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Carlow Attractions

Barrow Brew

If you only will be on the area of Milford in County Carlow, you must try the coffee from Barrow Brew. It`s brilliant! Barrow Brew opened in the first week of March 2021 is a Mobile Coffee Box serving artisan coffee, tea, herbal teas, hot chocolates and daily treats. It`s a local owned business (run […]

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Carlow Culture
Summer`s events

1st May International Workers’ Day Carlow 2021

International Workers’ Day in 2021 was on Saturday, the 1st of May. This year Carlow’s public buildings light up red this May Day to acknowledge the county’s workforce. Sites such as the Carlow Town Hall illuminated red on May 1st, which is traditionally known as workers day. (I found out about it form article in: […]

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Carlow Attractions
Castles

Clogrennane Castle

On the way to Clogrennan Wood you will see this beautiful arch lovely setting beside the River Barrow – this is Clogrennane Castle. Located about two miles distant from Carlow town. And this is one of the National Monument of Ireland in County Carlow. Clogrennane Castle was built by sometime in the 15th century in […]

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Carlow Attractions
Parks and Forests

Clogrennane Wood

Clogrennan Wood is a marvellous County Carlow woodland, one of the popular place listed under National Park in Carlow. It is an old woodland and has had forestry since the 1800’s. The predominant tree species include Beech, Spruce, Larch and Oak with vegetation consistent with that of an old woodland. Depending on the season, you`ll […]

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Carlow Attractions

Clonmelsh Graveyard – Burial Place of Walt Disney’s Ancestors

I recently discovered a real hidden treasure in County Carlow. It is an old graveyard in Clonmelsh near Tinryland in Co. Carlow. Clonmelsh Graveyard is a burial place of Walt Disney`s Ancestors as well as to the famous Butler family of Kilkenny Castle. Located only 8 km from Carlow Town and not far from Milford. […]

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Carlow Attractions
Photos

Carlow Lonely Tree

Carlow Lonely Tree is one of the most photographed tree in Carlow County. It is probably the second most Famous Tree in Co. Carlow after The Liberty Tree (located in the centre of the Carlow Town). This Famous Tree is called Carlow Lonely Tree because it stands alone among farmland, the only one and around […]

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Carlow Attractions
Shopping

Fairgreen Shopping Centre

Fairgreen Shopping Centre commenced trading in October 2003 at a cost of €50 million. It is the largest and most modern shopping centre in Carlow County. It includes over 40 shops as well as restaurants, bars and a cinema. With a fantastic range of shops, food outlets and a state of the art IMC cinema, […]

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Around Carlow
County Laois

Clogrennan Lock, Co. Laois

Another very picturesque place on The Barrow Way is Clogrennan Lock (known locally as Lanigan’s Lock) in County Laois. It is a beautiful spot to go for a walk, very close to Carlow Town (3,8 km), offered bautifull views. Location on the banks of the River Barrow makes it a common fishing spot. In particular, […]

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Carlow Attractions
Parks and Forests

Oak Park Forest Park in Spring

Amazing place for all nature lovers. Oak Park Forest Park is a great place to visit all year round and especially in Spring. I visited Oak Park Forest Park again, this time in Spring. On March when it was much hotter and more green compared to my last visit on January. This time I wanted […]

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Around Carlow
County Kildare

Levitstown Mill, Co. Kildare

On my trip through The Barrow Way I came across to this picturesque old barley mill near Athy, Co Kildare. It is called Levitstown Mill and it is a fine and imposing stone building of the early nineteenth century that forms an imposing landmark in the locality. The building, although now disused, is of considerable […]

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Spring`s events

Daffodil Day & Flowers of March

Every months I will take a photos of the flowers which I will find during my sightseeing in County Carlow and around Carlow. Flowers of February was Snowdrops and Crocuses. Flowers who represents March are Daffodils, sometimes called jonquils or narcissus, are the birth flowers for March. Because they bloom in early spring, they symbolize […]

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Carlow Attractions
County Kildare

The Barrow Way (Carlow – Athy)

The Barrow Way is a long-distance walking trail in Ireland. It follows the original towpath of the River Barrow and it is considered one of the most scenic and picturises inland waterways. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, and running. It is 113 kilometres (70 miles) long and begins in Robertstown, County Kildare […]

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Carlow Culture
Spring`s events

St. Patrick’s Day Carlow 2021

This year the famous landmarks (St. Patrick’s Carlow College and VISUAL Centre for Contemporary Art & The George Bernard Shaw Theatre) in Carlow Town turned green for St. Patrick’s Day. For the second successive year Covid-19 and its related restrictions ruling out parades, festivals and even the smallest of gatherings. But all over the world, […]

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Carlow Attractions

11 Must visit places in County Carlow

Carlow is a beautiful county, it has amazing gardens, unique historical castles, picturesque heritage villages, stunning natural sites, the heaviest in Europe dolmen and the largest exhibition space for contemporary visual art. Today is the seventh anniversary of my blog and as a summary I would like to remind you about the places in County […]

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