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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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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 …

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Monasterevin

St. Evin Monasterevin takes its name from St. Evin who became abbot of the monastery here in the 6th century. St. Evin brought a number of monks with him from his …

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Athy Historic Town Walk

Athy may have been named for a Munster chieftain killed in the 2nd century, but the Kildare town is today a peaceful heritage haven, with official status as a Heritage …

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Lea Castle

T: +353 (0)57 8621178

Lea Castle is located on the Dublin Road just outside of Portarlington. It was built circa 1260 by William de Vesey and was protected to the north by the River …

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Carlow Town

In Carlow Town the visitor is presented with a rich tapestry of history dating back a millennium and beyond, many associated famous names and an architectural heritage telling the story …

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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 …

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Herb Gardens at Kilgraney House

T: + 353 (0) 59 9775283 - W: www.kilgraneyhouse.com

Consisting of a series of interconnecting herbal gardens there is a large kitchen garden, a tea walk, a medicinal herb courtyard, a medieval monastic herb garden and a garden of …

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Mount Leinster Heritage Drive

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The Mount Leinster Heritage Drive is a 75km driving route through the beautiful countryside of rural south Carlow taking in the towns and villages of Borris, Bunclody, Clonegal, Kildavin, Myshall, …

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Carlow County Museum

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

Carlow County Museum brings to life the story of Carlow’s development through the ages. Among the displays are exhibitions featuring the beautifully hand carved nineteenth century wooden pulpit from Carlow …