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Wayside funerary crosses, an ancient tradition from Kilmore, Co. Wexford

In the parish of Kilmore, in the very south of Co. Wexford, persists a peculiar funerary custom that may have…

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Supernatural activity in Camblin, New Ross. Folklore from Co Wexford

This Irish folklore account details supernatural activity in a Co. Wexford cottage and is based on information supplied by Richard…

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Our Farm Animals. Folklore from Co. Wexford

This early 20th century Irish folklore account details the animals found on a Co Wexford farm.  It is based on…

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‘Butter-Making and the Evil One’. Folklore from Co. Wexford

This folklore account details the superstitions surrounding butter churning and the belief that butter could be stolen by supernatural means….

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Guiding ships for 800 years: Hook Lighthouse, Co. Wexford

 The iconic Hook Head lighthouse represents one of the oldest operational lighthouses in the world.  It stands on the very…

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Bronze Age Houses Uncovered in Co. Wexford

Exciting evidence for Bronze Age activity has been uncovered at Drumgood, near Enniscorthy in Co. Wexford. This newly discovered site…

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A Viking Midsummer’s Night

Alva Mac Gowan tells how she spent an enjoyable midsummer’s night in a very unusual location. This year, after a…

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A rare 16th century bridge at Tintern, Wexford

This rare, surviving, example of a 16th century bridge is found at Tintern in Co. Wexford. Located over a small,…

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The Irish Rebel and the Ancient Sword

After the Battle of New Ross in 1798 an ancient blade was prised from the hands of a dead rebel…

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A Bronze Age Gold Disc from Co. Wexford

It often sparks debate on our social media platforms when I share images of Irish artefacts that are housed in…