There’s nothing too hurried in this laid-back corner of Ireland. Lots of picturesque villages, great beaches and a wide range of birdlife, fascinating castles, abbeys and country houses.
Where the land meets the sea
Great Lighthouses of Ireland Various locations throughout the Island of Ireland
Great Lighthouses of Ireland offer a truly unique experience around Ireland’s stunning coastline in 13 breath-taking locations.
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oldest operating lighthouse
Hook Lighthouse Fethard-on-Dea, Hook Peninsula, Co. Wexford, Ireland
Enjoy a tour of Hook Lighthouse, the most popular visitor attraction in county Wexford. This 800 year old is the oldest original operating lighthouse in the world… yes, the world!
Open Daily Year Round
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history and legends coming to life
Irish National Heritage Park Ferrycarrig, Co. Wexford, Ireland
Through 9000 years of Irish History. Enter a special place where Ireland's heritage comes alive with sights and sounds that shaped a country and helped to shape the world.
Open Daily Year Round
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Most haunted house in ireland
Loftus Hall Hook Head, New Ross, Co. Wexford, Ireland
Loftus Hall is a large mansion house situated on the Hook peninsula. Loftus Hall stands alone and austere on the bleak landscape. This backdrop adds to its eery story.
Open Daily
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Immerse yourself in nature
Walk the Tintern Abbey Trails Saltmills, New Ross, Co. Wexford, Ireland
To start each walk, turn right at the entrance to Tintern Abbey and continue to Trailhead.
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Miles of beaches to be enjoyed
Waterford & Wexford Blue Flag Beaches Co. Waterford and Co. Wexford
Waterford and Wexford have miles of beaches available for swimming, exploring rock pools and all sorts of beach fun.
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A view from the keep
Enniscorthy Castle Castle Hill, Enniscorthy, Co. Wexford, Ireland  
Change of focus from a county museum to depicting the story of Enniscorthy town through the eyes of the castle, and how both have developed over the centuries.
Open Daily Year Round
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Gothic revival castle
Johnstown Castle Estate, Museum & Gardens Johnstown, Wexford, Ireland
This great 19th century castle in its beautiful setting was designed by the Victorian architect Daniel Robertson.
Open Year Round
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outdoor fun for all ages
Kia Ora Mini Farm Courteencurragh, Gorey, Co. Wexford, Ireland
A hands on open farm where children get to interact with, hold and feed animals of the usual farmyard variety and some more exotic such as llamas, emus, alpacas, pot bellied pigs etc.
Open Year Round
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swashbuckling fun
Pirates Cove Courtown Harbour, Gorey, Co. Wexford, Ireland
Activities available for all the family such as 18 hole mini-golf, bumper boats, bubble rollers, paddle-boats, fun-caves, 10-pin bowling, electric go karts and games arcade.
Open Daily Jun to Aug
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Exciting interpretation of events
Rebellion at the National 1798 Rebellion Centre Enniscorthy, Co. Wexford, Ireland
Meet the key figures of the Rebellion, participate in the state of the art 4D battle of Vinegar Hill Experience and discover how weapons from the period worked.
Open Year Round
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discover the wonders of this park
Secret Valley Wildlife Park Coolnacon, Clonroche, Enniscorthy, Co. Wexford, Ireland
Why not come and enjoy a day out in the sunny southeast and experience wildlife from around the world at Secret Valley Wildlife Park .
Open Daily Year Round
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15th century Castle
Ballyhack Castle Ballyhack, Co. Wexford, Ireland
Ballyhack Castle is open to the public, having been partially restored, and displays objects relating to the Crusades, the Normans, and medieval monks.
Open May to Aug
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Southeast Special Discoveries
Copper Coast Scenic Drive County Waterford and County Wexford
Spectacular driving and cycle route and a great way to explore the south east coastline.
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Southeast Special Discoveries
Curracloe Beach Curracloe, Co. Wexford, Ireland
Spend a few hours on one of the sunny south east’s best loved beaches–Curracloe Beach with its soft sand, great dunes and wooden walkways.
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The emigrant trail
Dunbrody Famine Ship Experience The Emigrant Trail, New Ross, Co. Wexford, Ireland
An authentic reproduction of an 1840’s emigrant vessel providing a world class interpretation of the famine emigrant experience.
Open Daily Year Round
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13th century Ferns Castle
Ferns Castle Ferns, Co. Wexford, Ireland
Ferns Castle built in the 13th century, possibly by William, Earl Marshall, is one of a number of historic sites in Ferns.
Open May to Sept
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JFK Memorial Park and Arboretum
JFK Memorial Park and Arboretum New Ross, Co. Wexford, Ireland
Dedicated to the memory of John F. Kennedy, President of the United States who was tragically assassinated in 1963.
Open Year Round
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Follow the journey
Kennedy Homestead Dunganstown, New Ross, Co. Waterford, Ireland
The Kennedy Homestead, birthplace of President John F. Kennedy’s great-grandfather Patrick Kennedy, celebrates the story of five generations of the Kennedy dynasty.
Open Year Round
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Southeast Special Discoveries
Seal Rescue Ireland Courtown Harbour, Gorey, Co. Wexford, Ireland
Orphaned, sick and injured Common and Grey seal pups are rescued from around the coast of the Republic of Ireland.
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Cistercian Abbey founded c. 1200
Tintern Abbey Saltmills, New Ross, Co. Wexford, Ireland
The Abbey was occupied by the Colclough family from the 16th century until 1960s.
Open Mar to Oct
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Southeast Special Discoveries
Wexford Arts Centre Cornmarket, Co. Wexford, Ireland
Delivering an arts programme with emphasis on contemporary arts practice, participation and education and inspiring creativity in the Wexford community.
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Southeast Special Discoveries
Wexford Wildfowl Reserve National Parks and Wildlife Service, North Slob, Ardcavan Lane, Co. Wexford, Ireland
About one-third of the world population of Greenland White-fronted Geese spend the winter on the Wexford Slobs.
Open Year Round
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