Wexford’s Hook Lighthouse Makes It Way Onto Amazon Prime

The world-famous Hook Lighthouse has made its way onto Amazon Prime... A documentary series entitled 'Great Lighthouses of Ireland' was first released on RTE in 2018. The docuseries is now available to watch on Amazon Prime. The first lighthouse in the excellent series is none other than Wexford's historic lighthouse, Hook Lighthouse. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YAIjrumkfTc Hook Lighthouse …

How Castlebridge In Wexford Became The Birthplace Of The Guinness World Records

The Model county is known for many things, but being the birthplace of the Guinness World Records often gets overlooked… Everybody at some point in their lives has seen a copy of the Guinness World Records. Chock-full with bizarre facts, fascinating stories and interesting titbits, the Guinness World Records is the absolute go-to guide for …

‘The New Ross Hero’: The Story Of Martin Doyle

The period of 1914-1923 was a period of near constant war in Ireland... (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); From the Wexford MP John Redmond appealing to the young men of the country to play their part in “…the defence of the highest principles of religion and morality and right…” and to enlist in the British …

Who Fears Speak Of ’93? Wexford’s Forgotten Rebellion And Its Mysterious Monument

When one thinks of rebellious activity in county Wexford in the 1790s, inevitably the events of the 1798 rebellion come to mind... Indeed, the rebellion of ’98 was the most eventful and prolonged uprising of that decade, but it was by no means the only one. In nearly every nook and cranny across county Wexford, …

COLUMN: Michael O’Hanrahan – Wexford’s Martyr Of The Easter Rising In 1916

Throughout the annals of the history of county Wexford, there are many exemplary instances of heroic sacrifices in service of the cause of liberty, justice, and the Irish Republic... In the earlier days of British rule within the country following the plantations, there were very few shows of resistance against the occupying force which did …

American GAA Club With Viral ‘We Are Hurling’ Sign Has Strong Wexford Connections

Last week, a sign simply saying 'We Are Hurling' went viral on Twitter.. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); The sign, which was placed into the grass at a pitch in Georgia, America, went viral after it shared a simple message: We Are Hurling, It's An Irish Sport, It's 3000 Years Old, Yes It's As Fun …

Public Angered Over Destruction Of Historical WWII Landmark In Wexford

There has been widespread anger in Rosslare over this.. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); The public have been angered by the destruction of a WWII landmark in Rosslare. Likewise, County Councillors in Wexford are dismayed by this act of vandalism. These WWII Look Out Posts and EIRE navigation signs are part of our country’s history. …

The National 1798 Rebellion Centre In Enniscorthy Will Not Be Sold

[social_share_button themes='theme1'] The proposed sale of the 1798 National Rebellion centre gained a lot of media attention over the past two weeks.. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); The proposed sale came in for a lot of scrutiny from concerned locals. It was planned that the centre would be changed into a centre for Eileen Grey, …