If you need a drugstore, try Gallagher's Pharmacy, 29 Barronstrand St. (tel. 051/878103), or Mulligan's Chemists, 40-41 Barronstrand St. (tel. 051/875211).

In an emergency, dial tel. 999. Garda Headquarters (tel. 051/305300) is the local police station. Holy Ghost Hospital is on Cork Road (tel. 051/374397), and Waterford Regional Hospital is on Dunmore Road (tel. 051/848000).

Among the resources for gay travelers is the Gay and Lesbian Line Southeast (tel. 051/879907). The Waterford Gay and Lesbian Resource Centre is at the Youth Resources Centre, St. John's Park (tel. 087/638-7931).

The Voyager Internet Cafe, 85 The Quay (tel. 051/843843), isn't actually a cafe, but it does provide high-speed access with all the peripherals. It's open Monday to Saturday 10am to 9pm.

The General Post Office on Parade Quay (tel. 051/317312) is open Monday to Friday 9am to 5:30pm, and Saturday 9am to 1pm.

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.