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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 …

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 …

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 …

Ballintubbert Gardens

Ballintubbert Gardens

T: +353 (0)85 8505876 - W: www.ballintubbert.com

The Garden Ballintubbert, is a new arts and crafts garden extending to fourteen acres. The house was built in 1726 as a rectory to Ballintubbert Church and remained as a …

Vicarstown canal crossing

Vicarstown

Vicarstown, historically known as Ballynevicar, Ballyvicar and Ballyvicary, is a village in County Laois, Ireland. It stands at the point where the R427 regional road crosses the Grand Canal of …

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Whites Castle

In 1417 Sir John Talbot, Viceroy of Ireland, built a castle over the River Barrow at Athy. It was one of many such fortifications built to protect both the bridge …

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Harvest Fleadh

T: 086 2740483 - W: harvestfleadh.com

Join Clanard Court Hotel in Athy, Kildare on Saturday, 19th October to show the German’s how it’s done at the Harvest Fleadh Oktoberfest, proudly supported by New Holland. Putting an …

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 …

Borris House Interior

Borris House

T: + 353 (0) 59 9773105 - W: www.borrishouse.com

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 …

Copy of Ros Tepestry logo

Ros Tapestry

T: + 353 (0) 51 445396 - W: www.rostapestry.com

The Ros Tapestry Project is a huge community initiative in progress in Co. Wexford. First conceived in 1998, the project continues to be developed some 15 years later by a …