Wexford – A Good Place To Do Business
Good 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.
Wexford town is one of the first towns in Ireland to have access to state-of-the-art broadband technology. Businesses locating to Wexford can access the Metropolitan Area Network.
The telecommunications system in the area is on a par with the national standard.
Excellent County reputation
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.
Good Mix of Industries
The town has an equal mix of domestic and foreign owned companies. This blend of local and international expertise adds to the local skills and capabilities base. 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 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 which has considerably enhanced local education opportunities.
Rail & Bus Links
Wexford Train Station operates a Dublin Connolly to Rosslare Europort route.
Bus Éireann operates a number of high frequency routes between Waterford City, New Ross and other key inter-county locations.
State Agencies/Department Headquarters in Wexford
The Department of Agriculture and the Environmental Protection Agency head quarters are both located in Wexford.
Young Adaptable 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 Wexford has an excellent labour resource to draw on.
Proximity to Airports
Wexford is just 2.5 hours from Dublin airport and one hour from Waterford airport
Wexford is an ideal location for business