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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 …

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 …

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 …

Monasterevin_County_Kildare

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 …

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 …

map of wexford driving routes

South East Driving Routes

T: + 353 (0) 59 9131554 - Carlow Tourist Office

Rolling mountains and river valleys. Brushing hedgerows, Blue Flag beaches, lingering lunch stops and random detours leading to discoveries you’ll talk about for years to come. There’s nothing like driving …

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 …

St. Mullins Ecclesiastical Site

St. Mullins

St. Moling’s Monastic Settlement St. Mullins was a famous monastic settlement, but its history goes back a great deal further. Fionn Mac Cumhail is said to have stopped here to …

Graiguenamanagh Abbey, Co. Kilkenny, Ireland

Duiske Abbey

T: + 353 (0)59 9724238

First built in 1204 by William Marshall, Duiske Abbey is the largest and perhaps the finest of the thirty-four medieval Cistercian monasteries in Ireland. The abbey is the parish church …

Burtown House & Gardens

Burtown House

T: Lesley or James Fennell +353 (0)59 8623148
+353 (0)86 2631485 - W: www.burtownhouse.ie

Burtown House, an early Georgian villa with late Georgian additions, is surrounded by lush flower, vegetable and woodland gardens with beautiful parkland walks. It is unusual in that it is …