Coonty Wexford (Erse: Contae Loch Garman) is ane o the twenty-sax coonties o the Republic o Ireland an ane o the thirty-twa coonties o Ireland. It is located in the province o Leinster. It wis named efter the toun o Wexford (which derives frae the Auld Norse name Veisafjǫrðr or Waesfjord). In pre-Norman times it wis part o the Kinrick o Uí Cheinnsealaig, whose caipital wis at Ferns. The population o the coonty is 131,749 accordin tae the 2006 census. Wexford is the 13t lairgest o Ireland’s 32 coonties in area an 16t lairgest in terms o population. It is the lairgest o Leinster’s 12 coonties in size an fowert lairgest in terms o population.