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New Documentary Film Details Wexford’s Role In The Irish War Of Independence

A new documentary film was released just last week…

‘The Road to Independence’ is a journey through some of the incidents that happened in 1920 in Wexford during the Irish War of Independence.

Scenes from the film were recorded in Gorey, Bunclody, Ferns, Enniscorthy, Ballindaggin, Ballycarney, Clonroche and Kilanne and recall important incidents in the year 1920 including the formation of the Flying Columns, attacks on RIC Barracks, intelligence gathering, assassinations, civilian casualties and more.

This film is brought to you by archaeologist and historian Barry Lacey, and filmmaker and folklorist Michael Fortune, in conjunction with a host of individuals around the county and Wexford County Council Public Library Service.

The fascinating 25-minute film is now available to watch via YouTube below:

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