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county wexfordCounty Wexford, in the 'sunny south-east' of Ireland boasts over 115km of coastline with golden sandy beaches and rippling blue water. Wexford has been a popular holiday destination for generations with its temperate climate and range of fun activities, making it as inviting as some of the more exotic locations in other countries.

The longest continuous stretch of beach in Ireland (25 km) is between Cahore Point and The Raven Point on the Wexford coastline.

If water sports are your pleasure you can choose from kayaking, windsurfing, canoeing, dinghy racing, or sail and motor cruising.

Wexford is rich in history and heritage and is especially associated with the 1798 Rising when insurgent pikemen fought bravely against overwhelming odds.

Wexford Towns

Wexford is a mecca for fishermen with its many rivers and lakes teeming with salmon and trout where anglers can try their luck at fly fishing, bait fishing or coarse angling.

Wexford is home to the The Irish National Heritage Park, where visitors can view 900 years of history in one visit and the county has many other heritage sites and historical monuments of interest.

Famour annual festivals in Wexford include an Opera Festival and a Strawberry Fair.

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