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Solheim Cup 2011
The eyes of the golfing world will move to Ireland from 19-25 September in 2011 when the best players on the planet prepare for battle at The 2011 Solheim Cup. Killeen Castle in Dunsany, County Meath, will stage the 12th edition of the biannual, transatlantic team match play competition, which pits the top 12 European players against their rivals from the United States.
House of Waterford Crystal welcomes its 100,000th visitor
The House of Waterford Crystal has celebrated its 100,000th visitor, ten months after it opened in June 2010.
On Friday April 15th, Brenda Mayer from New Fairfield , Connecticut in the United States, had just completed a guided tour of the crystal manufacturing, when she learned that she was the 100,000th visitor. Ms. Mayer was traveling with tour manager John Fitzgibbon, on a Collette Vacations coach tour.
The 1848 Tricolour Celebration at the House of Waterford Crystal
The House of Waterford Crystal was delighted to host the 1848 Tri-Colour Celebration. The weekend of the 5th and 6th of March saw the inaugural 1848 Tricolour Celebration take place. The green, white and orange flag which would eventually become the national colour of the Republic of Ireland was first flown by Thomas Francis Meagher at the Wolfe Tone Confederate Club, 33 The Mall, Waterford, on 7th March 1848.