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Poulanassy Waterfall - Things to Know Before Visiting

Poulanassy, Co. Kilkenny, Ireland


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About Poulanassy Waterfall

A beautiful waterfall situated south of Ballyknockbeg, northeast of Carrigatubbrid Wood. . The fall stands on the Pollanassa River - the name of the fall comes from Poll an Easa, meaning the 'pool of the waterfall' or 'bathing place'. It is popular with locals and visitors.

Attractions Near Poulanassy Waterfall

Tory Hill
Tory Hill5.12km from Poulanassy Waterfall

Tory Hill rising to a height of 292 metres above sea level, is said to have derived its name from an outlaw named Edmund Den, who flourished in this locality around the year 1700. There is a pattern held each year on Tory Hill on the second Sunday of July. This is locally called 'Tory Hill Sunday' and 'Frocchans Sunday'. It never was a religious celebration, but merely consisted of the people of the neighbourhood gathering to pick the wild berries called 'Frocchans'.

Leac an Scail, Kilmogue Dolmen
Leac an Scail, Kilmogue Dolmen6.28km from Poulanassy Waterfall

Leac an Scail, is one of the tallest and most spectacular examples of a portal dolmen in Ireland, it is located near Knocktopher in County Kilkenny. It has been constructed using a large capstone resting on two large portal stones and a pillow stone resting on a backstone. It is now a visitor attraction and there are so many tourists arriving day by day.

Waterford Suir Valley Railway
Waterford Suir Valley Railway13.4km from Poulanassy Waterfall

A heritage narrow gauge railway follows the route of the abandoned Waterford – Dungarvan route, from the station at Kilmeadan into Gracedieu Junction, beside Waterford Greenway. The rolling stock is a Simplex diesel locomotive that was built to operate in the peat industry and then used when digging out the channel tunnel. Waterford Suir Valley Railway brings rails golden age to life onboard a vintage train ride departing from Kilmeadan, County Waterford.

Mount Congreve Gardens
Mount Congreve Gardens13.7km from Poulanassy Waterfall

Mount Congreve is an 18th-century Georgian estate and mansion situated near the village of Kilmeaden in County Waterford, Ireland. The gardens at Mount Congreve, Waterford, consist of around seventy acres of intensively planted woodland garden and a four acre walled garden. is internationally recognised for its rare species of plants and also its plant nurseries. The gardens are open to the public each Thursday to Sunday.

Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Bridge
Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Bridge13.78km from Poulanassy Waterfall

The Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Bridge over the river Barrow which opened last year has won the IABSE Outstanding Structure Award. It is one of the highest distinctions awarded by IABSE and recognises, in different regions of the world, some of the most remarkable, innovative, creative, or otherwise stimulating structures. Sustainability and respect of the environment is also an important factor.

Ormond Castle
Ormond Castle14.48km from Poulanassy Waterfall

This is the best example of an Elizabethan manor house in Ireland. Built in the 1560s by Thomas Butler, the 10th Earl of Ormond. The U-shape of the manor house surrounds a small courtyard that abuts the north of the castle's bawn. The manor has two floors and a gabled attic. The building contains some fine period furniture and is decorated with unique and elaborate ornate stucco plasterwork in which Black Tom highlight his family’s connections to Queen Elizabeth I.

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County Kilkenny is a county in Ireland. It is in the province of Leinster and is part of the South-East Region. It is named after the city of Kilkenny. There are so many things to see and do here.