Wexford is a county in the province of Leinster, in the southeast area of the Republic of Ireland. It has approximately 145,000 residents, while the county seat, which is also called Wexford, is a town with about 20,000 inhabitants, located on the banks of the River Slaney that is crossed by the Wexford Bridge. About an hour's drive (70 km) is the Waterford Airport, the closest airport serving the town, while Dublin Airport and Cork Airport are around two-and-a-half hours away.
This county was one of the first areas of the nation to be Christianised (early 5th century) but, by the end of the 9th century, the Vikings plundered several Christian sites and settled in Wexford town. Watch live streaming cams of this county, whose main attractions are, for instance, the Hook Lighthouse and the Irish National Heritage Park, an open-air museum describing Ireland's cultural evolution, as well as the Cistercian abbeys of Tintern and Dunbrody.