Why Wexford and how to get there

Why Wexford

Not only does Wexford have the best weather in Ireland, it also has some of the most beautiful sandy beaches in Ireland and the world.

Slaney Language Centre student activitiesYou will feel your stress and pressure washing away with the tide.

While Wexford is a small and friendly  town with about 30,000 inhabitants it is a lively place with a variety of shops, bars and pubs for all tastes and ages, cafes, restaurants, internet cafes, Opera House, library and cinema. You can enjoy a leisurely stroll along the quays and the beautiful fishing boats. You can taste locally and freshly caught fish and seafood in many restaurants in Wexford and savour a pint of Guinness to the sound of a live, traditional Irish music session in any of the many pubs in town.

The Quays of Wexford, Ireland

Don’t forget to visit Wexford GAA park to watch the traditional Irish sport of Gaelic Football and Hurling or try your luck betting at the Wexford Horse Races or Enniscorthy Greyhound Races. 

Wexford people are believed to be one of the friendliest in Ireland. They speak with clarity as you will soon discover while chatting with the locals. Wexford people enjoy making new friends and are curious to find out about new people and life in your country.

 

 

TOWNMAP WEXFORD

THE MORE YOU TALK, THE BETTER YOUR ENGLISH WILL GET, SO DON’T E SHY!

TRAVELLING TO WEXFORD

Welcome to Ireland & The Slaney Language Centre

The bus is the best connection from Dublin Airport to Wexford.

A private bus company provides a direct service to and from Wexford. The company is called Wexford Bus and departs from the coach park across from the Arrivals Hall (zone 14). The prices are €20.00 single and €29.50 return. The journey takes two hours and thirty minutes.
Wexford Bus timetable from Dublin Airport to Wexford (O’Hanrahan Station)

Alternatively, there is a public service called Bus Eireann. The bus also departs from accross the Arrivals Hall. Due to the number of pick up points, this service can take up to 3 hours. The cost is €20:00 single and €32:00 return.
Bus Eireann timetable from Dublin Airport to Wexford (O’Hanrahan Station)

Useful web addresses are
Public bus: www.buseireann.ie
Private bus: www.wexfordbus.com 
Train: www.irishrail.ie

If you wish to be independent during your stay you may prefer to rent a car. Please check the websites below for further details

www.enterprise.ie
www.autoeurope.ie 
www.hertz.ie 
www.budget.ie 
www.europcar.ie

 A traveler’s guide to Wexford

Wexford Video

Summer in Wexford

The Slaney Language Centre is located just outside of Wexford town in a castle building overlooking the river Slaney and the Blackstairs Mountains.This is a quiet and scenic location ideal for study.

Co-ordinates
N 52º 21′ 17. 67132
W 6º 30′ 50. 07636