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Visit Wells House in Wexford for the Beautiful House, Gardens, and Family Fun

If your Ireland travels take you to the south east be sure to add Wells House & Gardens to your itinerary. The beautiful Victorian house itself is worth the trip. But add in everything else on site and you have a full day of fun and adventure! Beyond the house tour and garden walks adventurous […]

The Knights Templar in Templetown, Co Wexford

The lands along the western shore of Wexford were granted to the Knights Templars in 1172 by King Henry II. They set up Templetown as their headquarters. Visitors can wander around the tower and church. The date of the tower is unclear, but the church was built in the early 1800s. Ireland in Ruins Hook […]

The Saltee Islands – An Unrivalled Bird Sanctuary in Ireland’s Sunny Southeast

The Saltee Islands is comprised of a pair of privately owned, ancient islands, lying 3 miles off the coast of Kilmore Quay, County Wexford. The islands are well known to birdwatchers, and are considered to be one of the largest bird sanctuaries in the world. Over 220 species of bird have been recorded on the […]

Blackwater Village Grotto: Co. Wexford

Blackwater Village in Co. Wexford is just a wide spot in the road that has been awarded a Tidy Town award several times. Opposite a unique thatched “shell cottage” is a stone bridge, river and cascade. Hidden away beside the river is a beautiful Marian shrine surrounded by leafy green trees. Every year a procession […]

The World’s Oldest Operating Lighthouse: Hook Head, Co. Wexford

The lighthouse at Hook Head sits at the tip of a long low-lying peninsula guarding the entrance to Waterford Harbor. Across the water is Crook Castle, which some say coined the term “By Hook or by Crook”. Founded in the 5th century by Welsh monk St. Dubhain, the first beacon was merely a bonfire to […]

Dunbrody Abbey and Yew Hedge Maze: Dunbrody, Co. Wexford

The Dunbrody Abbey website describes this site as “one of the finest examples of a Cistercian Monastery in Ireland” and when you get there you’ll see why. It is truly incredible that buildings like these were built to last as long as they have – this one is standing for approximately 800 years. Give yourself […]

Wexford Farmers Market: Co Wexford

Every Friday from 9am – 2pm www.wexfordfarmersmarkets.com/wexford.html

New Ross Farmers Market: Co Wexford

Saturdays 9am-2pm www.wexfordfarmersmarkets.com/newross.html

Gorey Farmers Market: Co Wexford

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Enniscorthy Farmers Market: Co Wexford

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