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About visitwexford

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

Maritime Matters Festival Fun & New Tour on offer at Hook Lighthouse


A fun filled Maritime Matters Festival will get underway at the world’s oldest working Lighthouse on the Hook Peninsula County Wexford this May bank holiday weekend. An action packed day of festivities will get underway on Saturday April 30th from … Continue reading

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Get your Giggle on at JestFest


JestFest returns this May Bank Holiday Weekend – Wexford’s Comedy and Street Theatre Festival is back in 2016, bigger and better than ever! This May Bank Holiday weekend the spirit of devilish revelry fills the Viking streets as Irish and international … Continue reading

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The Route 57 Car is coming through Wexford – April 23


The Route 57 Car is coming through Wexford on April 23 The 2,500 mile bucket list road trip is being driven for the first time, in an electric car. The official ‘Route 57’ electric car will be driving through Wexford … Continue reading

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Commemoration events marking 1916 Centenary in Wexford


The 1916 Rising in County Wexford was the most significant event outside Dublin in terms of longevity, the numbers involved and extent of territorial control exercised. Irish Volunteer forces assumed control of Enniscorthy on the Thursday morning (27th April 1916) … Continue reading

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The Earliest Parade and Ireland’s Only ‘Beach Parade’ to take place in Wexford this St. Patrick’s Day


The Earliest Parade and Ireland’s Only ‘Beach Parade’ to take place in Wexford this St. Patrick’s Day St. Patrick’s Day in Wexford is one of the biggest days of the year, with celebrations and parades taking place throughout Wexford town, … Continue reading

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Hotelier Colm Neville announced as new Chairperson of Visit Wexford


Hotelier Colm Neville announced as new Chairperson of Visit Wexford   Hotelier Colm Neville has been announced as the new Chairperson for the Visit Wexford tourism group. Colm who is no stranger to the tourism industry, the owner and operator … Continue reading

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A real Game of Thrones in Ferns!


A real Game of Thrones in Ferns!   Gaelic kings and Norman warlords will be the subject of a major conference to be held in Ferns on March 12th – 13th. The conference is entitled ‘Gaelic Capital and Norman Stronghold … Continue reading

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A very Old but a very New Norman Trail for Wexford


A new heritage and leisure trail that highlights Wexford’s historic Norman links got off on the right track when it was launched by Chairperson of Wexford County Council Tony Dempsey. At a special ceremony in the Irish National Heritage Park, … Continue reading

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Multi Attraction discount Pass launched for top attractions in Wexford


‘Visit Wexford Pass’   Multi Attraction discount Pass launched for top attractions in Wexford   The ‘Visit Wexford Pass’ is a brand new multi-attraction discount card and it has been launched today (January 22nd) by Visit Wexford. The ‘Visit Wexford … Continue reading

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Visit us at Holiday World


Holiday World Show 2016 is taking place in the RDS Simmonscourt, Dublin, for three days from Friday 22nd January until Sunday 24th January.  With over 50 countries represented, almost 1,000 travel and tourism professionals will be ready to give advice … Continue reading

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