Scarawalsh Bridge, Enniscorthy

old scarawalsh bridge enniscorthy

The old Scarawalsh bridge on the river Slaney was once the main crossing point for traffic between Enniscorthy and Gorey. It was blown up by the anti-Treaty/IRA in January 1923 (for a second time). A contemporary newspaper account state that this explosion was so loud that it was heard nearly 4 miles away in Enniscorthy.

Reference

The Free Press Newspaper, 6th of January, 1923

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