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Waterford (from Old Norse: Veðrafjǫrðr/Vedrafjord meaning “ram fjord” or “windy fjord”—Irish: Port Láirge meaning “Lárag’s port”) is the seventh largest city in all of Ireland and the fifth largest city within the Republic of Ireland. It is the largest city in the South-East of the country. Waterford City Council is the local government entity for the city and its immediate hinterland. Founded in 914 AD by the Vikings, it is the country’s oldest city. The population of the city in 2006 was 49,213; of which 45,748 lived within the city limits, and 3,465 lived in the suburbs in County Kilkenny.
The city is situated at the head of Waterford Harbour (Irish: Loch Dá Chaoch or Cuan Phort Láirge). The city motto Urbs Intacta Manet Waterfordia (“Waterford remains the untaken city”) was granted by King Henry VII of England in 1497 after Waterford refused to recognise the claims of the pretenders Lambert Simnel and Perkin Warbeck to the English throne. Waterford was subjected to two sieges in…

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