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Coral Gables Guesthouse

Tagoat, Rosslare Harbour, Wexford, Co. Wexford, Ireland
Irish Agricultural Museum & Johnstown Castle Gardens

Irish Agricultural Museum & Johnstown Castle Gardens

Visit the agricultural museum to see fascinating farming artefacts from a bygone era, and then wander around the castle gardens. A total of fifty acres of ornamental grounds, woodland and two lakes - a wonderful view for your family picnic!

www.irishagrimuseum.ie

Irish National Heritage Park

Irish National Heritage Park

Through 9000 years of Irish History. Enter a special place where Ireland's heritage comes alive with sights and sounds that shaped a country and helped to shape the world.

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Hook Lighthouse

Hook Lighthouse

The Hook Lighthouse also known as Hook Head Lighthouse is a building situated at the tip of the Hook Peninsula in County Wexford, in Ireland. It is one of the oldest lighthouses in the world, and the oldest operating lighthouse in Ireland. It is operated by the Commissioners of Irish Lights, the Irish Lighthouse Authority; it marks the eastern entrance to Waterford Harbour. The current structure has stood for almost 800 years.

www.hookheritage.ie

The Saltee Islands

The Saltee Islands

The Saltees are among the ancient islands of Europe, based on Pre-Cambrian bedrock i.e. between 600 and 2000 million years old. Primitive Stone Age man first settled there before history was recorded and carved out an existence. As long ago as 3,500 to 2,000 B.C. there were people on the islands. There is a recently-identified promontory fort, the remains of an ancient grave, an Ogham stone (now in a local museum) and traces of what appear to be ring forts.

John F. Kennedy Arboretum

John F. Kennedy Arboretum

Dedicated to the memory of John Fitzgerald Kennedy, President of the United States from 1960 to 1963, the Arboretum is a plant collection of international standing. It covers 252 hectares (623 acres) on the southern slopes and summit of Slievecoiltia. It contains 4,500 types of trees and shrubs from all temperate regions of the world, planted in botanical sequence. There are 200 forest plots grouped by continent. Special features include an Ericaceous Garden, (with 500 different rhododendrons, and many varieties of azaleas and heathers), dwarf conifers, hedges, ground covers and climbing plants. The lake is the most popular part of the Arboretum, and is a haven for waterfowl. A road provides access to the summit at 271m from which there are panoramic views.

 
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