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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 …

St. Mullins quayside

St. Mullins

The peaceful village of St. Mullins in South Carlow is situated on the River Barrow, nestling between the Blackstairs Mountains on one side and Brandon Hill on the other. The …

Dunbrody

Dunbrody Famine Ship

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Located on the quayside in New Ross, the Dunbrody Famine Ship is a full scale replica of the original ship built in 1845 which transported emigrants to North America. Visitors …

Black Castle, Leighlinbridge

Black Castle

The little village of Leighlinbridge lays claim to at least two historical superlatives – the oldest (built in 1320) functioning bridge in Europe, and one of the earliest Norman castles …

Graiguenamanagh Abbey, Co. Kilkenny, Ireland

Duiske Abbey

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First built in 1204 by William Marshall, Duiske Abbey is the largest and perhaps the finest of the thirty-four medieval Cistercian monasteries in Ireland. The abbey is the parish church …

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VISUAL Centre for Contemporary Art and George Bernard Shaw Theatre

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A dynamic multi-disciplinary arts facility, the VISUAL Centre for Contemporary Art is one of the most exceptional galleries in Ireland, presenting the best of local, national and international work in …

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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 …

Leighlinbridge with view of river from on high

Leighlinbridge – The Garden Village

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The Leighlinbridge district is rich in history, favoured with fertile land and enhanced by the River Barrow which meanders slowly through the village. The foundation for its beauty lies directly …

Borris House Interior

Borris House

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Borris House, the ancestral home of the MacMurrough Kavanaghs, High Kings of Leinster, is one of the few Irish estates that can trace its history back to the Royal families …

Arlington House

Portarlington

Portarlington located on a bend on the river Barrow was founded in 1666 by Henry Bennett, Lord Arlington. In the late 17th early 18th centuries Portarlington was the Paris of …