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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 …

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 …

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Mount Leinster Heritage Drive

T: +353 (0)59 9130411

The Mount Leinster Heritage Drive is a 75km driving route through the beautiful countryside of rural south Carlow taking in the towns and villages of Borris, Bunclody, Clonegal, Kildavin, Myshall, …

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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 …

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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 …

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 …

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 …

Carlow Heritage Trail

Carlow Town Heritage Trail

The Carlow Town Heritage Trail is a self-guided one-hour walking tour featuring some of the town’s important historic sites and buildings. Sites include the Liberty Tree, Carlow Castle, Croppies Grave, …

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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 …

River Park & Gore's Bridge

Goresbridge

Goresbridge was named after the Gore Family, local landlords who came from Lecum in Hertfordshire after receiving grants of confiscated land. The attractive bridge across the River Barrow was built …