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Wexford is a town in southeast Ireland, at the mouth of the River Slaney. It’s known for its medieval lanes and the opera festival held in the modern National Opera House. Records show that Wexford is the sunniest county in the country, on average it receives more hours of sunshine than any other county in Ireland. In result, Wexford is one of the most popular places to live in and a favorite place for Dubliners, and visiting tourists wishing to escape the city and spend time on its long stretches of sandy beaches. Wexford boasts over 200km of coastline and is home to Rosslare Europort, one of Ireland’s major passenger ports. It also claims to have one of the longest continuous beaches in Ireland running along its east coast for 27 km. Wexford is also famous for its strawberries and the town of Enniscorthy holds a ‘Strawberry Festival‘ every year to celebrate.

Top attractions in Wexford include the Hook Lighthouse, one of the oldest lighthouses in the world that is still in use. The present structure has graced the shores for more than 800 years and is regularly voted as one of the top tourist attractions in Wexford. Besides the tower itself, there's a visitor center, a café, a gift shop, and guided tours are available year-round. Visitors can climb the 115 steps to the balcony for beautiful views.
If visiting Wexford, a visit to the Irish National Heritage Park is a must. the Irish National Heritage Park is a unique heritage experience in Ireland and Europe that brings to life over 9000 years of Irish history. Take a journey through Pre-Historic Ireland, Early Christian Ireland and the Age of Invasion across 40 acres of magical woodland, with spectacular views across the River Slaney estuary. Explore historic buildings and settlements to see how Ireland’s earliest settlers lived, worked and fought. Get involved in some family activities for an unforgettable Irish history experience.