Heritage and Culture

Duncannon Fort

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Duncannon fort is a great example of a bastion or star shaped fort. Built in the Elizabethan period the layers of over 450 year history are mind blowing. Great family day out.

The National 1798 Rebellion Centre

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Fanned by flames of Revolution in America and France, the events of 1798 in Ireland are etched forever on Irish history. Vividly re-told in an exciting interpretation of events the “Rebellion Experience” at The National 1798 Rebellion Centre is not to be missed. On your visit, you will meet the key figures of the Rebellion, […]

Wexford Arts Centre

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Wexford Arts Centre based in the historic Cornmarket building was established in 1974, and we are very proud to be the oldest regional arts centre in Ireland. We have been providing art and entertainment for native and visitor alike ever since. We are thankful to all our supporters including main funding from Arts Council Ireland, Wexford County Council, Pobal and Wexford Local Development.

The Norman Way Carriage Trails

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Carriage rides will be unavailable for the remainder of 2021, please keep an eye on our social media pages to find out whats happening in 2022!   Discover the Norman Way in a horse drawn carriage   This trip gives you the chance to go back in time and see various medieval sites along the […]

Our Towns and Villages

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Wexford town is a lively place, where you can experience a wonderful café culture and fine dining, along with a vibrant arts and culture calendar with something for all. A visit to the famous National Opera House of Ireland is a must along with taking a walking tour to enjoy the town’s rich heritage and […]

Gallivanting.ie – Guided Woodland Walks and Experiences.

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  “Magical, bewitching, fascinating and entertaining, I was amazed by how much I learned on an hours walk. Can’t recommend enough!” – P. O’Gorman, Dublin    Seanacaí or traditional storyteller Lorraine is known across Wexford for her unique method of teaching the history of the region through a blend of folklore, historical recordings and quirky facts. […]

Slaney Tours

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A family-run tour company in the heart of Wexford. Slaney tours is not just your regular tour service. The proprietor, James Shannon will also be your personal tour guide. He will delight you on your journey with stories of local history, folklore and even some Irish jokes! James has already received an award from Board Fáilte […]

Johnstown Castle Estate, Museum and Gardens

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Johnstown Castle Estate, Museum & Gardens has a long and colourful story stretching over 800 years The 3 in 1 attraction has a range of activities for all ages. Enjoy a guided tour of the restored 19th-century Castle and unique servants’ tunnel – the longest domestic servants’ tunnel in Ireland. Take a look at the […]

Viking Stayover at Irish National Heritage Park

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The Viking House Stayover is a chance to stay in a Viking House which was common in Ireland 1000 years ago. You will stay in the Viking House on the shore of the river Slaney, which has wattle walls, a thatched roof and a central hearth. Dress up in the authentic costumes provided and cook […]