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Interior of Carlow County Museum

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 …

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 …

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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 …

Graignamanagh & Tinnahinch bridge

Tinnahinch & Graiguenamanagh

Tinnahinch & Graiguenamanagh are very popular boating centres on the River Barrow whose character reflects a bygone time when the area was an important focal point for commercial traffic on …

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 …

Leighlinbridge with view of river from on high

Leighlinbridge – The Garden Village

T: + 353 (0) 86 6027751 - W: www.carlowgardentrail.com

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 …

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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 …

Athy heritage centre

Athy

The name Athy comes from the 2nd century, when the Chieftain Ae the son of Deargabhail, was killed in a battle between the men of Munster and the men of …

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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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VISUAL Centre for Contemporary Art and George Bernard Shaw Theatre

T: + 353 (0) 59 9172400 - W: www.visualcarlow.ie

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 …