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Enniscorthy, County Wexford

county wexfordSituated on the banks of the River Slaney, 24km north of Wexford town, Enniscorthy is overlooked by the old 1798 battle site of Vinegar Hill.

The Norman Castle dominating the town of Enniscorthy, was built in 1205 and now houses the County Wexford Folk Museum. The museum houses a treasure of memorabilia from events such as the 1798 Rebellion and the 1916 Rising.

Enniscorthy has many attractions and activities for visitors to the town including a multiplex cinema, a swimming pool/recreation centre, an 18-hole golf course, several pitch and putts and freshwater fishing.

Enniscorthy is renowned for a well established crafts industry, not least of which is its very famous and varied pottery industry.


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