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Dunmore East Lalor's 2


Dunmore East Harbour





"Break, break, break
On thy cold, grey stones, O sea!
And I would that my tongue could utter
The thoughts that arise in me".
Tennyson

More Waves















100 foot sandhills
Tramore Bay






Hook Head Lighthouse

One of the oldest lighthouses in Europe,
Hook guards the eastern entrance
to Waterford Harbour
(It's actually in County Wexford)




Limestone fossils at the Hook




Looking South from Hook Head
Next stop Spain (600 miles due South)
England (150 miles Southeast)
Central America (4500 miles Southwest)


"The Italian Ship Tempo
was shipwrecked off
The Hook in 1880.
This anchor from the
Ship was raised off
The Hook by local
men in 1983."

(Plaque in Fethard)

Richard Roche's book,
"Tales of the Wexford Coast",
puts the date of shipwreck
at Dec 2nd 1879.

Nearly a thousand ships were wrecked
on this part of the coast alone
in the last few hundred years.


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Low tide
Backstrand
Tramore Bay




High tide
Backstrand

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All pictures taken within 10 miles of Waterford City center.
Last updated March 26th 2000.
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