The Hook Peninsula is a headland located in the South East corner of Ireland in County Wexford. The rugged coastline, fine sand beaches, historic artefacts, ruins from another era, fine gardens, coastal woodland walks provide plenty to do for all the family. The route known as “The Ring of Hook”, accessed by a narrow [...]
It was a sunny day in the Sunny South East with temperatures in the early 20’s, the highest recorded since the 70’s, blue skies and a refreshing breeze coming directly off the lake at Ladies Island in County Wexford, Ireland. A perfect day for harvesting this crop of oats. One of the men explained [...]
The old Viking town of Wexford is on the banks of the River Slaney at the estuary where this beautiful river meets the wild Irish Sea. It is known for its narrow streets and the tall buildings that line them. A perfect venue for the Buskers as the music travels along the street echoing [...]
The Sunflower, folklore says they are a symbol of good luck. When we see a sunflower, because of its size of the flower and height of the plant, it does catch your attention. This imposing plant, with its large sun like bloom balancing on its tall slender stalk, normally 7 to 8 feet [...]
Ballyhack Smokehouse The Irish Wild Salmon have for centuries been returning from the oceans every year around May to their rivers of origin, driven by instinct and determination. They fight their way up the rivers against the flow, overcoming obstacles such as weirs and waterfalls with a natural need to reach the upper extremes, [...]
Wexford Town is located on the estuary of the River Slaney, where this beautiful river meets the Irish Sea. A maritime town, the maritime festival not only remember Commodore John Barry, founder of the American Nave who hails from Wexford, but allows all the marine and land based rescue services to show the public what they do and how with live demonstrations and hands on activities.
THE WEXFORD STRAWBERRY County Wexford is renowned for its strawberries which are reputed to be the best in the whole of Ireland. The quality of the fruit is due to the local soils and the extended sun hours that the sunny south east provides. Mostly field grown in tunnels, the sweet morsels of watery [...]
Rapeseed Oil crop During the months of May and June, the landscape isbrightened by large fields of small, bright yellow flowers, balancing on a tall stem and swaying in the gentle breeze and on exploring closely your attention is drawn to the definite hum of bees working endlessly to harvest this rich [...]
This “Wexford Food Festival” provides a platform for local farmers and food producers to showcase their products and allow the public to sample the quality first hand.
A “Mecca” in the South East of Ireland for Fish & Chips; the Saltee Chipper