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ID: 1042794
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Enniscorthy (inhabited place)  Enniscorthy (inhabited place)

Coordinates:
Lat: 52 30 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 52.5000  decimal degrees
Long: 006 34 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -6.5667  decimal degrees

Note: Enniscorthy is a small urban district located on the River Slaney in County Wexford in southeastern Ireland. In May 1798, a major popular uprising arose in County Wexford that was defeated near Enniscorthy. The town 's architecture features the castle of Wexford, built in 1176 by the Anglo-Normans, and somewhat altered over the centuries. Another notable building is the Roman Catholic St. Aidan's Cathedral, designed by one of the Pugin family of British architects. The 2003 estimated population was 8700.

Names:
Enniscorthy (preferred,C,V,British English,U,N)
Inis Córthaidh (C,V,Irish Gaelic,U,N)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Ireland (nation)  ........  Ireland (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Leinster (province)  ............  Leinster (province) (P)
Hierarchy of Wexford (county)  ................  Wexford (county) (P)
Hierarchy of Enniscorthy (inhabited place)  ....................  Enniscorthy (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  was an ancient site
town (C)
agricultural center (C)
manufacturing center (C)  ............  produces woolens, tanned leather and brewed drinks
fortified settlement (H)

Sources and Contributors:
Enniscorthy..........  [VP Preferred]
.......................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-) "Wexford," accessed 20 Oct. 2003
.......................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) 62
Inis Córthaidh..........  [VP]
.............................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 276
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) 1:276; I, 276
..................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-) "Wexford," accessed 20 Oct. 2003
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) 62
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-) "Wexford," accessed 20 Oct. 2003

 

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