The Southeast Sights


Wexford Bull Ring

Wexford Bull Ring Review

Once the scene of bull baiting, a cruel medieval sport that was popular among the Norman nobility, this arena was sad witness to other bloody crimes. In 1649, Cromwell's soldiers massacred 300 panic-stricken townspeople who had gathered here to pray as the army stormed their town. The memory of this heartless leader has remained a dark folk legacy for centuries and is only now beginning to fade.

    Contact Information

  • Address: Quay St., Wexford Town, Co. Wexford
  • Location: Wexford Town
Updated: 04-28-2014

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