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About visitwexford

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

‘Sand Angel’ World Record Attempt to be held at 29th annual Duncannon Sand Sculpting Festival


‘Sand Angel’ World Record Attempt to be held at 29th annual Duncannon Sand Sculpting Festival   Duncannon Beach in County Wexford is set to host the 29th annual Sand Sculpting Festival, which this year is taking place from August 7th to … Continue reading

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Europe’s largest ‘Art in the Open’ Festival commences in Wexford


Europe’s largest ‘Art in the Open’ Festival commences in Wexford   Many scenic vistas in the Southeast will be captured by some of the world’s finest ‘Plein Air’ artists this week as Europe’s largest outdoor painting festival Art in the … Continue reading

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Festivals Galore for Enniscorthy – Battles and a Rockin Food Fest


‘MAKE READY, PRESENT, FIRE’ Rebels and Redcoats to take to Vinegar Hill for Massive Battle Reenactment The fourth annual reenactment of the Battle of Vinegar Hill is set to take place at the historic Enniscorthy location this Saturday and Sunday, … Continue reading

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RTE Nationwide to feature two Wexford Special Programmes on Tourism


The RTE TV cameras have been busy visiting many tourism attractions from the North to the South of Wexford. Two RTE Nationwide programmes are set to be aired on July 6th and July 8th with both programmes featuring content dedicated … Continue reading

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IRISH AMERICA FEST 2015


Ireland’s official Fourth of July Celebrations Announced  The fourth annual Irish America Celebrations in New Ross sees an action packed programme of events for Ireland’s official July 4 celebrations commencing on Friday July third and running all weekend until July … Continue reading

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Enniscorthy Strawberry, Culture & Food Fest 2015


The 48th Strawberry Fest is about Wexford strawberries, the All-Ireland Farmers Market Competition and the County Show providing food, cooking demos, competitions and family events. The festivities get underway from Wednesday June 24th and run until Sunday June 28th inclusive. … Continue reading

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Country’s Largest Maritime Festival set to make a splash in Wexford 


Wexford Maritime Festival The programme details for the annual Wexford maritime Festival has been launched in Wexford today (Thursday June 11th) with Maritime activities, childresn events, entertainment, local food produce and exhibitions all on offer to the expected crowds of … Continue reading

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Inaugural Traditional Kite Flying and Balloon Festival Announced in Wexford


A brand new festival featuring some old-fashioned events has been anounced in Wexford. The Kite Flying and Ballooning festival is set to attract families to Duncannon Beach for some traditional family fun during the June bank-holiday weekend. The festivies begin … Continue reading

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Wexford Tourism Industry Encouraged to Attend Workshop for Ireland’s Ancient East


A workshop for the members of the Wexford Tourism industry has been announced by Fáilte Ireland in order to further develop Wexford’s position on Ireland’s Ancient East.    In Mid-April Fáilte Ireland launched Ireland’s Ancient East – an initiative that seeks to … Continue reading

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Three top Festivals for Visitors to enjoy in Wexford this May Bank Holiday


Visitors to Wexford are in for a treat this may bank Holiday with a choice of three festivals to enjoy!  The inaugural JestFest takes place from May 1st to 4th 2015  JestFest is a Comedy and Street Theatre Festival and takes place this … Continue reading

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