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18 things you'll know if you grew up in Wexford

The jewel of the mid-South East!

1. Batter or breadcrumb?

And on the the 8th day God said unto thee have a rissole and chips son #food #chipshopchips #rissole #hank #marving Source: Instagram/grim_citizen_

2. Having a stance on whether Sharky’s or the Premier is the better chipper

sharkyspremiere Source: Facebook - Sharky's Fish & Chips/Google Maps

The Premier usually won.

3. Calling anyone and everyone ‘brother’ or ‘san’

4. Or ‘hun’ as a term of endearment

5. Maggie Hurley’s signature tune, Nobody’s Child

6. Going to gigs in the Dun Mhuire

Reliving my youth of gigs in Dun Mhuire in Wexford town. @michael.darcy was good enough to show me around ahead of their gig there tonight. Another brilliant interview for @goldenplec that i cant wait to write up. These lads just keep getting bettee. Finally get to what the hell @jhnnystwrt has been up to musically too. This is going to be a good night! #Wexford #Music #DunMhuire #Ireland #100HappyDays #Day28 #Concert #Sahn Source: Instagram/gav_leary

And feeling incredibly cool.

7. Or the teenage nights in Chocolate

chocolate Source: Facebook/Chocolate Bar Wexford

8. Not having a Supermacs, a Burger King or a McDonald’s, but a Burger Mac

9. Getting your hurling gear in Buggys

nedbuggy Source: Google Maps

Sadly closed now, too.

10. The legend of the ‘Shaggin’ Wagon’ on the Barntown Road

barntown Source: Google Maps

Apparently, it was a van where couples went to do the deed. SCANDALOUS.

11. Never knowing which end of town was North Main Street and which was South Main Street

northmain Source: Google Maps

12. The Ferrybank swimming pool BEFORE it was done up like this

ferrybank Source: Facebook/Wexford Swimming Pool

Grimbags.

13. St Peter’s lads getting curry chip rolls in B&J Hores for lunch

CHnuJIoVEAAyUpb Source: Twitter/@RealSlimShaday

14. Or if you were in CBS, going to the Boker

theboker Source: Google Maps

15. Supporting the Faythe Harriers and the Vols

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16. Trying to get into The Wren’s Nest, even though you were FAR too young to be out

thewrensnext Source: Facebook/The Wren's Nest Wexford

17. Getting the train to Rosslare with a bag of cans

#rosslare #wexford #noplacelikehome #beachwalk #travel #instalove

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18. And hanging out in Redmond Park at the weekends, stealing the swings from the kids

redmondpark Source: Facebook/Love Redmond Park

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