In this article Angun Sonnesyn Olsen and Stiofan O Cadhla given an account of the visit of Hakon Melberg (1911-1990) to SeanPhobal and An Rinn in Waterford. It recalls the Scandanavian connections with Ireland. Norwegian linguist Sophus Bugge (1833-1907) suggested that Scandanavian scholars would find interest in countries where the Vickings had been. Carl Mastrander was the first of these to visit (1883-1965). Melberg came to SeanPhobal in 1933 on the advise of Sean O Suilleabhain. He left a diary on and off from 1933 to 1957. He admired the 'Irish' script greatly, calling it 'the most artistic script in Europe'.