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The House of Waterford Crystal is open seven days a week (Monday-Saturday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Sunday, 10:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.; last tour is at 4:15 p.m. each day), but there will be shorter hours in winter. Admission charges, which included the guided tour, are as follows: adults, €10 ($12.70); seniors and students, €8 ($10.16); children (aged 5-18), €3.50 ($4.45). Tickets can be booked online in advance.
More information: The House of Waterford Crystal, The Mall, Waterford City, tel. 051-371000 or www.waterfordvisitorcentre.com
Patricia (Pat) Preston has written 23 travel books (15 about Ireland). Her latest book, Ireland Travel 101 (http://www.IrelandTravel101.com) won 1st Place in the Travel Guide category of the North American Travel Journalists Association annual competition this year. Visit Pat’s web site (http://www.IrelandExpert.com).