Month: October 2021

5km from Carlow Town
Carlow Attractions
Parks and Forests

Oak Park Triumphal Arch

Magnificent Oak Park Triumphal Arch designed by William Morrison is at the entrance to the Oak Park estate in County Carlow. The entrance gate forms the boundary between the public and the private space or property. In fact, landlords used the language of architecture to convey their notion of power and prestige. There are some […]

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Around Carlow
County Laois
National Monument

Timahoe Round Tower, Co. Laois

Timahoe is a small, quiet village in County Laois. Located 12 km south of Portlaoise on the R426 road, near the famous Electric Picnic town of Stradbelly. What`s more, the village is situated in a wide valley rich in fertile soils, and the houses are around a large circular green area called The Goosegreen. There […]

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Around Carlow
County Laois

Stradbally, Co. Laois

Stradbally is a town in County Laois. Known for its Steam Rally and the Electric Picnic. It is located on the N80 National Secondary Route. So it is approximately 12km east of Portlaoise and 7km from Junction 16 on the M7 Motorway. The history of Stradbally dates to the 6th century. When they established a […]

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Around Carlow
County Laois

Oughaval Church, Co. Laois

Driving from Carlow to Stradbally you will find the impressive ruins of Oughaval Church stand on a hill overlooking the flat surrounding lands of County Laois. The church has quite an unusual shape. It is so unlike many of the church ruins that we normally find scattered around the countryside. Looking rather taller in height. […]

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5km from Carlow Town
Carlow Attractions
Must visit place in Carlow

Milford Mills

A lovely place just outside Carlow Town – Milford Mills is well worth a visit. Milford Mills is an 18th-century watermill that sits on the banks of the River Barrow at Milford, County Carlow. Originally built as a flour mill and malting house, it was later employed as a hydroelectric power station. The first mill […]

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Top 10 haunted places in County Carlow
Carlow Attractions
Carlow Culture

Top 10 Haunted Places in County Carlow

Based on the book “Haunted Carlow” I have prepared a list of Top 10 Haunted Places in County Carlow. Almost every town and village in Ireland has its ghost stories. There are places where you can feel the thrill of emotions. And with a bit of luck and … belief in paranormal phenomena meet ghosts. […]

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