THE NORMAN WAY

 



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Ancient custom
Yola dialect
The Earl of Musgrave, the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland was a man used to hearing speech...(more)

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Category: Ancient custom
Address:
Wexford Town library, Mallin St, Wexford
Phone: +353539196760
Lat: 52.209553 Lon: -6.499615
Kilmore's wooden crosses
An ancient funeral ritual said to date right back to the Anglo-Normans is still to be...(more)

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Category: Ancient custom
Address:
R739 road, North of Kilmore.
Lat: 52.206402 Lon: -6.545872
Birdwatching
Lady's Island lake birds
Stop here to read the signs informing the visitor of the wide variety of flora and fa...(more)

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Category: Birdwatching
Address:
West of Lady's Island.
Phone: +353861637199
Alt Phone: +353539129671
Email: swc@eircom.net
Lat: 52.211992 Lon: -6.383336
The Saltee Islands
If you are a budding twitcher, no trip to these parts would be complete without a vis...(more)

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Category: Birdwatching
Phone: +353872529736
Alt Phone: +353539129684
Email: declanbates@eircom.net
URL: www.salteeislands.info/Index2.htm
Lat: 52.11764 Lon: -6.62276
Castle
TNW: Sigginstown castle
Once the Anglo-Normans had consolidated their military occupation, they started to bu...(more)

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Category: Castle
Lat: 52.205085 Lon: -6.445662
TNW: Ballyhealy castle
Anglo-Normans are so called because they'd lived in England for just over a hundred y...(more)

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Category: Castle
Lat: 52.19466 Lon: -6.532599
Derelict church and graveyard
TNW: St. Iberius's church
An ancient crucifix was found in the Lady's Island lake in the vicinity of the church...(more)

Category: Derelict church and graveyard
Address:
Broadway, Near Lady's Island.
URL: www.ourladysisland.ie/ind...
Lat: 52.217169 Lon: -6.3823
TNW: St. Catherine's church
This site is on a sharp dog leg bend some 700 metres after the Tacumshane windmill. I...(more)

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Category: Derelict church and graveyard
Address:
St. Catherine's church, Tacumshane.
Lat: 52.203722 Lon: -6.437627
TNW: Ishartmon church
Many people hope to make it through the Pearly Gates to Paradise in the next life, bu...(more)

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Category: Derelict church and graveyard
Address:
Ishartmon church, Paradise.
URL: www.taghmon.com/vol2/8mun...
Lat: 52.21692 Lon: -6.456029
TNW: Grange church
In the ruins of the ancient parish church in Grange cemetery, Kilmore lies a site of ...(more)

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Category: Derelict church and graveyard
Address:
Grange cemetery, Near Kilmore.
Lat: 52.196915 Lon: -6.564562
TNW: St. Mary's church
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Category: Derelict church and graveyard
Lat: 52.396322 Lon: -6.941362
Directions
Turn left for The Norman Way
Having taken the left turn at Kilrane, you should should now be cycling without the b...(more)

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Category: Directions
Address:
Kilrane.
Phone: +353539196560
Email: libraryhq@wexfordcoco.ie
URL: www.wexford.ie/wex/Depart...
Lat: 52.241782 Lon: -6.355205
Etymology
The Yellow Bellies of Wexford
Wexford and its denizens have many names that need some explanation to the inquisitiv...(more)

Category: Etymology
URL: www.independent.ie/region...
Lat: 52.223962 Lon: -6.35559
Ferry port
Rosslare Harbour
The starting point for The Norman Way overlooks the famous port of Rosslare. Free par...(more)

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Category: Ferry port
Address:
Rosslare harbour, Co. Wexford.
Lat: 52.251395 Lon: -6.342276
Hidden gems
Countryside features
We thought it might be helpful to explain some of the sights you will see as you cycl...(more)

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Category: Hidden gems
Lat: 52.218309 Lon: -6.474547
St. Anne's Holy Well
You don't need to have any faith to appreciate the peaceful serenity of this beautifu...(more)

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Category: Hidden gems
Address:
St. Anne's Park, Tomhaggard.
Lat: 52.215257 Lon: -6.493746
Historical
TNW: Tomhaggard
The peace of the tranquil hamlet of Tomhaggard was shattered by a most unusual event ...(more)

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Category: Historical
Lat: 52.215856 Lon: -6.493823
Marine
TNW: Kilmore Quay
The content below appears on the Norman Way interpretive panel at Kilmore Quay: - Th...(more)

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Category: Marine
Phone: +353539129671
Alt Phone: +353861637199
Email: swc@eircom.net
Lat: 52.172749 Lon: -6.589364
Pilgrimage
TNW: Lady's Island
Before the time of the Anglo-Norman landings, the Christian faith was very strong in ...(more)

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Category: Pilgrimage
Address:
Ardownes, Lady's Island.
Lat: 52.208606 Lon: -6.381297
Storytelling
Tacumshane storytelling evenings
You may have seen signposts for 'Story Nights' along the way here. If so, you are cor...(more)

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Category: Storytelling
Address:
Tacumshane.
URL: https://www.facebook.com/...
Lat: 52.208346 Lon: -6.422002
Windmill
TNW: Tacumshane windmill
Forth and Bargy's inhospitable geography did not deter the Anglo-Normans and subseque...(more)

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Category: Windmill
Address:
Next to Meyler's pub, Tacumshane.
Lat: 52.20878 Lon: -6.42399