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Teach Dolmain

In December I published a post about 12 Pubs of (Christmas) Carlow Town and I decided to visit each of those pubs and post about it. So the first pub I visited is Teach Dolmain. This is one of the most known and recommended pubs in Carlow town. It has an excellent reviews. Teach Dolmain […]

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Irish Lambs

First sign of Spring coming, in the middle of January. The little lambs appear on the pastures, which I love to photograph. Little lambs are born only in spring. It is conditioned by a hormone – melatonin, which is produced by sheep at night and plays a key role in the sheep’s reproductive process. In […]

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Carlow Attractions
Must visit place in Carlow
Parks and Forests

Oak Park Forest Park

Having such a beautiful public woodland so close to the town centre is a pleasure. Oak Park Forest Park is a stunning natural site just outside Carlow town. It is a very popular destination for walking and educational visits. Oak Park Forest Park is located in Oak Park estate 3 kilometres north of the town […]

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Carlow Attractions
Parks and Forests

Oak Park Triumphal Arch

The entrance gate forms the boundary between the public and the private space or property. Landlords used the language of architecture to convey their notion of power and prestige. There are some elaborate examples of this practice to be found in County Carlow. The Triumphal Arch was a monumental structure with one or more arched […]

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Carlow Culture

What’s on at VISUAL Centre for Contemporary Art (December – February 2021)

Last time I`ve been in VISUAL in September 2020. You can see it in this post: What’s on at VISUAL Centre for Contemporary Art (July – October 2020) Now, since December 2020 at VISUAL begun new season. Inspired by the Main Gallery exhibition, The Soil Becomes Scandinavian, VISUAL beautiful light box building has been decorated […]

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Carlow Culture
Winter`s events

Magical Christmas lights at Delta Sensory Gardens

Christmas at Delta Sensory Gardens ranked as No 4 on the list of 25 things to do in Ireland this Christmas recently published by RTÉ. Delta Sensory Gardens are switching on the Christmas lights in the gardens from 5th until December 22th, with late opening until 7pm each night. There is no need to book […]

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Carlow Culture
Winter`s events

12 Pubs of (Christmas) Carlow Town

In Poland we have a tradition of serving twelve dishes at Christmas Eve. In Ireland, the number twelve is also associated with Christmas, but a bit different … Ireland is a land of whiskey and land of numerous pubs. Therefore there is a yearly tradition called “12 Pubs of Christmas.” 12 Pubs of Christmas has […]

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Carlow Culture
Winter`s events

Winter illuminating scenes at VISUAL

`Bringing some light to the dark winter months, the VISUAL building has transformed into a shadow theatre. Inspired by Main Gallery exhibition, The Soil Becomes Scandinavian, beautiful light box building has been decorated with winter wonderland scenes. Illuminating winter forest scenes of reindeer, trees and the magic of the Northern lights. This Christmas, visit VISUAL […]

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Evening photo walk through the Carlow Town

Late Afternoon and evening is a good time of the day to photo walk. Especially in Winter when Christmas Lights switch on and Carlow town looks magical. I enjoy to walk through its main streets. And to see attractions like Liberty Tree, Wellington Bridge, Town Hall and Carlow Castle in the evening scenery. Below photos […]

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Carlow Culture
Winter`s events

Christmas Jumper Day

While many seasonal events have been canceled this year, Christmas Jumper Day 2020 is one that is thankfully still going ahead. Christmas Jumper Day is an annual fundraising campaign in Ireland and The UK organised by charity Save the Children. On a specific Friday in December, people are encouraged to make the world better with […]

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Carlow Culture
Winter`s events

Carlow Tree of Remembrance

The 2020 Rotary Tree of Remembrance started on Saturday November 14th and will keep going until 25th January 2021. It is fundraising for Rotary Club of Carlow. Rotary Carlow was founded in 1986 and is an active group of professional Men and Women who want to use their skills to ‘give back’ to the community. […]

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Carlow Culture
Winter`s events

Christmas at Arboretum Home & Garden Heaven

Throughout the year Arboretum Home & Garden Heaven surprises their visitors with some news illustrating the changing seasons. In Winter, the Centre is becoming a real Christmas paradise, full of fabulous ornaments and ideas for Christmas presents. There were very popular annual Christmas Events like Breakfast and Supper with Santa. The village of Santa Claus […]

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