Month: December 2021

5km from Carlow Town
Carlow Attractions
Cottages

River Cottage (Graiguecullen Carlow)

This lovely River Cottage is located at Sleaty Street, Graiguecullen, Co. Carlow. It is just next to St. Patricks Boys A.F.C (Graiguecullen Carlow), between Carlow Town Park and Carlow Parcel Collection Post. I pass it every day on my way to work. This River Cottage is decorated by plaques commemorating Irish Republican Army North and […]

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5km from Carlow Town
Around Carlow
County Laois
National Monument

Sleaty Church, Co. Laois

Sleaty Church is a medieval church and National Monument of Ireland, located in County Laois. This Church is located about 2.5 km north of Carlow town, on the west bank of the River Barrow. St. Fiacc`s first monastery was on the other side of the River Barrow, but after 60 of his monks had died […]

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Photos

Swans and Sunset over Barrow River

I love to admire Swans and Sunset over River Barrow in Carlow Town Park. Today, it has been exactly a year since I came back to posting on my blog systematically. That was a great decision, taking photos and doing this blog made me happy in this difficult pandemic time. I have a big library […]

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5km from Carlow Town
Around Carlow
County Laois

Killeshin Waterworks Reservoir Amenity Park, Co. Laois

I discovered recently Killeshin Waterworks Reservoir Amenity Park and it made me impress. Beautiful scenery and had an accessible pathway. Very peaceful place to walk and clear your head. And it is located 5km (only an 8-minute drive) from Carlow Town. Moreover, Killeshin has many interesting features, like Killeshin Hills, Killeshin Church and its Romanesque […]

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5km from Carlow Town
Around Carlow
County Laois
National Monument

Killeshin Church (Romanesque Doorway) Co. Laois

What makes Killeshin Church quite unique and different from all the others is its stone-carved Romanesque Doorway. Killeshin is a small village in County Laois. Derives its name from one of the abbots of its famous monastery – Uisin, meaning the Cell or church of Uisin. It is situated just five kilometers west of Carlow […]

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View over Carlow Town from the Killeshin Hills
5km from Carlow Town
Around Carlow
County Laois
Photos

Killeshin Hills viewpoint over Carlow Town

There is a fantastic view from Killeshin Hills viewpoint over Carlow Town. So, on a clear day, be sure to go up the Killeshin Hills. Where you’ll be treated to a spectacular view of Carlow town. It’s equally impressive by night. Moreover, this viewing point is situated just a few minutes drive from Carlow town […]

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