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Plan a Visit to South-East or Central Ireland

Hidden Gems of the Southeast

Things to do and days out from Waterford, Wexford & Kilkenny to Clonmel & Tipperary

The sunniest and driest region of Ireland, the South East is much-loved by all who visit it. Too often over-shadowed by the more well-trodden routes to the West, this charming corner of Ireland offers plenty to entertain groups of all sizes, ages and interests. This page also includes information about Ireland's central regions - also well worth a visit.

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Activities, Attractions & Pursuits

There is so much to see and do in South East Ireland - whether you're here to relax or out to explore, you will never be short of entertainment or distraction. The good weather of the region, especially in the summer months, and the most fertile land in Ireland allows for some fantastic outdoor pursuits. The nightlife of the region is also worth investigating, Waterford City is the most popular destination for partygoers but the smaller towns within Tipperary, Kilkenny and Wexford can really surprise you too. No matter where you find yourself in Ireland's South East you can be assured of a friendly welcome and a great stay.

Festivals and Events

A great way to really connect with the locals and traditions of the South East is to join them as they celebrate their many festivals. The festivals of the South East of Ireland come in all shapes and sizes and cater for every age group. Visit the festivals' websites for details of prices and precise dates.

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Places to Stay

Accommodation in South-East and Central Ireland

Ireland is known throughout the world for its friendliness and hospitality and you will find this wherever you choose to stay. In Ireland's South East, you will find accommodation to suit every group, no matter what the size or budget of your party.

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B&Bs and Guesthouses in Central & South-East Ireland

Dromana House

Dromana House, Cappoquin, Co.Waterford
Cappoquin, Co.Waterford

Set on a rocky outcrop overlooking the river Blackwater Dromana House is surrounded by 600 acre privately owned estate. There are garden and woodland walks a plenty. With a multitude of of activities available, from river fishing to boating and from croquet to boules there is something for all ages at Dromana House.

Kilcannon House

Kilcannon House B&B
Dungarvan, Co. Waterford

A relaxing stay in atraditional Irish B&B, nestled in the wonderful West Waterford countryside, surrounded by rolling hills. Free Wi-fi. Ample private parking. Dog kennels in the enclosed yard. Lock up for motorbikes and bicycles. 2 Complimentary bikes available for guest. Tea, coffee, herbal tea, decaf coffee. Telephone: +353 (0)58 68418 Mobile Phone: +353 (0)85 8631659 info@kilcannonhouse.ie

Rosquil House B&B

Rosquil House
Kilkenny, Co. Kilkenny

Phil & Rhoda Nolan welcome you to Rosquil House, a guesthouse offering the ambience of a hotel with the best traditions of Irish hospitality. AUTOMOBILE ASSOCIATION WINNER - Guest Accommodation of the year 2010 Ireland Michele Erdvig's Emerald Award 2010 - Favourite New Guesthouse. phone +353-56-7721419 +353-56-7721419 fax +353-56-7750398 info@rosquilhouse.com

Augherea Guest House

augherea B&B
Longford, Co. Longford

A period residence and coach house just 1km from Longford Town, Augherea was built in 1775 and retains many of its original features.

Ashley Park House

Ashley Park House
Nenagh, Co. Tipperary

An 18th century country house offering the accommodation on the grandest scale and in a setting of unmatched tranquility and peace.

Dawn House B&B

Dawn House B&B
Kilmeaden, Co. Waterford

Enjoy a warm welcome at Dawn House in rural County Waterford with amazing scenery, beautiful green fields and forests.

Duncrone B&B

Duncrone B&B, South-East Ireland
Ardmore, Co. Waterford

Spaceous grounds make Duncrone especially family friendly, and the breathtaking views will make you want to stay forever.

Greese View House

Greesview B&B
Moone, Co. Kildare

A relaxing setting with extensive grounds and fanastic views from the spacious conservatory. The perfect place to unwind.

Marsh Mere Lodge

Marshmere Lodge B&B
Arthurstown, Co. Wexford

Enjoy good food, stunning views while sampling the local cuisine and authentic Irish hospitality. Beside Dunbrody Country House.

Newlands House

Newlands B&B
Kilkenny, Co. Kilkenny

Newlands Country House offers true luxury in the charming Kilkenny countryside, just a short distance from the bustle of Kilkenny city.

Rivervalley Farmhouse

Rivervalley Farmhouse B&B
Wellingtonbridge, Co. Wexford

Traditional Irish hospitality in a beautiful rural area of Wexford, 30 minutes from Rosslare and just two hours from Dublin.

Springview Farm House

Spring View Guesthouse
Urlingford, Co. Kilkenny

A traditional Irish farm house to take you even closer to the authentic Irish experience. A charming 18th-century residence on a working farm.

Woodlands House

woodlands country house, Gorey, Ireland
Gorey, Co. Wexford

At Woodland Country House, relax in comfortable old-world charm in an idyllic Wexford setting. Well located for Gorey & Courtown Harbour.

Woodstock Arms

Woodstock Arms, Ireland
Inistioge, Co. Kilkenny

A comfortable and affordable family-run B&B and pub situated on the central square in the picturesque village of Inistioge, Kilkenny.

Inny Bay

Inny Bay, Ireland
Annagh, Co. Longford

A Bed and Breakfast and Self Catering accommodation located on the peaceful shores of Lough Ree, just 20 minute drive from Athlone.

Killurin Lodge

Killurin Lodge, Wexford
Enniscorthy, Co. Wexford

A four star, family run B & B offering a hearty Irish Welcome in a modern, comfortable setting. Wexford town is only a 5 minute drive.

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A Foodie Favorite

Buffet Lunch at Glasha Farmhouse, Co. Tipperary Ireland.

Many thanks to Olive from Glasha Farmhouse, County Waterford for sending us this mouthwatering picture of their Buffet Lunch.

This lunch consists of ham, turkey and roast beef. Bowls of potato salad, coleslaw, pickled beetroot, brocalli,feta cheese and tomato salad, carrot,cucumber and spring onion salad, stuffed hard boiled eggs with paprika, tomatoes. Smoked salmon bilinis. Brown soda bread, courgette and walnut bread and a chive and cheddar cheese bread. Fresh strawberry roulade, apple tart, lemon and blueberry drizzle cake, vanilla delight biscuits, chocolate biscuit cake.

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