1798 National Rebellion Centre

053 923 7596 Email Millpark Road,
Enniscorthy,
Co Wexford
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Open: June, July, August 9.30am – 5.00pm. Sat & Sun 12pm-4pm. Rest of year Mon to Fri 9.30am- 4.00pm. Last admission is one-hour before closing. This award winning centre offers a fascinating insight into the birth of modern democracy in Ireland. The family friendly centre tells the epic and heroic tale of the 1798 rebellion…

JFK Arboretum

051 388 171 John F Kennedy Memorial Park
New Ross,
Co. Wexford
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John F. Kennedy Memorial Park consisting of 623 acres of land is dedicated to the memory of U.S. President John F. Kennedy and is located near New Ross in County Wexford. A Visitor Centre houses exhibitions and audio visual show. The Gardens contain over 500 different rhododendrons and azaleas, an internationally important collection of over…

Dunbrody Emigrant Ship

0511 425 239 Email JFK Trust
South Quay
New Ross
Co. Wexford
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Dunbrody Famine Ship & Irish Emigrant Experience Visitor Centre is the perfectly placed stop on any tour of the south east of Ireland. This ship is an authentic reproduction of an 1840’s emigrant vessel, it provides a world class interpretation of the famine emigrant experience. As well as the ship’s tour, the Dunbrody Visitor Centre…

Hook Lighthouse

051 397 502 Email Hook Heritage Centre,
Hook Head,
Fethard On-Sea,
Co Wexford.
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The visitor centre opens year round. June, July, August 9.30am-6pm. May/Sept 9.30am-5.30pm. Rest of year 9.30am-5pm. All year round guided tours of the lighthouse tower are provided. Closed 18th December to 25th inclusive. Admission: Adult €6.00 Senior/Student €4.50, Children 5-16 years €3.50. Children under 5 free. Family (2 adults & 3 children) €20.00. Discounts available…

1798 National Rebellion Centre

+353 (0)5392 37596 Email Millpark Road, Enniscorthy, Co. Wexford. Website

Your visitor experience starts by crossing ‘the bridge to democracy’.  Once inside, our exhibitions and displays illustrate a broad range of themes, from the opulence of pre-revolutionary Europe; the spread of revolution across Europe and into Ireland, the build-up to Rebellion and the roles of the different ‘players’; the battles that took place, including a…

Johnstown Castle

0539184671 Email Johnstown Castle Gardens
Co. Wexford
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A Victorian Home built between 1805 – 1855 with beautiful gardens and ponds. The grounds at Johnstown Castle Gardens contain a wide variety of trees and shrubs representing the best aspects of a formal and wild garden. The spectacular ornamental grounds and gardens surrounding the 19th century castle were designed by Daniel Robertson who is…

Tintern Abbey – Co Wexford – 40 Km

Tintern Abbey,
CO. Wexford
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Tintern Abbey is a Cistercian Abbey located on the Hook Peninsula, Co. Wexford. Founded in the 13th Century, the Abbey sits in beautiful surroundings and is a lovely stop on the drive to the Hook.

Selskar Abbey

086 352 6133 Selskar
Wexford Town
Co. Wexford
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Selskar Abbey is a ruined twelfth-century abbey in Wexford Town. It was an Augustinian House whose proper name was the Priory of St. Peter and St. Paul.

National Opera House (Wexford)

053 912 2400 High Street,
Wexford,
Co. Wexford.
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The National Opera House, formerly the Wexford Opera House, is a theatre in Wexford town.

Ferns Castle

+353 (0)5393 66411 Email Ferns
Co. Wexford
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The castle was built in the 13th century, possibly by William Earl Marshall. Originally the castle formed a square, with large corner towers. Only half of the castle now remains. The most complete tower contains a fine circular chapel, with carved ornament. The tower also has several original fireplaces and a vaulted basement. Archaeological excavations…