posted on Jan, 13 2013 @ 06:03 PM
County Wexford in the South east of Ireland.
Hook Head, Wexfords Southern most point, The Lighouse is one of the oldest operational lighthouses in the world, built between 1170 and 1184.The
headland opposite is called Crook Head, This where the saying "By Hook or by Crook" originated.
The River Slaney which runs through the county, i poached many a Trout and Salmon from these waters in my youth.The castle was built by the Normans in
1172 to guard the ferry crossing where the bridge is now.
Tintern Abbey, 12th century Cistercian Abbey, said to be one of the most haunted buildings in Ireland.Apparitions of monks and chanting are regularly
reported by visitors.
Traditional thatched cottage at Kilmore ,a small fishing village along the southern coast.The walls are made of Wattle, a mixture of Marl (a fine wet
clay) with Straw, cow manure , and cows blood. its then applied to a wicker and oak frame and covered in whitewash.
The medieval town of Enniscorthy.This was the focal point of the 1798 rebellion against the British.The rebellion was crushed and three thousand
rebels were hung drawn and qaurtered on the bridge in the foreground.Their heads were thrown into the river as a warning to other would be
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