( )is a fishing village near Duncormick, in County Wexford, Ireland.
has a population of 417.It is a fishing
, but its leisure facilities such as sailing
, and sea angling
charters are also of significant economic importance.
The village holds a seafood festival during the summer with seafood
served everyday, live music in the local pubs, and activities such
races, and family fun days (pony rides,
Islands lie off the coast near Kilmore Quay, and boat trips
to these islands are available from the village.
islands, Great Saltee and Little Saltee, are mainly known for being
Ireland's largest bird sanctuary
, and guillemots
living on the islands.
There is a boating marina
located in the
harbour. This serves as a jumping off point for many
Irish yachts embarking on journeys to France and
beyond. It is also the first landing point for many
visitors from Britain and continental Europe.