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Hook Peninsula & Around

Getting there & away




If you’re travelling on to Waterford, it’s well worth taking the Ballyhack–Passage East car ferry, which saves you a detour via New Ross.

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West Coast Wexford Rural Transport (389 410; Ramsgrange Centre, New Ross) is bravely attempting to connect the Hook with the outside world. A service links Wellington Bridge and New Ross on Tuesday; Fethard, Duncannon, Arthurstown, Ballyhack and New Ross on Tuesday and Thursday, continuing to Water­ford on Saturday; Wellington Bridge, Saltmills (near Tintern Abbey), Fethard, Duncannon, Arthurstown, Bally­hack and Wexford on Wednesday; Wellington Bridge, New Ross and Waterford on Friday; and Wellington Bridge and Wexford on Saturday. Return fares are €5 to €8; €3 for students and under-16s, free for under-fives.

On Monday and Thursday, Bus Éireann (05391-22522) service 370 runs between Waterford, New Ross, Duncannon, Templetown, Fethard, Wellington Bridge and Wexford. The entire journey takes 2¾ hours. The same bus links Waterford, New Ross and Duncannon from Monday to Saturday (departing in the evening), and Waterford, New Ross, Wellington Bridge and Wexford on Wednesday and Saturday. In all cases there is one service in each direction.

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