river slaney


Ferrycarrig Castle, County Wexford, Ireland

Ferrycarrig Castle was built in the 15th century by the Roach family on the north bank of the River Slaney near Ferrycarrig. It was built to guard the ferry and the river traffic. The Roche’s lost their titles and lands in the early 1600’s in the Cromwellian invasion and following plantation.