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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   (388 words)

 Wexford - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Wexford (Irish: Loch Garman) is the county town of County Wexford in the Republic of Ireland.
Wexford lies on the south side of Wexford Harbour, the estuary of the River Slaney.
Wexford is a town of culture, and is the home of such culinary delights as the Rissole, as well as having a thriving local restaurant culture.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Wexford   (605 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)

 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.
Wexford boasts that is the sunniest county in Ireland and has some of the sandiest stretches of beach in the country.
Wexford was one of the centres of the Irish rebellion of 1798.
www.ebookireland.com /wexford.htm   (1287 words)

 Welcome to South East Ireland-Wexford   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
Wexford is known as the land of laughter and music, of legend and romance, where the locals take life easy and the warmth comes from the heart.
Wexford Golf Club is an 18 hole, 5734 yards, Par 72, parkland golf course, enjoyable for its panoramic and stunning views of Wexford Town and Harbour, Rosslare and Rosslare Harbour, with Forth Mountain, the Blackstairs and Wicklow Mountains in the background.
On the outskirts of Wexford Town, the Irish National Heritage Park, which is fittingly, described as the flagship exhibition in the South East traces the journey from man’s first settlements in Ireland up to the arrival of the Norman’s in the 12th century.
www.southeastireland.com /content.asp?id=120   (388 words)

 Wexford County, Michigan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
Wexford County is a county located in the U.S. state of Michigan.
Out of the total population, 11.50% of those under the age of 18 and 8.50% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.
Chapter XVII Wexford County (http://www.hti.umich.edu/cgi/t/text/pageviewer-idx?c=micounty;cc=micounty;sid=c12af7270938601cae674ee1b9f7dfaa;q1=sherman;q2=wexford;op2=and;op3=and;rgn=full%20text;idno=bac9250.0001.001;view=image;seq=00000442) in A history of northern Michigan and its people by Perry F. Powers ; assisted by H.G. Cutler.
www.southfield.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Wexford_County,_Michigan   (434 words)

 About Wexford
Wexford was established in 1996 to ensure educational equity and excellence for all students, to improve educational opportunities for, and achievement of children from low-income families, English learners, and children of color.
Wexford is recognized nationally for its work in collaboration, strategic planning, evaluation, educational technology, distance learning, and mathematics education, and equity.
She is committed to equity and excellence in education for all students, with a focus on the traditionally underserved, particularly children of color, language minority students and students from low-income families.
wexford.org /about.html   (2345 words)

 WEXFORD - Online Information article about WEXFORD
BOROUGH (A.S. nominative burh, dative byrig, which produces some of the place-names ending in bury, a sheltered or fortified place, the camp of refuge of a tribe, the stronghold of a chieftain; cf.
Wexford was one of the earliest colonies of the English, having been taken by Fitzstephen.
After this Dermod granted the territory of Wexford to Fitzstephen and Fitzgerald and their heirs for ever.
encyclopedia.jrank.org /WAT_WIL/WEXFORD.html   (1744 words)

 Yola Folk Park & Wexford Genealogy Centre
Tracing Wexford families previously was difficult as the source material was scattered throughout the country.
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.
homepage.eircom.net /~yolawexford/genealogy.htm   (448 words)

 Hoganstand - Wexford GAA Football & Hurling
Wexford senior hurling manager Seamus Murphy is hoping that recently wed Rory McCarthy will soon be able to rejoin the team panel at least for the championship if not for the latter stages of the league if the county’; interest continues that far.
Wexford and Cork could both be facing a fixture dilemma following the postponement of their NHL tie at Wexford Park.
Wexford minor hurlers left the mild southeast for the damper and colder regions of the Midlands last weekend to engage in a bit of low altitude training and bonding.
www.hoganstand.com /wexford   (1124 words)

 Wexford Festival Opera : About Wexford   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
Wexford, town and county, snug on the south-east coast of Ireland boasts a rich heritage and owes its origins and early development to Celtic and Viking influences and Norman settlements.
The town of Wexford, the county capital, is a charming quayside settlement.
Most importantly there is the intimacy of Wexford and the warmth of the welcome.
www.wexfordopera.com /lang/about_wexford.php   (144 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)

 Amazon.com: Wolf to the Slaughter (Chief Inspector Wexford Mysteries (Audio)): Books: Ruth Rendell,Robin Bailey   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
When Chief Inspector Wexford receives an anonymous note saying that a girl named Ann has been murdered, he discovers that Ann Margolis is not only missing, but also that she never attended the party as planned.
One of the best of the entire series, actually, the fact of its quality equally matches that of the novels she is still producing and marks her out clearly as possibly the most reliable and captivating novelist of her generation, such is her constant unfailing ability.
Rendell is in complete charge (it's one of her longer Wexfords) and by the conclusion her logial thinking, clever plot execution, and expert character development have won the day.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0745162428?v=glance   (2033 words)

Doyle, Ian: The foundation of the Cistercian abbey of Dunbrody, Co. Wexford and its historical context, 80-91.
Comerford, Patrick: Euseby Cleaver, Bishop of Ferns, and the clergy of the Church of Ireland in the 1798 Rising in Co. Wexford, 66-94.
Doyle, Eamon: The Wexford rebels of ’98 in the folk memory of County Meath, 120-152.
www.xs4all.nl /~tbreen/Journals/Wexford.html   (1866 words)

