Place:Enniscorthy, County Wexford, Republic of Ireland

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NameEnniscorthy
Alt namesInis Córthaidhsource: Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 276
Inis Córthaidhsource: Wikipedia
TypeTown
Coordinates52.5°N 6.567°W
Located inCounty Wexford, Republic of Ireland     (100 - )
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Enniscorthy is the second-largest town in County Wexford, Ireland. As of the 2011 census, the population of the town and environs is 9,538.[1] The Placenames Database of Ireland sheds no light on the origins of the town's name. It may refer either to the "Island of Corthaidh" or the "Island of Rocks". With a history going back to 465 Enniscorthy is one of the longest continuously-occupied sites in Ireland. The cathedral of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Ferns is located in the town.

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