Wexford Gaol, Civil War Prison

Wexford Gaol, Hillstreet, Wexford town. Built in 1812, this building was last used as a prison during the Irish Civil War. It was also the location where three anti-treaty IRA prisoners, James Parle, John Creane and Patrick Hogan, were executed on the 13th of March 1923.

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First Shots of the Civil War in Co. Wexford

The first shots of the Civil War in county Wexford were fired on the 22nd April 1922. At approximately 2.30 in the morning, a force of Free State troops attacked Enniscorthy Court House...