Waterford (from Old Norse: Veðrafjǫrðr meaning "ram fjord"; Irish: Port Láirge, meaning "Lárag's port") is a city in Ireland. It is located in the South-East Region and is also part of the province of Munster. It is the oldest city in the country. Waterford City Council is the local government authority for the city. It is the fifth most populous city in the state.