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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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Borris House

Borris

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

Monasterevin Lifting Bridge

Monasterevin

Monasterevin is an historic town on the scenic River Barrow and the Grand Canal. Monasterevin takes its name from St. Evin who became abbot of the monastery here in 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 …

Kilgraney House

Herb Gardens at Kilgraney House

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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 …