Knights & Rebels
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Enniscorthy Castle, 1798 Centre, and Vinegar Hill -Three great attractions, in Enniscorthy. Discover our turbulent past by visiting the Knights and Rebels exhibition, vividly retelling the stories of the Knights of Enniscorthy Castle and the Rebels of the 1798 Rebellion
Enniscorthy town, with Vinegar Hill as its sentinel, is one of the most historic towns in County Wexford. Visitors can discover our turbulent past by visiting the Knights and Rebels exhibition, vividly retelling the stories of the Knights of Enniscorthy Castle and the Rebels of the 1798 Rebellion.
This ancient Norman stronghold dominates the town of Enniscorthy. Inside you explore the development of the castle and the town over 800 years including its role in the 1916 Rising as well as the work of the world – famous designer Eileen Gray born just outside Enniscorty in 1878.
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National 1798 Centre:
The award winning National 1798 Rebellion Centre in the shadow of Vinegar Hill offers a real insight into the epic and heroic tale of the Rebellion. Filled with audio –visual re-enactments and exhibitions exploring all aspects of the Rebellion, this is a must see attraction.
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The most famous outpost during the 1798 Rebellion and a defining symbol of County Wexford. Overlooking the town of Enniscorthy today the peace serenity and spectacular views belie its background as one of the bloodiest battlefield in all of Irish history.
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