County Wexford is an amazingly beautiful County on the South East Coast of Ireland, in the Province of Leinster.
In Irish Wexford is known as Loch Garman. It is one of Irelands most beautiful and historic Counties. With so much to do and see, as well as beautiful places to relax, in beautiful surroundings.
Wexford is within easy driving distance from Dublin Airport, has an excellent transport system and is home to one of Ireland busiest Ports Ross Laire, where Stena Line and Irish Ferries both sail to and from.
Wexford is home to high mountains, stunning lakes, forests and long rolling beaches along its coastline. It is also home to the wild and beautiful Hook Peninsula, which holds some of Ireland’s most precious views. Its winding and formidable rivers leading our people throughout the world and giving invaders access.
Wexford is packed full of wonderful hotels, magnificent Castles, Abbeys and Great Houses with their Walled Gardens still as they were in their ages of glory. Its stunning and quant Bed and Breakfasts are guaranteed to make any trip to the area memorable. With excellent bars and restaurants in every town in the county, you will be spoilt for choice.
Wexford is especially famous for its tradition of wonderful music and you will find most local pubs will be full of songs and stories of Wexford epic and exciting history.
Wexford has the honor of having a history that dates back to prehistoric eras of the Celts and some of the most powerful Irish Clans came from this area. Wexford was one of the first areas of pagan Ireland to be Christianized as well as being one of Ireland’s important Viking Settlements, especially Wexford Town itself.
Wexford is world famous for being the site of the Norman Invasion of Ireland and has recently started to develop The Norman Way, which is a Heritage Trail through south county Wexford.
Throughout its long history Wexford is most famously associated with the Irish Rebellion of 1798, where the fighting was most fierce and many famous Irish songs about this rebellion mention Wexford and its many battles, many of the battlegrounds are still visible today.
Wexford is also the ancestral home of President John F Kennedy’s Family and some of Ireland and most famous characters.