
Dungarvan Museum Society is based in Ireland, in the town of Dungarvan, Co. Waterford.
The museum is a voluntary organisation dedicated to preserving the history of Dungarvan and the West Waterford area.
To present the history of Dungarvan and west Waterford area in a chronological order through a series of well illustrated panels and displays.
www.irishclans.com /dungarvan.html   (234 words)

  
 Waterford News & Star Dungarvan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
Dungarvan’s new four-screen cinema was opened to the public last Friday night and drew universal approval from the many who flocked through their doors from 7 pm.
Dungarvan Gospel Choir have announced a major Concert for the Park Hotel on Sunday night, 17th July next, the proceeds of which will help two very worthy causes in regions where need is very great.
Dungarvan, like the rest of the country, suffered from the street decoration, which has been the rash of election posters on every lamp-post and sign in the town and its environs.
www.waterford-news.com /community/localarea.asp?j=Dungarvan   (6363 words)

  
 Self Catering Accommodation Dungarvan
Play bridge in one of Dungarvan's many bridge clubs or take in eighteen holes at one of the three local golf clubs (all with very affordable green fees).
Dungarvan, snug in the south-east corner of Ireland, is 48 km from the city of Waterford (renowned for its crystal) and 80 km from Ireland’s second capital, the hill city of Cork.
Once popular with Vikings, Celts and Normans, today Dungarvan is a charming coastal tourist haven.
www.seahorsesuites.com /activities.html   (163 words)

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