The scenery is reminiscent of Normandy - low hills, river valleys and rich farmlands with well kept thatched cottages, lush pastures and beautiful sandy beaches.
After becoming a cleric, he returned to northern and western Ireland.
Its fertile central plain is watered by the River Slaney.
There are several excellent golf courses throughout County Wexford.
The Blackstairs Mountains are ideal for climbing and walking.
Angling and canoeing are popular activities on the River Slaney.