Three Rocks Monument (1798)

The 1798 Three Rocks Memorial

The 1798 Three Rocks Memorial

Freestanding monument which overlooks the site of the Three Rocks Battle of the 1798 Rebellion. The Monument is dated 1952, on a square plan, set on a gorse-covered outcrop.

A monument erected ‘in Memory of the Gallant Insurgents who triumphed over English Forces [in] 1798’ representing an integral component of the twentieth-century built heritage of County Wexford.

The monument was completed in 1952 and was officially opened on Sunday, 2 June, of that year. A large crowd, estimated at 15,000, gathered around the monument to witness the opening.