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This is the Umbrella Project Page for County Wexford - Ireland

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County Wexford

  • Irish: Contae Loch Garman
  • Administrative centre Wexford
  • Province Leinster
  • Area 2,353.2 km2 (908.6 sq mi)
  • People from County Wexford are called -
  • Motto Exemplar Hiberniae (Latin), "An example to Ireland" "Sampla na hÉireann"

County Wexford (the English name comes from Norse Veisafjörður) is a county in Ireland. It is part of the South-East Region and is also located in the province of Leinster. It is named after the town of Wexford. In pre-Norman times it was part of the Kingdom of Uí Cheinnselaig, whose capital was at Ferns. Wexford County Council is the local authority for the county.

Main Towns

see below and County Wexford, Ireland - Monumental Inscriptions, Cemeteries and Graveyards

Places of Interest

  • The scenic Bannow Drive, popular amongst tourists, is a signposted route through four Wexford villages: Duncormick, Cullenstown, Bannow and Wellingtonbridge.
  • Ballyteigue Burrow, located near Duncormick, is one the finest protected sand dune systems in Ireland. Rich in wildflowers, wildlife and butterflies, this 9 km coastal stretch is a protected nature reserve by the golden sands of Ballyteigue Bay, with spectacular scenery.
  • The Hook Peninsula is noted for its many beaches and spectacular scenery. It features the medieval Hook Head lighthouse and the historic townland of Loftus Hall.
  • Popular beaches are located at Courtown, Curracloe, and Duncannon.

For Information about research in the County, including lists of people of renown connected to Wexford and Families Researched on Geni go to County Wexford - Family Heads link to follow

For Historical information about County Wexford visit Historic County Wexford link to follow - including connections to Historical figures, Gentry and political people connected with County Wexford.

County Wexford, Ireland - Monumental Inscriptions, Cemeteries and Graveyards

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Please do not add the profiles off all your County Wexford born ancestors to this project or the People connected to County Wexford project. Rather add the earliest known person of a County Wexford family to the County Wexford - Family Heads project. link to follow

References and Sources

Parish Map

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Map from Irish Ancestors where the map is interactive.

1 Adamstown

2 Ambrosetown

3 Ardamine

4 Ardcandrisk

5 Ardcavan

6 Ardcolm

7 Artramon

8 Ballingly

9 Ballyanne

10 Ballybrazil

11 Ballybrennan

12 Ballycanew

13 Ballycarney

14 Ballyconnick

15 Ballyhoge

16 Ballyhuskard

17 Ballylannan

18 Ballymitty

19 Ballymore

20 Ballynaslaney

21 Ballyvaldon

22 Ballyvalloo

23 Bannow

24 Carn

25 Carnagh

26 Carnew

27 Carrick

28 Castle-ellis

29 Chapel

30 Clone

31 Clongeen

32 Clonleigh

33 Clonmines

34 Clonmore

35 Coolstuff

36 Crosspatrick

37 Donaghmore

38 Doonooney

39 Drinagh

40 Duncormick

41 Edermine

42 Ferns

43 Fethard

44 Hook

45 Horetown

46 Inch (Gorey)

47 Inch (Shelmaliere)

48 Ishartmon

49 Kerloge

50 Kilbride

51 Kilbrideglynn

52 Kilcavan

53 Kilcomb

54 Kilcormick

55 Kilcowan

56 Kilcowanmore

57 Kildavin

58 Kilgarvan

59 Kilgorman

60 Killag

61 Killann

62 Killegney

63 Killenagh

64 Killesk

65 Killiane

66 Killila

67 Killincooly

68 Killinick

69 Killisk

70 Killurin

71 Kilmacree

72 Kilmakilloge

73 Kilmallock

74 Kilmannan

75 Kilmokea

76 Kilmore

77 Kilmuckridge

78 Kilnahue

79 Kilnamanagh

80 Kilnenor

81 Kilpatrick

82 Kilpipe

83 Kilrane

84 Kilrush

85 Kilscanlan

86 Kilscoran

87 Kiltennell

88 Kiltrisk

89 Kilturk

90 Ladysisland

91 Liskinfere

92 Maudlintown

93 Mayglass

94 Meelnagh

95 Monamolin

96 Monart

97 Moyacomb

98 Mulrankin

99 Newbawn

100 Oldross

101 Owenduff

102 Rathaspick

103 Rathmacknee

104 Rathroe

105 Rossdroit

106 Rosslare

107 Rossminoge

108 Skreen

135 St. Bridgets

135 St. Doologues

109 St. Helens

110 St. Iberius

111 St. James and Dunbrody

112 St. Johns (Bantry)

135 St. Johns, Wexford

135 St. Mar s, Wexford

114 St. Margare s (Shelmaliere)

113 St. Margarets (Forth)

116 St. Marys Enniscorthy

117 St. Marys Newtownbarry

115 St. Marys, New Ross

118 St. Michaels

135 St. Michaels of Feagh

119 St. Mullins

120 St. Nicholas

135 St. Patricks

135 St. Peters

135 St. Selskars

121 Tacumshin

122 Taghmon

123 Tellarought

124 Templeludigan

125 Templescoby

126 Templeshanbo

127 Templeshannon

128 Templetown

129 Tikillin

130 Tintern

131 Tomhaggard

132 Toome

133 Whitechurch

134 Whitechurchglynn