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Kilmore Co. Wexford and the Saltee Islands

Details of Kilmore and The Saltee Islands from 2nd Ed. Topographical Directory of Ireland by Samuel Lewis, 2nd Ed., printed 1849. KILMORE, a parish, in the barony of Bargey union in the county of Wexford, and province of LEINSTER, 9 … Continue reading

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Dunbrody Abbey, Co. Wexford

DUNBRODY ABBEY, County Wexford : Hervey de Montmorency, one of the ablest and most sanguinary of the lieutenants of the bold Anglo-Norman adventurer, Strongbow, founded Dunbrody Abbey, in the year 1182, for the Cistercian friars, and, it is said, became, … Continue reading

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