Vinegar Hill

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Vinegar Hill information

Location
Enniscorthy , Ireland
More information
www.vinegarhill.ie
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Scene of one of the most important battles of Ireland's 1798 rebellion against British rule, this hill just outside Enniscorthy is topped with a memorial to the uprising, and dotted with explanatory signs about the battlefield. A battle re-enactment takes place each year on the first weekend in August. Access is from a car park on the east side of the hill, reached via Drumgoold Rd; it's about 2km east of Enniscorthy Castle, a 30-minute walk.