Heritage Projects

Implementing the City and County Heritage Plan involves delivery of key heritage projects along with raising awareness of the heritage resource in Waterford and promotion of heritage needs through the policies and work programmes of all the agencies represented on the Waterford Heritage Forum.

Heritage Projects for 2020 include completion of a Conservation Management Plan for the Woodstown Viking Site, and an accompanying Woodstown Plan Explainer video, now on Youtube. Conservation works at Knockboy Medieval Church and marking the centenary of 1920 including a GIS Story Map on the War of Independence in Waterford and conferences on Richard Mulcahy and the 1920s Local Government Election also form part of our projects.

Some Projects completed under the previous Heritage Plan include:

Collecting data on Waterford's heritage

  • Co. Waterford Wetland Survey Report (2006 and 2015)
  • 2008 Thatch Survey
  • Coastal Protection of Tramore Dunes
  • Waterford Industrial Archaeology Report
  • Burial Ground Survey of County Waterford
  • A Scoping Study Towards Integrated Coastal Zone Management of Tramore Bay
  • Waterford Bats and Bridges Survey Report
  • Waterford Tree Survey
  • Habitat Map of County Waterford
  • Geological Heritage Sites Audit of Waterford
  • Heritage GIS Viewer
  • River Suir Heritage Audit
  • Burial Ground Survey of Waterford City
  • Gallowshill Survey
  • Raising Awareness of Waterford's heritage

  • Architectural Waterford – Heritage tourism guide
  • The Architectural Heritage of Tramore - A Guide
  • Upland Fire Management Seminar
  • Lime Mortar Training
  • Local History course
  • Archaeology in Co. Waterford Seminar
  • Tallow Village Design Statement
  • Tramore Sand Dune Restoration Project
  • Tramore Wildlife and Habitats Leaflet
  • Care and Conservation of Historic Graveyards Seminar
  • Tidy Towns Best Practice Seminar 2012
  • Historic Waterford - The Coast - Heritage tourism guide
  • Heritage Conference 2012
  • Waterford Wetlands Seminars 2012 & 2013
  • Heritage as an Engine of Economic Growth Seminar
  • The Heritage of Co. Waterford Seminar 2009
  • Historic Houses, Demesnes and Gardens Seminar
  • Medieval Dungarvan publication
  • Invasive Species Seminar
  • Corries, Caves and Coast - The Geological Heritage of Waterford
  • Revolutionary Roadshow - Living History event
  • Patterns and Patrons - The Holy Wells of Waterford
  • Waterford Writers of the Irish Languag eMap Viewer and Schools Wallchart
  • Promoting Pride in Waterford

  • Comeragh Mountains Calendar
  • Heritage Photography Competition
  • Tramore Lecture Series
  • Coastal Heritage of Tramore Information board
  • Natural Heritage of Tramore Information board
  • Heritage of the Comeraghs Course
  • Heritage Signage - Mothel Holy Well, Dunhill Castle, Lismore Stone Depots and Milestones, Kilbarry Graveyard, Lisfinny Castle, Tallow Library