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Wexford 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.

Attractions
Wexford Opera Festival in October.

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)

Around Wexford
The 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 the town.

Amenities
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.

Transport
Dublin is 88 miles north on the N11. There are 9 Bus Éireann Expressway buses and three trains to Dublin each day.

Useful contact details for Wexford
Train station(053) 22522
Bus Éireann

(01) 8366111 http://www.buseireann.ie/

Iarnród Éireann(1850) 366222
 or (01) 8366222 http://www.irishrail.ie/
Garda Station(053) 65200
Bank of Ireland(053) 23022
AIB(053) 22444
Wexford Chamber of Commerce(053) 22226
Wexford County Enterprise Board(053) 22965
Wexford General Hospital(053) 42233
Tourist Information(053) 23111
   
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