Attractions

Begin an unforgettable journey through Ireland’s past, with a visit to some of Wexford’s top attractions. Vividly discover the 1798 Rebellion, one of Ireland’s most significant historic events, immerse yourself in a reproduction of the 1840’s Irish famine emigration, step into Ireland’s most haunted house and visit one of the oldest operational lighthouses in the world. With something for all generations to enjoy, don’t miss out on experiencing the best of Wexford that’s worth talking about back home.

Duncannon Fort

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Duncannon Fort is an impressive presentation of a bastioned fortress perched on the side of the stunning Hook Peninsula, County Wexford, part of Ireland’s Ancient East. This historic structure has gathered countless intriguing and awe inspiring stories over its 450 year history and holds one of the best vantage points to take in the beautiful […]

The Woodturning Studio

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Robert O`Connor is regarded as one of the finest woodturners in Ireland, he works with wood and offers a range of items from functional pieces to gallery pieces. He also offers commissioned pieces for individuals and corporate, Robert has his work for sale at his studio in Gorey which is home to his handcrafted gifts. […]

Terry The Weaver

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Terry Dunne designs and makes hand woven tapestries, floor rugs and textile art pieces. His materials are as diverse as wool, cotton, linen, silk, pine needles, driftwood and willow. Inspiration for his work comes from the natural world, including the changing colours through a season and textural studies of the landscape. Pieces made to order. […]

Kiltrea Pottery

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Kiltrea Pottery is light years away from the machine-made and mass-produced. Kitchenware is quietly understated, restrained and elegant while garden pieces exhibit clean, robust and enduring lines. Kiltrea Pottery is distinctive: Michael’s creations are instantly recognisable and possess fluidity, grace and honesty of form. His work reflects a maker who has immense technical skill and […]

Enniscorthy Castle

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Enniscorthy Castle, in the heart of Wexford’s Enniscorthy Town was built in the 13th century and remains an important piece of Irish history today. Restored and updated, the castle is now home to a new visitor experience that showcases the history of the town and its imposing castle. The Castle has been home to Norman […]

Ballyhack Castle

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Ballyhack Castle is a large tower-house thought to have been constructed by the Crusading Knight Hospitallers c. 1450. The castle has many defensive features such as a murder hole, machicolation and steep stairs along with a chapel, a secret room and plenty of space for prisoners! We have an impressive display of replica armour for […]

The Gaslamp Gallery

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The Gaslamp Gallery is a contemporary modern gallery with a relaxed informal atmosphere located amidst the many boutiques, restaurants and superb shops that Gorey has to offer. We represent a diverse selection of local, national, and international artists including Yvonne Coomber, Kevin Roche, Kate Kos, Sam Toft, Niki Purcell, Emma Campbell, Jaanika Talts and Aaminah […]

Forge Craft and Design Centre

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The Forge Craft +Design Centre Baldwinstown, Co. Wexford Once a real working forge, dating back as far as the 1700s, The Award Winning Forge Craft +Design Centre is home to Bramble Crafts. Padraic Parle makes hand-crafted kitchens, home furniture and other unique pieces in wood. Padraic is the sixth  generation to work from this historic […]

Tacumshane Windmill

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Tacumshane Windmill is the only surviving complete windmill in the Republic of Ireland. It was built in 1846 by the millwright Nicolas Moran, who obtained his training as an apprentice millwright in Rotterdam. The year 1846 is carved on the lintel inside the eastern doorway. A rare feature is its revolving straw thatched cap to […]

Seal Rescue Ireland

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Seal Rescue Ireland Courtown Harbour, Co. Wexford Come visit Seal Rescue Ireland for a unique educational experience for all ages! The SRI Centre is the only seal rescue facility in the Republic of Ireland and takes in sick and injured seal pups from across the entire coast. They rehabilitate over 120 seals a year for […]

Ros Tapestry

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The Ros Tapestry is a unique project that has been on-going in the South East of Ireland since 1998 and has involved over 150 stitchers working on 15 giant tapestries for a permanent exhibition in New Ross. It is an excellent example of creativity and community spirit on a grand scale and depicts our Norman […]

Paul Maloney Art and Ceramics Studio

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Paul Maloney Art and Ceramics studios are easily found on the outskirts of Wexford Town. We make hand thrown ceramics for the heart of the home or for serving friends at the table with well-crafted mugs, jugs and bowls to complement any occasion. Visitors are welcome to have a look around the workshop to see […]