Mary Kenny

The wonders of Wexford

It's more than an opera festival – great as that is

A place to sit and dream: Co. Wexford [Getty Images/Shutterstock/iStock/Alamy]

I might have had chance to visit the famed Wexford Opera Festival when I was walking out with Bernard Levin — who was mad about the annual October event — but he never took me along, on account of calling me a ‘vile fidget’ during opera performances. Still, Wexford is a grand place to visit at any time, often having been, for me, a handy overnight stay after reaching Ireland at nearby Rosslare.

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