The Southeast Travel Guide
Plan Your The Southeast Vacation
The Irish like to label their regions, and "Ireland's Sunny Southeast" is the tag they've applied to counties Wexford, Carlow, Kilkenny, Tipperary, and Waterford. The moniker is by no means merely fanciful: the weather station on the coast at Rosslare reports that this region receives more hours of sunshine than any other part of the country. Little wonder the outdoors-loving Irish have made the Southeast's coast a popular warm-weather vacation destination.
Festivals, the good weather, and commerce make the Southeast popular, so plan way ahead for a stay in any of the main towns... read more
Food is usually prepared in a simple, country-house style, but be ready for some pleasant surprises, as there are a... read more
Things To Do in The Southeast
Explore the best sights, entertainment, and shopping with our top choices and insider tips.
Sacred Ardmore: St. Declan founded Ireland's first Christian settlement near this beautifully situated fishing village on the... Read more
Get chatting with the locals in almost any pub across the Southeast, mention the sport of hurling, and an enthusiastic and often... Read more
Silica sand + potash + litharge = Waterford crystal: it reads like cold science, but something magical happens when the craftsmen of... Read more
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