Hook Peninsula

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The Hook Peninsula is a peninsula in County Wexford, Ireland. It has been a gateway to south-east Ireland for successive waves of newcomers, including the Vikings, Anglo-Normans and the English.

The coastline offers a beach a day for a fortnight and is one of the special attractions of this area. Pretty fishing villages, bird watching on the mudflats of Bannow Estuary, deep sea angling, snorkeling and swimming are part of the area's maritime life. Rivers, valleys, estuaries and rolling hills have long provided south-west Wexford with rich grazing land.

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Coordinates: 52°08′03″N 6°55′10″W / 52.134286°N 6.919463°W / 52.134286; -6.919463