Ferns Castle

+353 (0)5393 66411 Email Ferns
Co. Wexford
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The castle was built in the 13th century, possibly by William Earl Marshall. Originally the castle formed a square, with large corner towers. Only half of the castle now remains. The most complete tower contains a fine circular chapel, with carved ornament. The tower also has several original fireplaces and a vaulted basement. Archaeological excavations…

Vinegar Hill

053 923 7596 Email Enniscorthy,
Co. Wexford,
Ireland
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Once the rebellion in the counties of Antrim and Down were suppressed by the Crown Forces under the leadership of General Lake, he then wanted to bring the rebellion in County Wexford to an abrupt end. Meanwhile in the previous weeks the rebel army had experienced some major defeats at the battles of Newtownbarry (Bunclody),…