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Great views.

There isn't a great deal to say about the Metal Man itself and if it was all that was there then I... read more

Reviewed 12 August 2017
PatMurff
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Ballymoney, United Kingdom
nice walk on a sunny day

This is a very nice walk and there is a myth that if you want to marry a girl you need to walk... read more

Reviewed 19 July 2017
mamisad
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limerick
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11 Aug 2017
“Great views.”
1 week ago
“Unfortunately, one can no longer get anywhere near the Metal Man. It is in a field with a locked gate warning of danger”
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The Metal Man Newtown Cove, Tramore, Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I love this Metal Man. Twice I have been close to it at the base but one can no longer do that becasue it's on private property so you need binoculars to see what he's really like.

Thank tramoreshamrock
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Metal Man is a bit of a let down in that it is inaccessible due to being beyond a field clearly marked private property. Still, with a decent camera lens a few photos can be taken.

1  Thank Charlie Q
Reviewed 8 March 2018

The Metal man was built to ward of ships from the dangerous harbour of Tamore it has three pillars the middle one having a metal statue of a man on top there is local superstition that if you hop around the central pillar on one...More

1  Thank johnjppower
Reviewed 12 August 2017

There isn't a great deal to say about the Metal Man itself and if it was all that was there then I wouldn't recommend it. However the views across Tramore Bay make it worth the drive or walk out here to stand and enjoy the...More

Thank PatMurff
Reviewed 19 July 2017

This is a very nice walk and there is a myth that if you want to marry a girl you need to walk around the metal man three times saying the girls name. :-) try it. Sure what have you to lose.

1  Thank mamisad
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Lovely cove superbly kept by the swimming club. Great for swimming and diving. Plenty of picnic space and a BBQ area. Great views over Tramore bay.

Thank Jenkswales
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

We tried to approach the Metal Man which is a well known Tramore landmark and it was fenced off with barbed wire. Surely this is a public monument and should be available - like the Hook Lighthouse - for locals and tourists to visit? I...More

Thank Dinie450
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

It is a very dangerous cliff walk but well worth it. I went on a wet day so my legs and boots got soaked. It is right on the edge of the coast so don't go if you scared of heights. The scenery is beautiful....More

Thank saeb38
Reviewed 21 February 2017

When you are visiting Tramore or the south-east area, you will hear people talk about the Metalman. It is a located on the coast road from Tramore and it is indeed a Sailor Man in metal looking out to Sea, standing on a very large...More

Thank mathaircuig
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