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Robertstown

Robertstown is a small picturesque village situated on the banks of the Grand Canal, bordering the Bog of Allen, 8 miles from Naas. The village grew in importance with the …

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Goresbridge

Goresbridge Goresbridgewas named after the Gore family who lived in Barrowmount House, they were local landlords who came from Lecum in Hertfordshire after receiving grants of confiscated land. This attractive …

Borris Village

Borris

Borris is a Georgian, granite village, full of charm and heritage nestling in the fertile valley of the river Barrow and the ideal gateway for nearby Mount Leinster and the …

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Monasterevin

Monasterevin is a small town, with Georgian houses, on a flat expanse of country, and occupies a right angle bend on the river Barrow, as it changes direction from east …

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New Ross

New Ross in Co. Wexford is located on the River Barrow and is an important river port. The earliest settlement in this area dates back to the sixth century when …

Carlow Trails of the Saints

Trails of the Saints

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Carlow is a county with an exceptionally rich ecclesiastical heritage with a number of sites of national significance. These include the monastic site at St. Mullins, the Romanesque doorway at …

Carlow Castle

Carlow Castle

Carlow Castle, now a ruin stands on the eastern bank of the River Barrow. It is thought to have been built by William Marshall, Earl of Pembroke and Lord of …

Gordon Bennett Route

Gordon Bennett

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The Gordon Bennett Route is a 104-mile signposted driving route through counties Kildare, Carlow and Laois, along an exciting mix of national and leafy secondary roads through picturesque villages and …

Athy heritage centre

Athy

The name Athy comes from the 2nd century, when the Chieftain Ae the son of Deargabhail, was killed in a battle between the men of Munster and the men of …

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Tinnahinch & Graiguenamanagh

Tinnahinch & Graiguenamanagh are very popular boating centres on the River Barrow whose character reflects a bygone time when the area was an important focal point for commercial traffic on …