 Wexford Ireland : Wexford Corporation : South East Ireland : Wexford Town   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
The Norsemen are accredited with introducing towns to Ireland, and Wexford was among the first, dating back to the early 900's.
Among the many visitors to Wexford around this time was the English King, Henry II, reputed to have done penance at Selskar Abbey for the murder of Thomas a Beckett.
Many are familiar with the industrial strife of the British General Strike of 1926 and the Dublin Lock-out of 1913 but prior to both of these, the people of Wexford had endured a lock-out for over six months 1911/1912, to secure the right of trade union representation.
www.wexfordcorp.ie /wexford_town.htm   (890 words)

 Wexford Homes - A Distinctive Way to Live
Wexford is now expanding its operations into Livingston County and into additional product lines of multi-family and entry-level single-family housing.
Wexford Homes sells pre-designed plans on lots that it owns in those communities.
Wexford has delivered over 400 homes to clients in Washtenaw County, and the company has grown from the two principals to over 30 employees.
www.wexfordhomes.com   (219 words)

 County Wexford
Forth Mountain (776), a long ridgy hill beginning 2 miles from Wexford, and extending about 4 miles toward the south-west, is a sort of barrier separating the two level baronies of Forth and Bargy from the rest of the county.
Greenore Point is at the southern extremity of the open Bay of Wexford; and Carnsore Point marks the sudden and final turn of the coast to the west.
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.
www.rootsweb.com /~fianna/county/wexford.html   (1598 words)

 Wexford Plant Hire, South East Recycling
Wexford Plant Hire offers a complete range of services to meet the needs of all customers' waste disposal requirements.
We can cater for the waste disposal needs of the general householder right through to those of the largest multinational companies, ensuring always that all disposal of waste is in compliance with strict EU regulations and standards.
Wexford Plant Hire have been in the waste disposal industry for the last 34 years.
www.wexford-online.com /planthire   (262 words)

 Hotels, Hostels, Bed and Breakfasts, Guesthouses, Farmhouses and Self Catering Accommodation in Wexford Ireland
Nestled in the south-east of Ireland, Wexford not only has a fantastic coastline with plenty of attractions, but is also a county rich in history.
During the 1798 Insurrection, the town saw brave rebel fighting against the English Crown, whose greatest concern was that the port might be used as a landing place by the French.
Today, Wexford is home to one of Ireland's biggest cultural events: the Wexford Opera Festival - a fun-filled extravaganza held every October.
www.irishbeds.com /wexford.html   (312 words)

 Wexford County Council Homepage
The County has four main towns, Wexford, Enniscorthy, Gorey and New Ross with a population of 116,596.
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   (208 words)

 County Wexford: Ireland Accommodation: Ireland-Ac.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
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.
Wexford boasts some of the country's richest agricultural land as well as very beautiful scenery.
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)

 Wexford Children's Center
Wexford Community Presbyterian Church’s Childcare Service was established as a Christian outreach in the Wexford area in September of 1973 to offer families a drop-in childcare service.
Wexford Children’s Center is a Christian outreach of our congregation to the community in modeling and providing Christian service.
Wexford Children’s Center believes that all children are a trust from God.
www.wexfordcpc.org /ChildrensCenter.php   (618 words)

 Wexford Genealogy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
A similar reference to Wexford Harbour, the large sheltered lagoon that is the reason for the town\'s existence, is found in the Irish name.
Some of the famous towns of Wexford are Wexford town, Enniscorthy, Gorey and New Ross.
There was considerable emigration especially from the north of the county, which continued throughout the 19th century.
wexford.travelinireland.com /coutyitems.php?ID=182&SID=33   (373 words)

 Wexford races for the best horse racing in Ireland's sunny South East.
Wexford is an undulating, right handed course of one mile, 2 furlongs for chases, hurdles and flat races.
This is the 1st phase of a proposed €2.1 million development project at Wexford.
To be ready for the 2006 racing season at Wexford, why not buy membership to the Racecourse Supporters' Club for €50 or €100 for Access card as well (Concession to members).
www.wexfordraces.ie   (237 words)

 Wexford Green Party   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
We owe it to ourselves, and to the folk in Barntown who are now looking 20 years of waste being deposited in their area, to minimise the amount of waste going to landfill.
Wexford Greens are taking a leaf out of Galway For A Safe Environment's book and asking Wexford County Council to go all the way and make plans for a Waste Recovery Park (see Archives).
Planning in Wexford is a case of constant compromise.
www.wexfordgreens.com   (318 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 were awarded the Best Enterprise Board Stand and Product Display Award at Showcase 2006 held in the RDS from 22nd to 25th January.
Wexford CEB and WIT have recently been awarded a €400,000 grant to setup a Virtual Incubation Centre for micro-enterprise in Wexford.
www.wexfordceb.ie   (504 words)

 Triskelle - Ireland Tourism: County Wexford
Enniscorthy, Ferns, Gorey, Killinick, Kilmore Quay, Kiltealy, New Ross, Newbawn, Rosslare Harbour and Wexford.
The town of Wexford is founded by the Norsemen who gave it the name Waesfjoed, meaning estuary of mud flats.
The second occasion was during the Rebellion of 1798, also known as the United Irishmen Rebellion, which was in County Wexford focussed on Enniscorthy and surroundings.
www.vincentpeters.nl /triskelle/tourism/todowexford.php?index=   (205 words)

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