Why do business in County Wexford


Access to Export Markets


There are four major ferry/shipping companies operating out of Rosslare Europort, giving access to UK and continental ports. Rosslare Europort is just 12 miles from Wexford town and providing an efficient and regular passenger and freight service to the UK and mainland Europe.


Modern Communications


The telecommunications system in the area is on a par with the national standard.


Excellent County reputation


County Wexford – ‘The Model County’ has a well established reputation as one of Ireland’s finest counties with 75 miles of beaches; it is renowned as a good place to work, live and visit.


Wide Mix of Industries


Gorey, New Ross and Wexford towns have an equal mix of domestic and foreign owned companies. This blend of local and international expertise adds to the local skills and capabilities base. County Wexford has an excellent spread of small, vibrant enterprises


Close Proximity to Third Level Facilities


Waterford and Carlow Institutes of Technology are within an hours drive of County Wexford making it possible for full-time and part-time students to commute if necessary. Close proximity also facilitates those wishing to attend night classes. The Carlow Institute of Technology has established a third level facility in Wexford town which has considerably enhanced local education opportunities.


Rail & Bus Links


Gorey and Wexford Train Stations operates a Dublin Connolly to Rosslare Europort route. Bus Éireann operates a number of high frequency routes between Waterford City, New Ross, Gorey and Wexford and other key inter-county locations.


State Agencies/Department Headquarters in Wexford Town


The Department of Agriculture and the Environmental Protection Agency head quarters are both located in Wexford Town.


Young Adaptable & Educated Workforce


Wexford has a young population with 41% under the age of 25. This coupled with more students choosing to participate in third level education ensures that County Wexford has an excellent labour resource to draw on.


Proximity to Airports


Wexford is just 1.5 hours from Dublin airport and one hour from Waterford airport.



County Wexford is an ideal location for business