So much history to discover

New Ross Heritage Town, located in County Wexford, Ireland, is rich in historical significance and cultural attractions. It is home to the Dunbrody Famine Ship, a replica vessel that tells the story of 19th-century Irish emigration. The town also features the Kennedy Homestead, the ancestral home of U.S. President John F. Kennedy, celebrating his Irish roots. New Ross offers charming streets, historical buildings, and the scenic River Barrow, providing a picturesque backdrop. The town’s vibrant heritage is showcased through its museums, festivals, and local traditions, making it a fascinating destination for visitors.

  • Remains of the 13th-century town walls
  • A rich history – home to JFK, the Dunbrody Famine Ship
  • Gateway to the Hook Peninsula & the oldest operational lighthouse in the world
  • A lively town with fantastic festivals
  • Part of Ireland’s Ancient East Touring Region and an integral part of the Norman Trail
Getting There

New Ross is located in South County Wexford on the N25 (E30) road, 35km from Wexford Town, 55km from Rosslare Europort, 40km from Waterford Airport and 160km from Dublin Airport.

Map Location: 52.396204, -6.947190
Contact New Ross Heritage Town

New Ross, Co. Wexford, Ireland

Eircode: Y34 CF64
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