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IT DOESN’T MAKE SENSE

IT DOESN’T MAKE SENSE

There is a Latin inscription in the keystone of the arch in the doorway of The Tholsel. It reads ” LIBERTATE ASSERTA VICIT VERITAS” and is illustrated in Hore’s History of the Town & County of Wexford (see below).We tried Google…

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A TOMB WITH A VIEW

A TOMB WITH A VIEW

One can only marvel at the artwork and intricate detail of this monument situated in the south transept of St Mary’s Church. Attached to the built up north wall of the South Transept is a very well preserved tomb with…

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HIDDEN IN PLAIN SIGHT

HIDDEN IN PLAIN SIGHT

“I never realised that New Ross had so much history” This is a comment that I have heard so many times from locals and visitors alike since the inception of New Ross Street Focus in 2014. I am delighted that…

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WE BID YOU ALL ADIEU

WE BID YOU ALL ADIEU

No information other than names etc. But just try to imagine the many before and after stories involved.Some of the names were spelt as they sounded which may explain some Irish American surname variations.

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A list of “Marksmen”

A list of “Marksmen”

NEW ROSS VOTERS ON TARGET Below is a list of “Marksmen” for the town as per the British Parliamentary Papers of 1837. However, the definition of the term is not what you might think….. Marksmen (i.e. illiterate voters),

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