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New Ross, Co. Wexford

New Ross (Irish: Ros Mhic Thriúin) is a small town that lies in the Estuary of the River Barrow in southwest County Wexford.

On the Quayfront you can visit the Dunbrody Famine Shop, a replica of one that brought many of our forefathers to the United States of America, including the greatgrandparents of President John F Kennedy. The Kennedy Centre and Arboretum just a few miles from the centre of New Ross are well worth a visit, you can picnic in the gardens or just stroll around many acres of parkland.

New Ross is an ideal base for taking in a drive around the scenic Ring of Hook which features many historical sites including Dunbrody Abbey, Tintern Abbey and The Hook Lighthouse. The famous and reputedly haunted Loftus Hall is also located nearby.

There are many fine beaches and restaurants in this area – seafood is a speciality.

Activities
Angling and Charters, Diving and Snorkelling,Canoeing, Windsurfing, Coarse Angling, Golf,Quad Biking, River Cruises, Play Barn, Three Sisters Marina in New Ross.

Hook Tourist Information Office:
Telephone: +353 (0)51 397 502
www.thehook.com

Main Attractions
Hook Lighthouse,
Duncannon Fort,
Ballyhack Castle,
Kilmokea Gardens,
Dunbrody Abbey,
Tintern Abbey,
Dunbrody Ship,
J.F.Kennedy Arboretum,
The Kennedy Homestead. 

Gardens

Woodstock Gardens - Inistioge County Kilkenny Ireland
Woodstock Gardens
Inistioge, Co. Kilkenny
As garden comebacks go, there are few more dazzling than the restoration of the grounds  at Woodstock. A celebrated show piece in their Victorian heyday, the gardens, gloriously situated above the River Nore, had become a derelict. The w ...
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Golf

Aerial view of Faithlegg House & Golf Course
Faithlegg Golf Club
Waterford, Co. Waterford
Course Type: Parkland
Opened in May 1993, Faithlegg golf course was designed by renowned Irish golf courses architect Paddy Merrigan, the course carries the familiar Merrigan stamp of difficult, undulating greens.  And water heightens the challenge, especially ov ...
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Self Catering

Selfcatering
Fruit Hill Holiday Cottages - The Coach House, Kirby's & The Garden Cottage
Campile, Co. Wexford
The farm cottages at Fruit Hill, Campile near New Ross in County Wexford make an ideal base for exploring Ireland's South East region, and offer a unique retreat from the rest of the world. All are comfortable, well equipped, tastefully decorated ...
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What's On

Dunhill Farmers Market - County Waterford - Last Sunday each month
Dunhill Farmers Market

Parish Hall, Dunhill, County Waterford

Last Sunday of month: 11.30am - 2pm

All local produce with range of local cheeses and fresh free rang ...
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Tourist Attractions

John F Kennedy Arboretum - New Ross County Wexford Ireland
John F Kennedy Arboretum
New Ross, Co. Wexford
The JFK Arboretum is a plant collection that covers 252 hectares (623 acres) on the southern slopes and summit of Slievecoiltia that is dedicated to the memory of John Fitzgerald Kennedy, President of the United States from 1960 to 1963. It c ...
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Wedding Venues

Wedding
Waterside
Graiguenamanagh, Co. Kilkenny
Brian and Brigid Roberts’ restaurant and guesthouse is a favourite spot for the many who love the waterside setting of their attractive old warehouse beside the River Barrow, the quaintness of Graiguenamanagh town - and Brigid’s whole ...
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