Afternoon in Wexford Town

As we approached Wexford Town, we decided to stop at Kales Farm Shop which was housed in a converted petrol station.  The main attraction was the famous Wexford strawberries.
It's a good thing we stopped when we did as another round of lashing rain rumbled through the area.
After the rain cleared, we parked near St. Peter's Square and wandered down the hill into town.
The storefronts were surprisingly colorful and charming.
We darted up a narrow alley toward the statue of John Barry.  Born in County Wexford, Barry played a crucial role in the American Revolution and is credited as the founder of the American Navy.
Colorful flowers lined the harbor nearby.
We took a walk along the shore past numerous fishing boats.
I liked this sign:  If I had hands, I'd clean it up. Cut the crap, just clean it up!
A company touting boat trips promised foul weather gear supplied.  That doesn't sound too encouraging!
We popped into Cappuccino's Coffee House for some caffeine.  As I was taking this snap, a local gentleman sitting outside asked me to take his picture too.  I was happy to oblige... :-)
Refueled, we continued our walk through town.
The Undertaker sounds a bit macabre for a bar.
A statue of Irish revolutionary Wolfe Tone stands in front of the bullring which is now a local market.
I was intrigued when I spotted The Chocolate Box nearby and had to peek inside.
A huge variety of truffles and pralines were on offer.
We bought a few and sat just inside the window drinking in the view and enjoying our tasty sweet treat.
We passed a historic looking home that had been transformed into a fine foods shop, wine cellar, restaurant, and art gallery.
Across the street, a hurling man was frozen mid-play.
We passed a ruin of an old church.
I liked the regular juxtaposition of old and new in Wexford.
Completing our circuit of town, we passed the Wexford Arts Centre Annexe.
As in Waterford, square and pointy towers dotted the skyline.
We arrived back at St. Peter's Square and hopped in the car to head back to Dublin.
One final stop for strawberries at Wheelock Fruits and we were on our way!

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