Ballcarney Bridge bombed

Ballycarney bridge

Ballycarney bridge, Co. Wexford. Built in circa 1780, this eight arch bridge spans the river Slaney about 5 km to the west of Ferns village. It was badly damage by an explosion in February 1923 and the central arch contains evidence of a rebuild, which may be related to this anti-Treaty/IRA attack.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: