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  County Wexford - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
County Wexford (Contae Loch Garman in Irish) is a maritime county in the southeast of Ireland, in the province of Leinster.
Wexford was the site of an invasion by Anglo-Normans in 1169 at the behest of Diarmuid MacMurrough Kavanagh, King of Leinster, which led to the subsequent colonisation of the country by the English.
County Wexford was one of the main regions in which the 1798 rebellion was fought.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/County_Wexford   (396 words)

 Wexford County, Michigan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Wexford County is a county in the U.S. state of Michigan.
In the county the population is spread out with 26.80% under the age of 18, 7.70% from 18 to 24, 28.10% from 25 to 44, 23.40% from 45 to 64, and 14.00% who are 65 years of age or older.
The median income for a household in the county is $35,363, and the median income for a family is $39,915.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Wexford_County,_Michigan   (418 words)

 County Wexford Information Wexford Ireland Tourist Information Wexford South East Ireland Attractions County Wexford ...
County Wexford is in the south-eastern corner of the country, with a long coastline on both the Irish sea and Celtic Sea.
On the north it is bounded by the hills of County Wicklow and on the west by the River Barrow and the Blackstairs mountains.
Wexford was one of the centres of the Irish rebellion of 1798.
www.ebookireland.com /wexford.htm   (1287 words)

 Irish Ancestors /Co. Wexford
A similar reference to Wexford Harbour, the large sheltered lagoon which is the reason for the town's existence, is found in the Irish name.
Wexford was the landing place of the Norman invasion in 1169 and the region was settled extensively by the newcomers.
Perhaps because of its comparative prosperity, emigration from Wexford was not extensive until the latter half of the nineteenth century, and then took place mainly from the relatively poorer northern part of the county.
scripts.ireland.com /ancestor/browse/counties/leinster/index_wd.htm   (196 words)

 Wexford County
Wexford County departed for Pearl Harbor and her first deployment to the western Pacific on 23 January 1958 en route to Yokosuka, Japan.
Wexford County was involved in local operations for the first four months of 1966 and provided services for the Amphibious School, Coronado, Calif. In late April, the LST steamed to Newport, Oreg., to participate in that community's Loyalty Day celebration.
Wexford County reached Guam on 25 June; and, after taking on new cargo, she left for Subic Bay, Philippines, and then to Vietnam.
www.history.navy.mil /danfs/w7/wexford_county.htm   (1420 words)

 Wexford Holiday Homes: Information about County Wexford
Wexford is a county well known for its history and legends.
County Wexford is nestled in the south eastern corner of Ireland, with a long coastline on both the Irish Sea and Celtic Sea.
Wexford is a county which can cater for everyone interests from swimming to power-boat racing, from horse riding to sewing, from golf to bird watching.
www.wexfordholidayhomes.com /html/wexford.php   (2441 words)

 County Wexford
The rest of the county, constituting far the greater part, is a plain, diversified by ridges and isolated hills.
Rivers.-The Barrow first touches Wexford at the mouth of the Pollmounty River; and the western boundary is formed first by this river and afterward by the united waters of the Barrow, the Suir, and the Nore; the whole distance from the mouth of the Pollmounty River to Hook Head is about 31 miles.
On the western side of the county is New Ross (6,626, of whom 357 are in that part of the town belonging to Kilkenny), in a beautiful situation on the Barrow.
www.rootsweb.com /~fianna/county/wexford.html   (1598 words)

 Wexford Tourism - The Official web site of County Wexford Tourism, Ireland
Wexford is largely undiscovered, we call it the "secret island", an authentic experience of the people as we are.
The county enjoys a rare mix of mountains, valleys, flora, fauna and breathtaking beaches spanning 200 km of coastline.
The county is host to one of the busiest ferry ports in Ireland at Rosslare, servicing both the UK and mainland Europe, we are also within easy access of three major airports; Dublin, Cork and Waterford.
www.wexfordtourism.com   (645 words)

 Wexford Genealogy Centre, Tagoat, County Wexford, Ireland
U.S. President John Fitzgerald Kennedy had Wexford ancestry as had US Navy founder Commodore John Barry, Admiral Earl Beatty, General John O'Herron, the songwriter Thomas Moore, 'Big' Jem Roche, the boxer, playwright Bill Roche, Australian outlaw Ned Kelly had their family roots in County Wexford as have the Fry family the famous chocolate manufacturers.
Wexford was long noted for the prosperity of its farms and for its industrial farmers.
By 1851 the population of Wexford had fallen to 180,000 and by 1891 to 112,000.
www.mayo-ireland.ie /Geneal/Wexford.htm   (382 words)

