Ballyduff, County Waterford

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Baile Dubh
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Ballyduff is located in Ireland
Location in Ireland
Coordinates: 52°08′52″N 8°03′11″W / 52.14791°N 8.05309°W / 52.14791; -8.05309Coordinates: 52°08′52″N 8°03′11″W / 52.14791°N 8.05309°W / 52.14791; -8.05309
Country  Ireland
Province Munster
County County Waterford
Time zone WET (UTC+0)
 • Summer (DST) IST (WEST) (UTC-1)

Ballyduff (Irish: Baile Dubh, meaning "black village") is a village in County Waterford, Ireland.[1] It is also a parish in the Roman Catholic Diocese of Waterford and Lismore.

Historical maps mark the location of Ballyduff Castle in ruins. It was built in 1627 by the carpenter Andrew Tucker for the Earl of Cork. The Drew family gained possession of it later in the 17th century.[2]

Location and access[edit]

Ballyduff is a village on the Blackwater River in County Waterford, Ireland.[3] It has a bridge over the river. It is 6 miles west of Lismore and 10 east of Fermoy, Co. Cork.


Ballyduff railway station was located on the Waterford to Mallow line and closed in 1967. It was served by the Rosslare to Cork boat train.[4]


Local Link Waterford serve Ballyduff on certain days. A daily bus service to Dungarvan is available from Lismore. Until 2010 Ballyduff was served by Bus Éireann route 366.[5]


Ballyduff has: a parish hall (old school hall) and a National School[6] with a new hall. It has a Roman Catholic church.




  1. ^ "Placenames Database of Ireland". Dublin City University. Retrieved 13 January 2015. 
  2. ^ "Archaeological Survey Database SMR WA020-011". National Monuments Service. Retrieved 14 January 2015. 
  3. ^ "Map Viewer". Ordnance Survey Ireland. Retrieved 13 January 2015. 
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  6. ^ "St. Michael's Ballyduff National School" (PDF). Department of Education and Skills. Retrieved 13 January 2015.