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Baile Dubh
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Country  Ireland
Province Munster
County County Waterford
Time zone UTC+0 (WET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-1 (IST (WEST))

Ballyduff (Irish: Baile Dubh, meaning black village) is a village in County Waterford, Ireland. 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.

Location and access

Ballyduff is a village on the Blackwater River in County Waterford, Ireland. 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.


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.


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


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