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Feel refreshed, invigorated and revitalised from dipping into Sólás na Marafor comfort from the sea. A modern healthcare facility embracing traditional methods, Sólás na Mara combines nature and science to offer a truly organic and regenerative healthcare experience.  Here is a facility which is ideal for those seeking recovery from illness, for sports enthusiasts and athletes and for those who simply want to unwind. Sólás na Mara is unique to the region in offering hot seawater and seaweed baths.  For over a hundred years, this therapy has been recognised in Ireland as an ideal way to utilise the benefits of seaweed rich in vitamins and minerals.


Joan Clancy Gallery is renowned for exciting work by some of Ireland’s up and coming and established artists and is worth checking out for that perfect gift.

The Hot Pod is a beautifully crafted wooden barrel sauna experience with panoramic sea views, overlooking some of the wonderful beaches in County Waterford, the perfect place to recharge after a dip in sea!


The Waterford Gallery of Art (WGOA) is home to one of the oldest and best civic collections of art in Ireland. Located in the heart of the Waterford Cultural Quarter, the gallery hosts a free programme of exhibitions, talks, tours and workshops. Set over two floors of a recently renovated 1840s bank building, WGOA welcomes all visitors to enjoy our varied programme of exhibitions, participate in free art making classes and take time out to experience the galleries at your leisure.

Ballyin House is a Georgian period property overlooking Lismore Castle in the picturesque heritage town of Lismore, serving afternoon tea in a unique setting using local products and crops grown onsite.

At the Blackwater Valley Opera experience an exhilarating week of opera, classical music recitals and concerts, schools and free events, pop-up events, dining and more at historic homes and venues, including Dromore Yard and Lismore Castle. With more than 75 hours of live music with 22 events at 11 venues over 8 days, including many free and discounted ticket events, this celebration of classical music and opera is accessible to all. Blackwater Valley Opera Festival is Ireland’s Summer Opera Festival, joyfully engaging audiences through a creative and imaginative programme of opera and classical music in the beautiful Blackwater Valley. The festival showcases emerging Irish talent alongside established international artists and delivers memorable and inspirational experiences which enrich the cultural life of the region.






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