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Emo Court

T: +353 57 862 6573 - W: www.heritageireland.ie

Emo Court is a country villa designed by architect James Gandon (1743-1823), best known for his great public buildings, which include the Custom House and the Four Courts in Dublin. …

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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 …

The John F Kennedy Arboretum

John F Kennedy Arboretum

T: + 353 (0) 51 388171 - W: www.heritageireland.ie

Dedicated to the memory of John Fitzgerald Kennedy, President of the United States from 1960 to 1963, the Arboretum is a plant collection of international standing. It covers 252 hectares …

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Athy

Athy (the ford of Ae) has been an important river crossing from early times and is full of historical interest. It has been the site of many battles from the …

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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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 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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Athy Historic Town Walk

Athy may have been named for a Munster chieftain killed in the 2nd century, but the Kildare town is today a peaceful heritage haven, with official status as a Heritage …

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 …