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Notes on Wicklow Town & County Wicklow

Of Canals and Hollywood   The American film and TV producer Hal Roach Sr. (1892–1992) descended from Philip Roach, an emigrant from Wicklow Town who helped build the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal. Philip’s only son James provided most of the brick and stone used to build the Alexandria Canal in Virginia in the 1830s. (See here and […]