It was first established as a Viking town in 853. After driving the Vikings out from the land, the Irish took over the site of this town in 914. During the middle ages, Waterford was a location of much power and wealth.
Today, the town is known for its beautiful waterfront, cathedral, castle outside the city, downtown area, boating, harbor, crystal making, and history.
People Born in Waterford
Waterford in People's Lives
Ralph Fiennes: I attended a Quaker school here as a child, from 1973 (when I was 11) to about 1975.