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Carlow Attractions
Towns and Village

Borris

Borris is a Georgian, granite village, full of charm and heritage nestling in the fertile valley of the River Barrow, below the curve of the Blackstairs Mountains. With its tradicional Irish street-front and spectacular mountain setting, this village is a popular stop for those boating or walking in the area. The name denotes a borough […]

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Carlow Attractions
Cottages

Ivy Cottage, Borris

The most beautiful cottage I’ve seen in County Carlow is Ivy Cottage located just at the entrance to Borris village. It is called Ivy Cottage and it`s all ivy covered. Half part of cottage has lovly red door and window and another half part has wooden color of door and window and blue additives like […]

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Carlow Attractions
Graveyards

Dunleckney Parish Chuchyard

I recently discovered beautiful old churchyard called Dunleckney Parish Chuchyard. Dunleckney – Dun Leicne – Fort of the Flagstones – also known as – Fort of the Hillside. A parish in the barony of Idrone East, County Carlow. This place which is situated near the river Barrow, was anciently the seat of the Kavanaghs, Kings […]

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Carlow Attractions
Castles
National Monument

Ballymoon Castle

Out of hundreds of ruined castles across Ireland, Ballymoon Castle is one of the more unique and mysterious. It is situated in the Barrow Valley, approximately 2 miles (3 km) east of Muine Bheag (Bagenalstown), County Carlow, Ireland. Ballymoon Castle is located only 3,8 km from Ballyloughan Castle. Like many other Irish castles, Ballymoon has […]

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Around Carlow
County Wexford

St. Mary’s Church of Ireland, Bunclody, Co. Wexford

One of the rich architectural heritage of Bunclody in north County Wexford is a Roman Catholic church Saint Mary’s Church of Ireland. There are four churches in the Bunclody union in the Diocese of Ferns: Saint Mary’s, Bunclody (Newtownbarry), Saint Fiaac’s, Clonegal (Moyacombe), Saint Paul’s, Kildavin (Barragh), and Saint Brigid’s, Kilrush (Ballinabearna), and the parishes […]

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Carlow Attractions
Historic Houses

Altamont House

In County Carlow we have many stunning Historic Houses. There are Altamont House, Ballydarton House, Ballykealy House, Borris House, Castletown House, Clogrennane House, Duckett’s Grove, Dunleckney Manor, Lisnavagh House, Mount Leinster Lodge, Oak Park House and more. Altamont House is a historic house best known for its ornamental gardens in County Carlow. Altamont Gardens are Robinsonian-style gardens often referred […]

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Gardens

Altamont Gardens Summer 2021

It`s been long time since I’ve been visited the fabulous Altamont Gardens and finally I visited it in June. It`s one of the best and must visit places in County Carlow. These gardens are so peaceful and delightful, offers amazing walks around a lake and through a forest area. It`s so green and beautiful here […]

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Carlow Attractions
Castles
National Monument

Ballyloughan Castle

Ballyloughan Castle is a ruined castle and National Monument of Ireland. Located in County Carlow near Bagenalstown. Today, a twin-towered gatehouse, the hall and foundations of one of the corner towers, dating to about 1300 remain. Ballyloughan`s gatehouse, which protected the entrance to the castle, is one of the finest example of its type in […]

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Carlow Attractions
Churches

St Andrew’s Church, Bagenalstown

St. Andrew’s Church is a Roman Catholic Church located in the town of Muine Bheag (also known as Bagenalstown) in County Carlow. Muine Bheag is a Parish in the Diocese of Kildare and Leighlin. Built to replace the old Catholic Church at Dunleckney, St Andrew’s Church opened on Christmas Day 1820 on a site provided […]

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Gardens
Photos

I 💚 Delta Sensory Gardens

I visited Delta Sensory Gardens ones again because I love it. It’s absolutely amazing place and located so close to my Carlow town. Everytime I visited it its delighted me more and more. It`s brilliant place for photo-sessions, for nature and flowers lovers. Great place for a date or family day out. All gardens are […]

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Carlow Attractions
Churches

Carlow Methodist Church

Stone modest building of Methodist Church in the town of Carlow is located at Athy Road, just behind the Carlow Courthouse. Carlow Methodists have continued to worship in this church for more 100 years, and on April 15th 1998 they celebrated their centenary. From the time of the arrival of Methodism in Carlow the Methodist […]

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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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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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