Westgate Tower is a medieval gateway close to the grounds of Selskar Abbey and is known as Selskar Gate. This prominent stone gate tower was one of seven gates that provided access through the town Read more [...]
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Selskar Abbey, now just the ruins of, was founded about 1190 by Alexander de la Roche, ancestor of the Roche family who hold the title Baron Fermoy.
Wexford County Museum is located within Enniscorthy Castle and contains a collection of local agricultural, military and domestic items. The 13th century Enniscorthy Castle is where Edmund Spenser wrote The Faerie Queene. Sir Read more [...]
Tintern Abbey was a Cistercian abbey located on the Hook Peninsula and the Abbey was founded in 1203 by William Marshal, Earl of Pembroke. Today the abbey is in ruins, although parts have Read more [...]