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County Wexford, Ireland

county wexfordWexford is known as the "Model County" and its name comes from the Norse 'Weissfiord' meaning, the fjord of the flats.

Wexford benefits from the best of Irish weather and for the tourist it has sunny seashores, beautiful coastal villages with safe sandy beaches, an Opera Festival and a Strawberry Fair.

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

If you are in Wexford be sure to visit Curracloe Beach where the Stephen Spielberg movie "Saving Private Ryan" was filmed.

Wexford Towns

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