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.

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...