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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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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 …

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Rathangan

Rathangan is a small town with a population of approximately 1200 and is located about 9 miles from Kildare Town. Rathangan, a small village in County Kildare, owes its name …

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Robertstown

Robertstown is a small picturesque village situated on the banks of the Grand Canal, bordering the Bog of Allen, 8 miles from Naas. The village grew in importance with the …

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Harvest Fleadh

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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 …

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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 …

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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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 …

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Carlow Town

In Carlow Town the visitor is presented with a rich tapestry of history dating back a millennium and beyond, many associated famous names and an architectural heritage telling the story …

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Leighlinbridge

The gentle sloping hillsides surrounding Leighlinbridge add to the visual delights of this village where a generous and industrious community spirit continues to enhance its natural beauty while recognising and …