Wexford, Ireland

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 popular holiday destinations.

The county is located in the south-east corner of the island of Ireland. It is bound-ed by the sea on two sides—on the south by the Atlantic Ocean and on the east by St. George’s Channel and the Irish Sea. The Rosslare Europort Ferry is an extremely convenient way for international visitors to access Wexford.

You can also visit Baginbun Beach (where the Normans landed in 1169) or the old-est lighthouse in Europe, on Hook Peninsula. There are several excellent golf courses throughout County Wexford. The Blackstairs Mountains are ideal for climbing and walking. Angling and canoeing are popular activities in this County.

The town is linked to Dublin by the M11/N11 National Primary Route, and the national rail network.

Venues: The East coast venues are shallow sandy beaches with patches of gravel to the South the beaches are steeper with a mixture of sand and gravel patches.

Event HQ :Clayton Whites Hotel in Wexford

Clayton Whites Hotel, Abbey Street, Wexford Town

Clayton Whites Hotel is a modern hotel located in the heart of Wexford town within easy access of Rosslare Europort and 2 hours from Dublin. Its 157 contemporary bedrooms are made up of standard rooms, family rooms, superior rooms, executive rooms and suites with panoramic views over Wexford town. The Terrace Restaurant overlooking the Courtyard offers local produce, while the Library Bar features a daily bar menu and the Coffee dock just off reception is ideal for a snack. Leisure facilities include a 20m swimming pool and luxurious poolside sauna, steam room and jacuzzi. The Tranquility Spa is a state of the art luxurious facility, featuring ten treatment rooms offering a wide range of therapies while the Thermal Suite includes a Hydrotherapy Spa Pool, Laconium, Sauna, Tropical Rain Show-ers, Ice Fountain, Steam Room and Plunge Pool.



How to get to Wexford?
From Dublin / Dublin Airport
Distance: 153KM
Time by car/ taxi: 2 hours

Driving from Dublin:

Follow the M50 to the M11. Continue on the M11 to the N11 which will lead onto Abbey Street

Approaching the town from the N11 at the New Ross roundabout take the first exit onto the R769 passing Wexford Racecourse and Wexford General Hospital

Entering the town, turn right onto Belvedere Road, with an immediate left turn onto Davitt Road

Turn left on to St John’s Road.

Continue onto Upper Georges Street Turn right onto Abbey Street and Clayton Whites Hotel is on your left. The underground car park is situated on the left, adjacent to the building.

Driving from Rosslare Europort

Head northeast. At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit onto N25

At Ashfield Cross roundabout, take the 1st exit and stay on N25

At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit onto Rosslare Rd/R730 Continue to follow R730.

Turn left onto Common Quay St Common Quay St turns slightly left and becomes Cornmarket

Destination will be on the right Parking There is ample car parking at Clayton Whites Hotel with 250 underground car parking spaces which have di-rect internal access to the main hotel lobby. The underground car park entrance is adjacent to the hotel en-trance. Parking will be complimentary for all teams.

Please note: We will be happy to co-ordinate car/van/bus hire for any participating teams who require it.


Beach 1—Kilgorman, Co Wexford

Beach 2—Ballinoulart, Co Wexford

Beach 3—Morriscastle, Co Wexford

Beach 4—Ballinesker, Co Wexford

Beach 5—Curracloe, Co Wexford

Beach 6- White Hole, Co Wexford

Beach 7—Ballyhealy, Co Wexford

Beach 8—Rostoontown, Co Wexford

Beach 9-Wicklow North Beach, Co. Wicklow

Beach 10 – Woodstown, Co. Waterford

Beach 11- Rosslare Strand, Co Wexford

Beach 12—Burrow, Kilmore, Co. Wexford

List of Species


Lesser Spotted Dog Fish











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