Wexford Chronicles

Short articles and tidbits about the history of County Wexford. Most of the articles in this section are derived from old photographs, journals, letters and oral accounts.

Trinity Street

Trinity Street.

Trinity Street in Wexford was named after the Church of the Holy Trinity, which was a Norse-Irish church that no longer exists.

Cinema Lane, Wexford

The murder of William Hannan.

On Saturday, the 8th of March, 1958, Wexford businessman William Hannan was found unconscious and badly beaten at his sweet shop in Cinema Lane in Wexford Town. The following morning, the 65-year-old shopkeeper passed...