City Facts - Wexford
Located in the county of Wexford, this town is well known for well preserved medieval structures and lanes that crisscross across the town. The town was officially founded in 800 AD and its rich history is present throughout this area.
An internationally renowned Opera Festival is held annually in Wexford and has grown every year to host famous names and firework displays. With major redevelopments continuing throughout the town, the rapid expansion has led to population growth and employment opportunities.
Wexford's previous success of being a seaport declined over the 20th century, but now serves as a leisure harbour. Wexford's economy focuses mainly on the agriculture around the area and employers include a Coca-cola research facility and an EE call centre.