"C'mon Wexford!" County Wexford by Marpessa
County Wexford Travel Guide: 182 reviews and 356 photos
Ah well, Wexford got as far as the semi-finals in the All-Ireland Hurling last year... so maybe this year will be their year! (For more on hurling check out my 'sports tips'.)
Besides a liking for sport, Wexford is a very beautiful county (and apparently the only one in Ireland able to grow strawberries!). It is known as part of the sunny south east.
For a little more on Wexford, that is not included in the tips below, see my Ferns page!
Trivia: The saying 'By Hook or by Crook', comes from 2 lighthouses in the south of Ireland - Hook Lighthouse in Wexford and Crook Lighthouse in county Waterford. Sailors would say that they'd arrive in Ireland 'by Hook or by Crook'.
This is supposed to be the most haunted house in Ireland. It is just near Hook Lighthouse. It is currently vacant, and believe me, standing there and taking the picture, it did feel a bit eerie
You'll find that most signs in Ireland are in both English and Irish (Gaelic).
- Pros:Great hospitality! Beautiful scenery!
In the time I have spent in Ireland I think I am yet to buy my own drink! You will often find that when visiting a bar... more travel advice
The best way to get around Ireland (unless you're on a tour or have hired a car) is by using Bus Eireann. It is a lot... more travel advice
Written Nov 19, 2004
From Hook Head
Written Nov 20, 2004
Enniscorthy from Vinegar Hill
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