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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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Milford & Clogrennan

Milford Mill Milford is a most pleasant stop on the River Barrow which was once the centre of a thriving milling industry. The area is closely associated with the Alexanders, …

Monasterevin Lifting Bridge

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 …

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 …

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 …

Athy streetscape & whites castle

Athy

Athy (the ford of Ae) has been an important river crossing from early times and is full of historical interest. It has been the site of many battles from the …

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St. Mullins Heritage Centre

T: + 353 (0) 87 9977090/+ 353 (0) 51 424913 - W: www.stmullinsheritagecentre.com

The seventh century ecclesiastical site of St. Mullins is beautifully situated on a high wooded promontory on the east bank of the River Barrow, overlooked by the Blackstairs Mountains to …

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 …

The John F Kennedy Arboretum

John F Kennedy Arboretum

T: + 353 (0) 51 388171 - W: www.heritageireland.ie

Dedicated to the memory of John Fitzgerald Kennedy, President of the United States from 1960 to 1963, the Arboretum is a plant collection of international standing. It covers 252 hectares …

Kilgraney House

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 …