Things To Do In The Lismore Area

Lismore is located where the N72 road crosses the River Blackwater. In the 7th century, Lismore was the site of the well-known Lismore Abbey. It is also home to Lismore Castle, the birth place to the "Father of Chemistry" Sir Robert Boyle (of Boyle's Law).

Lismore Heritage Centre

Located in the centre of town, Lismore Heritage Centre is a must for those wishing to learn of the town's illustrious past. The Heritage Centre has an award winning audio visual display of Lismore history plus an exhibition space dedicated to the life of Robert Boyle 'The Father of Modern Chemistry'.
Distance: Approx 59km from Kilmeadan
Address: Lismore, Co Waterford.
Phone: 058 54975
Web site:
Open: Opening hours Mon - Fri 9:30 - 5pm. Weekends May - Oct Sat 10am - 5pm, Sun 12noon - 5pm.
Admission: See website for details

Lismore Castle Gardens & Gallery

The Castle has views over rolling, wooded hills to the Knockmealdown Mountains beyond and two wonderful gardens that can be enjoyed during the summer months.
Distance: Approx 59km from Kilmeadan
Address: Lismore Castle, Lismore, Co Waterford.
Phone: 058 54061
Web site:
Open: Good Fri - 30th September 7 days a week 10:30 - 5:30 Last entry 4:30pm
Admission: Adults €8.00 Concession €5.00

General websites for all information on Lismore
Waterford & Suir Valley Heritage Railway, Co. Waterford, Ireland. Phone: 051 384058
Website By: Déise Design