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County Carlow Military Museum

T: +353 (0)87 6904242 - W: carlowmilitarymuseum.webs.com

A fine museum exhibition housed in a late 19th century church. The museum features a wide range of exhibits relating to Carlow’s military history. Artefacts date from the late 18th …

Carlow Castle

Carlow Town

Carlow Castle As a strategic river crossing, the town was the scene of a number of important battles and the Anglo Normans signalled its importance by building the great Carlow …

Vicarstown canal crossing

Vicarstown

Vicarstown, historically known as Ballynevicar, Ballyvicar and Ballyvicary, is a village in County Laois, Ireland. It stands at the point where the R427 regional road crosses the Grand Canal of …

Tinnahinch Castle & Weir - Graiguenamanagh

Tinnahinch Castle

Tinnahinch Castle is a fortified house which was built around 1615 by James Butler who later lost his lands because of his involvement in the Confederate War of 1641. It was …

Leighlinbridge with view of river from on high

Leighlinbridge

The gentle sloping hillsides surrounding Leighlinbridge add to the visual delights of this village where a generous and industrious community spirit continues to enhance its natural beauty while recognising and …

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 …

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 …

robertstown

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 …

Ducketts Grove

Duckett’s Grove Walled Gardens & Pleasure Grounds

T: + 353 (0) 59 9131554 - W: www.duckettsgrove.ie

Duckett’s Grove, the 18th, 19th and early 20th century home of the Duckett family, was formerly at the centre of a 12,000 acre (8,093 hectares) estate that has dominated the …

Burtown House & Gardens

Burtown House

T: Lesley or James Fennell +353 (0)59 8623148
+353 (0)86 2631485 - W: www.burtownhouse.ie

Burtown House, an early Georgian villa with late Georgian additions, is surrounded by lush flower, vegetable and woodland gardens with beautiful parkland walks. It is unusual in that it is …