Barntown is a townland in County Wexford.
The remains of Barntown Castle, a Norman castle exist near the village of Barntown. This was built by the Roche Family and was used as a watchtower and storehouse for Ferrycarrig Castle.
St Alphonsus Church is the main church of the parish, designed by Augustus Welby Pugin, it was built in 1848 by the Very Rev Patrick Murphy.
Barntown was joined with the parish of Glynn to found the Glynn Barntown GAA club in 1885.
The place also gave its name to Dublin hardcore band Barntown Water Tastes Like Blood. They played their last gig at Eamonn Dorans in Dublin on October 5th 2007.
Barntown castle, although now abandoned, is thought to be the final resting place of Isla St Claire Du Alphonse, the fabled Lady Du Lac of the area. Early evening walkers have often reported hearing the low moans and high, shrill calls of Ms Du lac as she calls out to her lover, across the fields. He died fighting the jerries. External links[edit sourceÂ | edit] Glynn Barntown GAA Club St Alphonsus Church Three Rocks Trail
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