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Churches

Carlow Presbyterian Church (Scots’ Church)

The early 19th-century Scots Church in Carlow town is the county’s largest Presbyterian church. It is located at Athy Road in Carlow town. And just opposite there is a Carlow Methodist Church. Scots Churches are very rare, only 4 known to be in existence in Ireland (two in Dublin, one in Cobh, one in Carlow). […]

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Carlow Attractions

Carlow Sugar Factory

The story of Carlow’s sugar factory begins in 1925. Carlow was selected as the best county for the sugar factory, because it is situated in a rich tillage area and sugar beet was a crop well suited to the local growing conditions. Carlow had good rail and waterway connections, so its produce could be conveniently […]

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Around Carlow
County Laois

Killeshin Church of Ireland, Co. Laois

Killeshin Church of Ireland is an Anglican church also known as Killeshin Church Graiguecullen is located at Ballickmoyler Road in Graiguecullen. It`s only 1,2 km from the centre of Carlow Town. The spire of the church is clearly visible from the hill in Carlow Town Park. This church which dates back to c1827, was designed […]

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Carlow Attractions
Gardens

The Barrack Street Biodiversity Garden

In the centre of Carlow Town at Barrack Street there is a very interesting project, it`s called Biodiversity Garden. On information board there is an inspiring quote form Sir David Attenborough: “An understanding of the natural world is a source of not only great curiosity, but great fulfilment.” Carlow Town Development Forum (Green Group) have […]

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Carlow Attractions
Graveyards

Barrow Track Cemetery (The Old Graves)

There is a forgotten graveyard on the edge of town of Carlow. It`s called Barrow Track Cemetery and appears to be tumbling into the river Barrow. The graves are very visible from the Barrow track. Known also as The Old Graves is the burial place of hundreds of Carlovians and is steeped in history. This […]

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Flowers
Photos

Flowers of June

It’s 1st of July already today but I didn’t forget posting about flowers of the months. Especially that June`s flowers are amazing. June has two birth flowers: the rose and the honeysuckle. Also beautiful small rock-rose, campanula, clove, damask-violet bloom in June. This time I used the tool Pl@ntNet to identify flowers from my pictures. In June I […]

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Carlow Attractions
Street Arts

Street art in Carlow Town (2)

As I meentioned in my post Walk with Carlow Fringe Festival art trail map, 16th of June appeared the newest mural in Carlow Town. It’s located on the junction of Old Dublin Road and College Street, next to The Irishman Pub and close to VISUAL Centre for Contemporary Art and The George Bernard Shaw Theatre. […]

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Carlow Attractions
Gardens

Delta Sensory Gardens Summer 2021

Last time I’ve been in Delta Sensory Gardens in September 2020. You can see it in this post: Delta Sensory Gardens Today I want to show you how these Gardens looks at the beginning of irish Summer. In Ireland Summer starts 1st of May. I was so happy that Delta reopen after lockdown. I went […]

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Carlow Attractions
Museums
Must visit place in Carlow

Visit in Carlow County Museum

I was delighted to visit Carlow County Museum after long lockdown. A lot of new fascinating objects since my last visit. It`s made me impres how displays are well set out: exhibitions and items in the Museum’s collection of over 5,000 artifacts. I highly recomended to visit, this is a wonderful museum which tells the […]

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Carlow Culture

What’s on at VISUAL Centre for Contemporary Art (June – September 2021)

Last time I`ve been in VISUAL in December 2021. You can see it in this post: What’s on at VISUAL Centre for Contemporary Art (December – February 2021) Then VISUAL was closed for 5 months because of lockdown. It has reopened his door for the public on Friday 4 June for Summer Season. So in […]

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Carlow Attractions
Street Arts

Walk with Carlow Fringe Festival art trail map

The artist Chiara Trench Art designed for Carlow Fringe Arts Festival 2021 a map for the art trail. In June Bank Holiday I went for an art walk with this map to view the murals and sculptures in Carlow Town. My art walk with Carlow Fringe Arts Festival trail map: Ben Jelliman Mural First one […]

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Carlow Culture
Summer`s events

Carlow Fringe Arts Festival 2021

The Carlow Fringe Arts Festival is annual event that encompasses painting, photography, crafts, print, art and music, that takes place in Carlow Town. The Carlow Fringe Arts Festival 2021 started from the 4th to the 12th of June. The festival runs over ten days, full of exhibitions, live music, poetry and storytelling as well as […]

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Carlow Attractions
Street Arts

Street art in Carlow Town (1)

June can be called the month of art and culture. In June we have Carlow Arts Festival. It is an annual multi-disciplinary arts festival takes place in Carlow and is the first of the summer arts festivals in Ireland. As part of this festival many street arts projects arose in Carlow Town, since 2014. Local […]

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Flowers
Photos

Flowers of May

I’m a lover of taking photos of flowers. In May I visited a real flowers paradise which is Delta Sensory Gardens. I was delighted of amazing colors of flowers. Fabulous flowers was at Celtic walk at Delta Sensory Gardens. The Camissia on the avenue showing off its striking flowers. Flowers at Patio Garden delighted me […]

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