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 Castles of Ireland - Ferrycarrig Castle






Location
near Ferrycarrig, County Wexford, Ireland

Description
Ferrycarrig castle is situated on the north bank of the river Slaney near Ferrycarrig.

The castle is a ruined fifteenth century square tower house that was originally built to guard the ferry and the river traffic. Not far from the castle is a round tower that was built on the other (southern) side of the river in 1858 as a war memorial to commemorate the men of Wexford who died in the Crimean War.

History
Ferrycarrig castle was built in the fifteenth century by the Roach family.


Other Castles in the Area
  Ballyteige Castle, County Wexford
  Coolhull Castle, County Wexford
  Enniscorthy Castle, County Wexford
  Ferns Castle, County Wexford
  Fethard Castle, County Wexford
  Loftus Hall, County Wexford
  Tower of Ferns Castle, County Wexford
  Tower of Taghmon Castle, County Wexford







Tower of Taghmon Castle
Ferrycarrig castle on the northern bank of the Slaney

Photograph by David Hawgood. Some rights reserved.  (view image details)


 Ferrycarrig Castle map