See & Do

The Kennedy Story and the emigrant trail

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Wexford has unique Irish American links being the ancestral home to President John F. Kennedy. Visitors can explore this connection through the emigrant trail, visiting the Kennedy Homestead, the JFK Memorial Park and the Emigrant Flame and Dunbrody Famine Ship, a replica of the famine ship which his great grandfather left Ireland aboard.

The Norman Way

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In 1166, Diarmuid MacMurrough was ousted as King of Leinster, fled Ireland and sought help from Henry II. Henry gave Diarmuid permission to recruit mercenaries and authorised his subjects to help Diarmuid. In May 1169 the Normans first landed in Ireland at Bannow Bay in Wexford. They set about conquering Leinster and the territories over […]

Our Beaches

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We have over 275km of coastline in County Wexford, much of which is made up of beautiful wide-open sandy beaches and spectacular coastline. Blue Flag (Courtown, Morriscastle, Rosslare, Ballinesker, Curracloe, Ballymoney North) and Green Coast beaches (Ballymoney, Cahore, Old Bawn, Culleton’s Gap, St. Helen’s Bay, Ballyhealy, Booley Bay, Grange). If it’s surfing, kite-surfing, a sand-castle […]

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 Food and Heritage Tours

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There is so much to see and do while in Wexford so why not combine it all on a custom tour, designed just for you! We provide custom tours of the region, tours that include a little history, a little culture, and lot of great stories! Over the past few months, we’ve been working hard to […]

Tulip Extravaganza at The Bay Garden

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Visit the Bay Garden for Mr Middleton’s Tulip Extravaganza at the Bay Garden, with over 10,000 bulbs throughout the garden and 100 different varieties.  There will be a short talk on “Growing Tulips”, each day. Plus you will have a chance to order for Spring 2019.   Open Days are from 2.00pm to 5.00pm. April […]

Irish American Fest

Fri 6th July - Sun 8th July
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The Irish America Fest returns in July of 2018. One can look forward to a weekend of celebrating the Irish American culture and heritage as well as an abundance of music, entertainment, food and drink and plenty of family fun too. Keep an eye on our website where we wll be posint festival news, events […]

Wexford Maritime Festival

Sat 23rd June - Sun 24th June
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County Wexford’s largest free family festival celebrates Wexford’s rich maritime history. The Maritime Festival showcases the very best of Wexford food too. An action-packed weekend on Wexford’s famous quay front with dramatic air-sea rescue demonstrations, sailing, rowing, raft racing, a spectacular stunt air display, a feast of Wexford’s finest foods,. There is also a Viking Village, Emergency Services Village, Kids Zone, Try […]

Enniscorthy Strawberry Festival

Fri 1st June - Sun 3rd June
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The scene is set for the 51st County Wexford Strawberry Fair/Street Rhythms and Roots Festival which takes place in Enniscorthy over the June Bank holiday weekend. Internationally renowned author Carmel Harrington will open this year’s festival from the bandstand in The Market Square on Friday, June 1st at 7.30 p.m. and in doing so set […]

Enniscorthy Rockin’ Food Festival

Fri 3rd August - Mon 6th August
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Following on from the tremendous success of 2017, this Family Festival returns on the August Bank Holiday Weekend 2018. This year promises an even wider range of FREE outdoor Rock ‘n’ Roll Gigs, a superior Artisan Food Market, brand-new food related workshops, trails and events, and not forgetting the endless supply of family fun.   […]

Wexford Food and Wine Festival

Fri 25th May - Sun 27th May
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Wexford Food and Wine Festival is back for May 2018. Look forward to a tremendous weekend of excellent food and drink as well as live music and entertainment that is fun for all of the family. Keep an eye on our Facebook page and website where we will be adding festival events, news and updates […]

Westgate Design Centre

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A unique Shopping, Casual Dining & Take-Out Cafe Experience in the Heart of Wexford’s Main St. Our concept offers you a Design Centre showcasing the best in Irish and international giftware and design, a Restaurant and Cafe featuring fresh quality food prepared daily in our kitchens, specialising in healthy food choices and selections for Vegans […]