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Thursday 24 April 2014

Wear purple and gold on Wexford Day

WEAR the purple and gold on Sunday, June 23, and enjoy free or discounted admission to some of the county's most popular tourist attractions.

Wexford Day is billed as the perfect opportunity for visiting and local families alike to explore the gems which the county has to offer. It is the brainchild of Wexford County Council who have confirmed that almost 20 visitor centres, museums and recreational facilities will participate.

This is not the first year that the ' Wexford Day' has taken place. Sabrina Kavanagh of Wexford County Council explained that a similar event run last year and was a huge success.

'It is mainly historical sites,' she said, but the day also includes free or discounted access to New Ross Kennedy Memorial Swimming Pool, Courtown Waterworld, Waterfront Swimming Pool and Ferrybank Swimming Pool for anyone that feels like making a summer splash.

The full list of venues participating in the promotion is: the Agricultural Museum at Johnstown Castle, Ballyhack Castle, Craanford Mill, Dunbrody Abbey, Dunbrody Famine Ship, Duncannon Fort, Ferns Castle, Enniscorthy Castle, Hook Lighthouse, Irish National Heritage Park, National 1798 Centre, John F Kennedy Aboretum, Newtownbarry House Gallery and Garden, The Ros Tapestry and Tintern Abbey.

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