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The area was declared a European Geopark in 2001 and a UNESCO Global Geopark in 2004. This geologically diverse area contains records of Palaeozoic volcanism and the last ice age.
The Copper Coast is a stretch of the southern coast of Ireland in County Waterford. It is named for the historic metal-mining industry, the legacies of which now constitute a tourist attraction.
Along with an audio tour around Annestown, we also have walking trail cards for the villages along the Copper Coast. The trail cards can be printed or stored for viewing on your phone.
An Taoiseach, Enda Kenny, TD, (our Prime Minister) did us the great honour of officially opening the Copper Coast Geopark Centre on Saturday 23rd November, 2013.
Waterford International Film Festival
Copper Coast Hosts Metal Links Partnership Meeting
The inaugural Comeraghs Wild Festival took place between 19th and 22nd September.
The Forgotten State of Industry? Irish Industrial Landscapes in a Global Context 18th & 19th Oct, 2013
A European Geopark Located In Co. Waterford, Ireland.