 Wexford Bed & Breakfasts & Guesthouses Accommodation B&Bs Lodgings in County Wexford Ireland
Wexford Town is a maritime town whose very name underscores it's Viking origin.
At its core is tangible evidence of its Norman period, especially in its delightfully presented Heritage centre, in the restored Westgate Tower.
Located in Ireland's sunny South-East on 200 acres of south facing slope beneath the Blackstairs Mountains in County Wexford, and is near to the major racetracks like The Curragh, Leopardstown and Punchestown.
www.travelireland.org /wexford   (348 words)

 Michigan Historical Marker: First Wexford County Courthouse   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The law organizing the county also specified that the county seat should be located "at or near what is called Manistee Bridge," where the Newago and Northport State Road crossed the Manistee River.
After a heated controversy, the county offices were transferred in 1881 to Manton, a small town in the eastern part of the county.
The dispute was finally settled in 1882 when Cadillac was chosen as the county seat of Wexford county.
www.michmarkers.com /Pages/L0074.htm   (116 words)

 Wexford County Council Homepage
County Wexford is located in the Southeast corner of Ireland.
County Wexford enjoys a rare mix of mountains, valleys, rivers, flora, fauna and breathtaking beaches spanning 200 km of coastline.
The mission of Wexford County Council is to improve the quality of life of the people of Wexford by representing the interests of citizens and providing services to meet their needs.
www.wexford.ie   (217 words)

 County Wexford in Ireland - wexford links page
Wexford is also known as the "Model County".
The town of Wexford was captured during the Norman Invasion in 1169.
YoungWexford.com was set up in October 2001 to provide a channel for the Youth of the County whereby they could interact and communicate with other young people and adults.
www.wexfordlinks.com   (291 words)

 County Wexford: Ireland Accommodation: Ireland-Ac.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
County Wexford is located in the south-east of Ireland and is easily accessible from Rosslare Harbour, one of the main docking ports for car and passenger ferries from the UK.
The county is flanked by mountains on its western and northern borders.
Wexford town has a host of narrow and interesting streets in its main town which provides harbour to some of Ireland's fishing industry.
www.ireland-ac.com /wexford/wexford.htm   (224 words)

 Holidayhound - Wexford, 1798 Rebellion; Myles Byrne, Vinegar Hill, Bunclody, Wolfe Tone   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
When the Wexford rebels were scattered throughout Leinster, he surrendered on 12th July.
In Co. Wexford, Anthony Perry is arrested and tortured but later escapes for a short while.
Wexford insurgents are dislodged from their White Heap base and the Battle of Ballygullen ends badly, ending the rebellion in Co. Wexford.
www.holidayhound.com /editorials/t1wx1798advice.htm   (807 words)

 MiGenWeb Wexford County
Wexford County, also known as Hanover, first set off in 1840 as Kautawauket (meaning "Land of Water"), although the county government was not organized until 1869.
Settlement of the county began at Sherman in 1863 and this village was the first county seat.
Cadillac-Wexford County library "large collection of research materials including obituaries, cemetery transcriptions, yearbooks, city directories, etc." Meetings are the second Tuesday of each month, new members and visitors are always welcome.
www.rootsweb.com /~miwexfor   (1000 words)

 County Wexford, Ireland, From Ireland web site, ©Jane Lyons
People said that they came from A, B, or C, possibly in such and such a county in Ireland, and the thing is, that today, some people don't know if their ancestors were talking about the Civil Parish that they came from or the Religious parish or Barony or which division.
Some cover only Wexford, while others take in parts of the surrounding counties or are districts whose main town is in another county and which covers only part of Co. Wexford.
The centre for any registration district was a town in a county and the area taken in by the Poor Law Union related to that town.
www.from-ireland.net /contents/wexfordconts.htm   (2765 words)

 County of Wexford, State of Michigan - www.wexfordcounty.org
The Wexford County comprehensive planning process is one that relied heavily on public involvement.
Natural resources in the County should be protected from inappropriate use or conversion.
Preservation of the scenic character in Wexford County is both dependent on and supports most of the economic base in the county. /wexford_county/minutes.html   (548 words)

 Wexford Apartments County Wexford Ireland
With six championship courses, County Wexford is a golfers paradise.
Wexford Golf Club, Rosslare Golf Club and St. Helen's Bay Golf and Country Club are only a few minutes drive from Wexford Town.
Wexford is widely known as the best county in Ireland for bird watching.
www.wexfordapartments.com /activities.htm   (465 words)

 County Galway Ireland Tourist Information Galway Attractions Galway, West of Ireland Tourist Attractions Galway
To the west, lying between the lake and the Atlantic, is Connemara - a region of superb scenic grandeur dominated by the rocky mountain range known as the Twelve Pins.
Galway city, known as the ‘city of the tribes’ with its seaside suburb of Salthill, is an important tourist centre and a gateway to the scenic areas of the county.
County Galway has several locations which were used in the making of the file.
www.ebookireland.com /galway.htm   (1585 words)

