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Emo Court

T: +353 57 862 6573 - W: www.heritageireland.ie

Emo Court is a country villa designed by architect James Gandon (1743-1823), best known for his great public buildings, which include the Custom House and the Four Courts in Dublin. …

Dunleckney Manor

Dunleckney Manor

T: +353 (0) 59 9721932

Dunleckney Manor is one of Carlow’s most magnificent country houses and was the ancient seat of the Bagenals of Idrone. Incorporating the original manor dating to 1612, the present manor …

BARROWRIVERBEAT Presented by David Dwyer – www.barrowriverbeat.podbean.com

  APP AND AUDIO GUIDE BARROW GREENWAY  From the Devil’s Eyebrow to the Gordon Bennett Race, from Lowtown to St Mullins . . . Discover the delightful Barrow Greenway, its …

Carlow Trails of the Saints

Trails of the Saints

T: +353 (0)59 9130411

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 …

Bog of allen

Bog of Allen Nature Centre

The Bog of Allen Nature Centre is an international centre for peatland education, conservation and research run by the Irish Peatland Conservation Council. Start your celebration of Irish bogs at …

Morgan's Garden Centre

Morgans Garden Centre

T: + 353 (0) 59 9143092 - W: www.carlowgardentrail.com

Morgan’s Garden Centre was established in 1988 on the outskirts of Carlow Town. It has since become known as a retailer of plants of the highest standard including many Irish …

Leighlinbridge

Leighlinbridge

  The Bridge. The focal point of Leighlinbridge is its Valerian bearded bridge. It was built by the Cannon of Kildare Cathedral, Maurice Jakis in 1320.  The bridge at Leighlinbridge …

Bagenalstown

Bagenalstown

Bagenalstown, otherwise known in its Gaelic version as Muine Bheag is sited on a pleasant reach of the River Barrow and derives its name from Walter Bagenal, who in founding …

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Whites Castle

In 1417 Sir John Talbot, Viceroy of Ireland, built a castle over the River Barrow at Athy. It was one of many such fortifications built to protect both the bridge …

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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 the …