There are many amenities and attractions to explore and enjoy in this small coastal Gaeltacht in West County Waterford. Below some of the favourites are listed while further information is available at


Joan Clancy Gallery

Located with panoramic views, this renowned Gallery is opened regularly for advertised exhibitions and also by prior appointment.

Criostal na Rinne 
| Hand Cut Crystal
Local master craftsman Eamonn Terry welcomes people from all around the world to his busy work and gift shop. Out of hour arrangements and tour groups can be arranged by calling 087 2823937

Mary Rafferty’s Hulaí group provides traditional Irish Music, Song & Dance classes for all ages and all levels.

Walking and Cycling
There’s no better way to get to know Gaeltacht na nDéise than by foot or bike. The 6 Km Coinigéar walk out along the sandy spit and back is a walk loved by locals and visitors alike.

Waterbased Activities
The spectacular coastline enveloping Gaeltacht na nDéise presents countless opportunities for locals and visitors to enjoy waterbased activites from swimming, snorkelling, canoeing, fishing and kite surfing.

One of the best places for bird watching in Waterford is the Coinigéar sand spit. In terms of diversity and numbers the Coinigéar is the top site for rare waders such as little Ringed and American Golden Plover.





Famine Graveyard
Dating from 1845, the multiple remains of those who died in the great famine are laid to rest here.

Fenian Monument | Leac na bhFíníní

The monument, located near Helvic Head, commemorates the failed attempt to land arms in 1867.

Mine Head Lighthouse

Built in 1851 by the Commissioner of Irish Lights and still in use today.

Ballynamona Court Cairn

Ballynamona Court Cairn is a megalithic tomb dating from the Bronze Age. To visit the site, the permisson of the land-owner is required.

Seanchluain Graveyard

This historic graveyard includes gravemarkers dating back to the mid 18th century.
Solas na Mara Seaweed Baths & Café
Experience this unique, rejuvenating, traditional Irish therapy in a contemporary setting blessed by its stunning location at Helvic Head.

Playground | An Imearlann
A wonderful outdoor children’s playground is located in the heart of Ring close to the local Spar Supermarket and daytime restaurant An Linn Bhuidhe.