 County Wexford : Planning a Trip | Frommers.com
Two bridges lead into Wexford from the north -- the Ferrycarrig Bridge from the main Dublin road (N11) and the Wexford Bridge from R741.
The Wexford and Gorey Town offices are open year-round Monday to Saturday 9am to 6pm.
Wexford's shops and businesses are on North and South Main Street and the many smaller streets that fan out from it.
www.frommers.com /destinations/countywexford/2530010002.html   (844 words)

 Cedar Lodge Hotel and Restaurant, County Wexford, Ireland.
From Wexford, too, came the famous caricaturist, Harry Furniss (1854-1925) who, in 1912, worked in New York as a film writer, actor and producer, having first visited the U.S. on a lecture tour in 1892.
Wexford is proud to lay claim to the leading American film star, Dan O’Herlihy who was born here – his mother was Nellie Hanton, a member of a once prominent business family in the town, and his father was Manager of the Labour Exchange.
A Wexford man who reached the top in the legal world in New York was Judge John Ryan of Brooklyn.
www.prideofeirehotels.com /famous.htm   (1437 words)

 clonroche, The History
The inhabitants of the county were now beginning to farm and grow crops, and move inland.
Thomas Hore was born in 1796 in Broadway, in south County Wexford.
Father Hore returned to Wexford and spent some time in Caim before being appointed parish priest to Cloughbawn where he died in 1864 and is buired under the floor of the parish church (left).
www.esatclear.ie /%7Elorcand/history.htm   (2180 words)

 County of Wexford, State of Michigan - Services / Departments   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The purpose of the Register of Deeds office is to record, with date and time, documents for public record pertaining to real property.
The tract index shows transfer of ownership, by legal descriptions, of all parcels in Wexford County.
The Register is the chairperson on the Wexford County Plat Board.
www.wexfordcounty.org /services_deeds.php   (186 words)

 Wexford Ireland tourism - hotels, bed and breakfast,car rentals Wexford, county maps...
Along with Waterford, County Wexford belongs to the part of Ireland referred to as the ‘Sunny South East.’ With their pleasant weather and fine sandy beaches, resorts such as Rosslare Strand and Courtown are a popular holiday destinations.
Wexford Town and the Opera Festival, County Wexford
A cheerful blend of old and new, the ancient town of Wexford is lively and picturesque with narrow cobbled streets and quaint pubs.
www.countywexford.com   (274 words)

 County Wexford
All needs are catered for in Wexford, to include three Theatres, The Arts Centre, Six hotels, (many with leisure facilities), numerous family run Bed and Breakfasts, Swimming pool, Cineplex, Sports clubs to include all sports, golf, sailing, tennis, rugby, hurling,to mention a few.
The new face of Wexford town has only enhanced the welcome one feels upon entering, as a town that is steeped in history, is so obviously considered with care and pride by it's people.
The proximity Wexford town has to our many beautiful beaches is second to none especially for those Sea Angling lovers.
www.aluisce.com /county_wexford.asp   (330 words)

 Rathmacknee Castle, County Wexford
The two lower storeys are beneath vaulting, while the timber floors had cross beams that were tenoned directly into the wall beams rather than laid directly upon them - an unusual practice that allowed the depth of the floor to be reduced.
It is probable that the castle was built by John Rossiter, Seneschal of the Liberties of Wexford in 1451, whose fami ly had lived in this area since the late twelfth century.
Located 7.5 miles SW of Wexford town, Iying down a lane, off a minor road, due W of the main Kilmore road.
www.irelandseye.com /aarticles/travel/attractions/castles/rathmkee.shtm   (304 words)

 Wexford County Enterprise Board - Promoting An Enterprise Culture in County Wexford
Wexford County Enterprise Board is one of 35 Enterprise Boards established by the Irish government in 1993 to assist the development of small business (i.e businesses with less than 10 employees).
Wexford County Enterprise Board promotes student enterprise through the Celtic Enterprise Competition.
This Interreg supported project runs student enterprise competitions through the secondary schools in County Wexford.
www.wexfordceb.ie   (480 words)

 GENUKI: County Wexford
"Wexford, a county of Ireland, province of Leinster, bounded E by St George's channel, S by Waterford bay, SW by Kilkenny, W by Carlow, and N by Wicklow.
It has two boroughs, Wexford and New Ross, each sending a member to parliament, and the county sends 2 more.
WEXFORD Mailing List - for anyone with a genealogical interest in the county of Wexford
www.genuki.org.uk:8080 /big/irl/WEX   (106 words)

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