About Us

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Murphys the Opticians is one of Wexford’s leading independent Optician practices. We are a family run Irish owned company established in 1961. Located in the heart of Wexford town, we’re proud to be independent and we love what we do!

At our Wexford Opticians store, you will discover a world of independent eyewear. Each season we travel to places like Paris, Milan, Munich and Antwerp in search of the worlds finest eyewear. As a team, we have carefully handpicked glasses and sunglasses from leading eyewear designers from around the world so if you are looking for something different than what you find on the high street, then these frames are for you.

Whether you’re looking for guidance on frame choices, style advice on your new look shades, lens options or just what’s in season, we’ve got you covered. These are glasses with that individual feel you’ll love wearing.

Combine this with premium Zeiss lenses and we are sure we can help you find the perfect pair of glasses.This allows us to take into consideration lens thickness, weight, durability, colour, shape and overall aesthetics. 

If you want to see the very best of independent eyewear design, our frame drawers are bursting with fresh new styles for you! Book your appointment today and explore all your eyewear possibilities with our expert help.

Our Story

In 1961, Matthew qualified both as an optometrist and pharmacist. Starting out in 1961 in what was originally a bakery, Murphys the Opticians was established. In 2009, Alison following in her father’s footsteps, established her own independent practice. 

Situated in the heart of Wexford town, Murphys the Opticians has earned the reputation as an independent opticians dedicated to providing professional advice and unparalleled eye care. These standards continue outside the eye test room by sourcing the most beautiful frames available from around the world.

We want all our clients to look, feel and see great. By attending optical fairs in Paris, Milan, Munich and Antwerp, we guarantee to bring you an interesting and innovative eyewear collection. Our goal on these trips is to bring back to Wexford something special and expertly crafted.