Welcome to the Dunmore East cruise port guide. In the South East region of Ireland is where we find Dunmore East. A peaceful small place with about 1600 inhabitants. This fishing village is a gem to explore with its quaint streets, thatched roofs and beautiful Irish coastline. You will find the impressive St. Andrews church, flower gardens and tiny beaches here side by side and therefore it is perfect for a leisurely walk. Do realize Dunmore East is rather small and going further afield is a good idea to get a better impression on what Ireland has to offer. Within short driving distance you can reach the old viking city of Waterford, visit the medieval capital Kilkenny or explore scenic Inistioge.
About 1 km walk to the east from the small harbour where you arrive you will find a scenic bay with some restaurants, beaches and gardens surrounding it. This is the heart of the town.
This is the typical picture of Ireland and yet it seems like Dunmore East is one of the few places where you can still find these lovely houses. Back in the days there used to be 100.000’s of these type of roofs. Nowadays you can only find them in a few places. About a century ago people switched to tiled roofs when it became available although they were more expensive. Nowadays it is more expensive to have thatched roof, but it is making a come back. Find them all over Dunmore East.
This town has a special character and is known for being a historical city. Visit this town in the beautiful Irish hills and admire its beautiful squares and scenic 18th century bridge.