In 2007 the parish’s first archaeological investigation was carried out at Ballybuckley, Bree (see site location map at the bottom). It revealed evidence of medieval activity, possibly representing a farmstead, in the southern part of […]
Clonmore church, Bree is the site of ancient monastery which was founded by St. Aidan in the 7th century AD.
It is hard to believe it now but the small and overgrown cemetery at Ballyhogue was once home to a crusading order of knights, whose origins lay in the Holy Land. These were the Knights […]
In the shadow of Bree Hill lies the small and ancient cemetery of Ballybrennan (location). It currently presents as a grass covered graveyard with the much degraded remains of a stone-built church near its […]
During the medieval period the now derelict Macmine castle was home to one of Wexford’s most prominent families, the Fitzhenrys. Originally from the Pembroke region in Wales the Fitzhenrys arrived in Ireland with the first wave of […]