ⓘ County Wexford (1914–23)

                                     

ⓘ County Wexford (1914–23)

County Wexford is a county located in the south-east of Ireland. The period 1916–1923 was one of the most turbulent in the countys history. In 1914 Ireland was still part of the United Kingdom. During World War I much war-related activity took place in County Wexford, especially in Wexfords coastal waters. A number of men enlisted in the British Army from Co. Wexford died in the land war in Europe. In 1916 Wexford Rebels seized the town of Enniscorthy during the Easter Rising. Co. Wexford was very active throughout the War of Independence and later fought an especially bloody Irish Civil War.