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Wexford - A High Quality Lifestyle
"The character and special atmosphere at Wexford distinguish it as unique location
which once experienced is never forgotten"
Dr. AJF O’Reilly former President Heinz Corporation, Independent News & Media Group,
President Wexford Opera Festival and Co Founder of the Irish American Fund
A high quality daily life is conducive to the emergence of innovation and creativity and supports the generation and transfer of knowledge. It is just that quality of lifestyle that attracts internationally mobile highly skilled people and foreign direct investment to Wexford.
Its dazzling programme of year round events, championship golf courses, art exhibitions, sandy beaches, restaurants, outdoor activities in beautiful surroundings and rolling countryside, means Wexford has something for everyone, even the busiest Executive. The rich heritage, culture and tourism offerings provide infinite choice.
Wexford can lay claim to the sunniest and driest weather in Ireland. What better way to relax and unwind than an evening’s fishing or a stroll on any one of its fine sandy beaches.
The state of the art Wexford Opera House, a €33 million redevelopment, plays host to the internationally acclaimed Wexford Opera Festival each Autumn. The carnival atmosphere generated rivals anything else in the world as endorsed by The New York Times. The national significance of the opera house venue ensures a continuous programme of arts and cultural events, complimented by a wide range of festival events.
"Wexford is not all about work,
it has a great reputation as a place to live, wonderful landscape and coastline,
vibrant arts scene and hosts the renowned international Wexford Opera Festival"
Billy Sweetman, Partner, PriceWaterhouse Coopers
Internationally acclaimed Wexford authors and ambassadors including Colm Tobin, John Banville and Eoin Colfer are known throughout the world for their best selling literature and have secured many international awards.
Wexford is known for its agricultural produce. Numberous food artisans and farmers markets complimented by the rich harvest of fresh fish from the nearby fishing communities.
The standard and choice of housing and schools in the County, and close proximity to third level education centres combine to support a quality of life that makes Wexford an attractive location for business, for executives, and for families. This is evident from the recent local government decentralisation programme - Wexford is now home to the headquarters of the Department of Environment, Heritage and Local Government; the Environmental Protection Agency and the Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food.
Significant inward investment business has also chosen Wexford as home - Don't just take our word for it, read their testimonials here.
Wexford means business - to let us know how we can help relocate your business here contact:Tony Larkin, Director of Services with responsibility for Economic Development at local government headquarters, Wexford County Council, County Hall, Wexford.Phone:00353 53 919 6302