The burning of Wilton Castle, Wexford

Wilton Castle, Bree, Enniscorthy was just one of a number of 'big houses' that were burnt down by armed men during the Irish Civil War....


A bloody ambush at Ferrycarrig, Wexford

On the 22nd of October 1922 a Free State armoured vehicle travelling from Wexford town to Ferrycarrig was ambushed by Anti-Treaty gunmen. The attack left four soldiers dead and two seriously wounded.......

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.