Westgate Tower is a medieval gateway close to the grounds of Selskar Abbey and is known as Selskar Gate. This prominent stone gate tower was one of seven gates that provided access through the town Read more [...]
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Wexford County Museum is located within Enniscorthy Castle and contains a collection of local agricultural, military and domestic items. The 13th century Enniscorthy Castle is where Edmund Spenser wrote The Faerie Queene. Sir Read more [...]
Wexford Wildfowl Reserve is jointly owned and managed by the National Parks and Wildlife Service and BirdWatch Ireland. The reserve is located on flat farmland on the North Slob which Read more [...]
Tintern Abbey was a Cistercian abbey located on the Hook Peninsula and the Abbey was founded in 1203 by William Marshal, Earl of Pembroke. Today the abbey is in ruins, although parts have Read more [...]
Selskar Abbey, now just the ruins of, was founded about 1190 by Alexander de la Roche, ancestor of the Roche family who hold the title Baron Fermoy.
The Saltee Islands are a pair of privately owned islands small islands sitting 5km off the southern coast of Wexford. The two islands are Great Saltee (89 hectares) and Little Read more [...]
Head Lighthouse is located on Hook Head at the tip of the Hook Peninsula in County Wexford, and it marks the eastern entrance to Waterford Harbour. This is thought to be Read more [...]
Courtown lifeboat station was established in 1865 and operates an inshore lifeboat. Station open by appointment only.
Duncannon Fort is located in a very strategic position on a peninsula in the eastern part of Waterford Harbour, giving protection to Ireland’s Three Sisters: the River Barrow, River Nore Read more [...]