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About visitwexford

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

Santa’s arrival in Wexford this weekend….


This weekend sees the main man of the season arrive in Wexford…. All of the little boys and girls are in for a treat as there are a variety of festive events on offer right across the county. In Wexford … Continue reading

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Christmas in Wexford is a Fun Festive Extravaganza


Wexford will be wrapped up in the magic of Christmas from November 25th with a 40-day extravaganza of festivities for all the family. Wexford Winterland kicks off with a giant festive parade which will traverse along the bridge and into … Continue reading

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Fireworks to light up the skies of Wexford for Opera Opening


The 65th Wexford Festival Opera commences on Wednesday evening, 26th of October with the civic opening ceremony and a wonderful spectacular fireworks display over the Wexford Quayside. The fireworks display will commence at 7pm however those attending the opening ceremony … Continue reading

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Spooktacular Events on offer for Halloween in Wexford


Spooktacular Events on offer for Halloween in Wexford Are you planning a spooky break this mid-term…if so, Wexford is the place to be. Wexford is planning a ‘SPOOKTACULAR’ Halloween for locals and visitors alike this year, a ‘Gorey Festival’ will … Continue reading

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24 consecutive days of celebrating the Arts at 3 Festivals in Wexford


  Festival Season to open in Wexford with Wexford Fringe Wexford Festival Opera and Wexford Spiegeltent Festival 24 consecutive days of celebrating the Arts at 3 Festivals in Wexford   The 64th annual Wexford Fringe opens on October 21st to … Continue reading

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Countdown is on to the 2016 Kennedy Summer School


An Tánaiste, U.S. Presidential campaign strategists, News correspondents and leading global academics to descend on New Ross   Experts in politics, Editors and journalists, Ministers, An Tánaiste and leading global academics are set to descend on the town of New … Continue reading

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Harvest Moon Celebration at Hook Lighthouse to feature a Photographic Competition


The first Harvest Moon Celebration at Hook Lighthouse, which is set to take place on September 16th, is set to feature at photographic competition. Hook Lighthouse Manager Ann Waters said, the tip of the Hook Peninsula is the ideal spot … Continue reading

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RTE’s Sean O’Rourke Show to broadcast live from the Kennedy Summer School


RTE’s Sean O’Rourke Show to broadcast live from the Kennedy Summer School     The RTE Radio One show ‘Today with Sean O’Rourke’ is set to broadcast live from the Dunbrody Experience on the quay as part of the Kennedy … Continue reading

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60 Events on offer across Wexford for National Heritage Week


National Heritage Week takes place from August 20th to 28th Right across Wexford enjoy a combination of events from historical tours to Archeology, to exhibitions to Bugs and Butterflies to expert talks and tales. Heritage Week has lots of activities for all … Continue reading

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Thrills and Spills at Irish Kite Surfing Championships in Wexford


Duncannon Beach in County Wexford is home to the Irish National Kite Surfing Championships, which will take place during Hooked Kite Fest this August 13 and 14. The Irish Kite-surfing Association and Hooked Kite-surfing host the Championships on Duncannon Beach … Continue reading

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