1798 Battle Re-enactment

Relive the 1798 Rebellion in County Wexford from Friday 15th – Sunday 17th June.  Battle re-enactments will take place in the towns of New Ross and Enniscorthy over the course of the weekend to commemorate the 220th anniversary of the 1798 Rebellion.

The programme of events commences on Friday 15th June at 7 pm, in Market Square, Enniscorthy, where you are invited to join Rebel and Redcoat re-enactors at a special wreath laying ceremony commemorating all those who died during the 1798 Rebellion

On Saturday 16th June, experience rebellion up close and personal as pike charging Rebels face off against musket firing Redcoats as they re-enact the epic Battle of New Ross.

On Sunday 17th June, experience the sights, sounds and smells of battle as the Rebels and Redcoats re-enact the epic Battle of Vinegar Hill. With Cavalry Assaults, Cannon Bombardments, Musket Volleys and Pike Charges this battle extravaganza has to be seen to be believed.

The All Ireland Farmers Market will take place at Abbey Square, Enniscorthy, from 10 am – 4 pm, on Sunday 17th June.  High quality seasonal produce and home bakes from a variety of food traders will be available to purchase.