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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 …

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 …

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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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Bagenalstown

      Dunleckney Manor Dunleckney Manor, on the outskirts of the town was the seat of the Bagenals for over 300 years. Parts of the original house, dating from …

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St. Mullins Heritage Centre

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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 …

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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 …

Carlow Court House

Carlow Courthouse

Noted William Morrison designed this building in the late 1820s. It is one of Ireland’s finest examples of ancient Greek revivalist architecture. The Courthouse located on the site of a …

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Goresbridge

Goresbridge Goresbridgewas named after the Gore family who lived in Barrowmount House, they were local landlords who came from Lecum in Hertfordshire after receiving grants of confiscated land. This attractive …

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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 …

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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 …