town (population 15,862) is situated at the mouth of the River Slaney in the southeast
corner of Ireland.
It was once an important seaport, but over the years,
it has lost out to the ports of Rosslare and Waterford, respectively, with regard
to freight and passenger traffic.
Wexford Opera Festival
A market is held in the New Market on Friday and Saturday mornings.
The West Gate Heritage Centre.
The ruins of Selskar Abbey (1190)
Saint Iberius' Church (1760)
Irish National Heritage Park, an outdoor theme park featuring recreations of various
prehistoric and ancient dwellings. It is four kilometres north of Wexford at Ferrycarrig.
The wooded gardens of Johnstown Castle, 7 kilometres south west of Wexford.
The Wexford Wildfowl Reserve and the Raven nature reserve to the north east of
Public Swimming pool.
Wexford Golf Club. Roslare and Saint Helen's Bay golf courses are also within
reach along the southern coastline.
There is a horseracing track in Bettyville, but regular meetings are not held.
Check with tourist office.
Dublin is 88 miles
north on the N11. There are 9 Bus Éireann Expressway buses and three trains
to Dublin each day.
details for Wexford|
(01) 8366222 http://www.irishrail.ie/|
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County Enterprise Board||(053)
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