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Tourist information for county Wexford in the Sunny Southeast of Ireland - for further details see www.visitwexford.ie

This Easter Monday Enniscorthy Castle Recalls its 1916 Rising past


Enniscorthy’s military history comes alive at Enniscorthy Castle this Easter Monday (21st April), as an array of ‘living history’ activities recall the events of the Easter 1916 Rising, and offer visitors an ‘Easter with a Difference’. From 12 noon to … Continue reading

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Meet the Makers – Wexford Launches Craft Trail


Susan Brindley of the Design & Crafts Council of Ireland was on hand to launch the very first Craft Trail for the ‘Model’ county at a Wexford craft showcase in Greenacres Gallery on Thursday, April 3. The new trail aimed … Continue reading

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Heroes of the Helen Blake to Feature on TG4


Tune into TG4 on Friday, March 28 at 7.30pm to see international author Eoin Colfer and international music composer Liam Bates whom recently joined forces to host a concert for the centenary of the ‘Fethard Lifeboat Disaster’ of 1914 which … Continue reading

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Colm Tóibín’s ‘Brooklyn’ to film in Enniscorthy, Co. Wexford


Colm Tóibín’s ‘Brooklyn’ to film in Enniscorthy, Co. Wexford Award winning author and official Visit Wexford ambassador, Colm Tóibín’s highly acclaimed novel ‘Brooklyn’ is to be made into a feature film starring Saoirse Ronan, Domhnall Gleeson, Emory Cohen and Julie … Continue reading

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VIRTUAL VISIT TOURS ‘BIG 360 PROJECT’ FOR WEXFORD


Visit Wexford Tourism is delighted to announce a creative tourism initiative for County Wexford in partnership with photography experts, Virtual Visit Tours – who operate one of the most visited Irish destination photo-blogs in the world. What makes this blog … Continue reading

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St. Patrick’s Day in Wexford


St. Patrick’s Day in Wexford is one of the biggest days of the year, with celebrations and parades taking place throughout Wexford town, New Ross, Enniscorthy, Gorey and all over the county. Wexford Town’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade is probably … Continue reading

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Visit Wexford is on Instagram


We are delighted to announce we have joined Instagram. We’d love for you all to follow us at @visitwexford. We will be posting amazing images of beautiful Wexford. We’d love if you have any images of your holidays in Wexford for … Continue reading

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Fethard Lifeboat Disaster 100th Year Commemoration


The communities of Fethard-on-Sea and Rosslare Strand are marking the 100th Year Commemoration of The Helen Blake with the following events: Fethard-on-Sea  Lecture: an historical lecture given by the author of The Awful Tragedy of the Helen Blake Lifeboat, … Continue reading

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Countdown to Second Annual Trad Music Festival ‘Cuisle Cheoil’ in Wexford


After its huge success in 2013 and a crowd of 10,000 visitors to the town, Cuisle Cheoil Traditional Music Festival returns to Wexford for and even bigger and better second year. Some of Ireland’s top musicians are set to feature … Continue reading

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Wexford Sinfonia to host Concert in Remembrance of ‘Mexico’ Disaster 1914


A concert hosted by Wexford Sinfonia will take place on Saturday, February 22 in Wexford to honor and remember the crewmembers of ‘The Mexico’ and nine-crew members of the RNLI vessel ‘The Helen Blake’ who lost their lives aiding the … Continue reading

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