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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 …

Carlow Castle

Carlow Castle

Carlow Castle, now a ruin stands on the eastern bank of the River Barrow. It is thought to have been built by William Marshall, Earl of Pembroke and Lord of …

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 …

Woodville Garden.

Woodville House and Gardens

T: +353 (0)51 422957 - W: www.woodvillegardens.ie

Woodville House and Gardens are situated on a working farm just two miles from New Ross, Co. Wexford. The Georgian house belongs to the Roche Family who have lived here …

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 …

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 …

National Stud Farm and Japanese Gardens, tully, County Kildare, Ireland

Irish National Stud and Japanese Gardens

The Irish National Stud’s Japanese Gardens are a feast for the eye and ear with the sight and sound of trickling streams complementing the greenery and vivid colours that provide …

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Ballymoon Castle

Ballymoon Castle is a national monument, situated 3km from the town of Bagenalstown. Starting with the walk up from the road across a small footbridge, you will be full of …

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 …

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 …