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Araltais in Éirinn
County : Waterford
Per fesse enhanced blue celeste and or issuant from the partition line three pallets coupe din chief argent in base a lymphad oars in action pennants flying azure charged on the sail with two swords in saltire points upward of the third, with the Mottoes: Thalassa Thalassa and above the shield Θαλασσα Θαλασσα.
The arms were officially granted on May 20, 2008.
The lyphad and swords on the shield represent the 1461 battle of Ballymacdane, while the golden sands are emblematic of Tramore's famous strand. The town's landmark pillars are also represented on the shield. The motto Thalassa thalassa which means “The sea, the sea” is repeated in Greek above the shield.
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