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Tacumshane Windmill

(at the adjacent Meylers’ Bar & Restaurant )

The last commercially worked windmill in the Republic, this was in use until 1936, having been built in 1846. Now a National Monument, almost all the timber used in construction was driftwood or timber from shipwrecks locally. Standing three storeys high, it has an unusual revolving straw thatched cap to catch the wind for its sails. The last surviving wind-driven corn mill from the 13 along the south Wexford coast in 1891.

Address: Tacumshane, Broadway, Wexford, Ireland Y35ET89

Guided Tours: Available on request. Group: 6 minimum. Fees apply.

Opening Times:  As per The Millhouse Bar & Restaurant opening hours as the key to the Windmill is available in the bar, or by appointment outside these times.

Entrance Fee: Free