Year: 2022

Around Carlow
County Kildare

Kildare Village, Co. Kildare

Another shopper’s paradise in County Kildare is the amazing Kildare Village. Kildare Village is Ireland’s only luxury outlet shopping destination. It is one of 11 luxury shopping destinations in The Bicester Village Shopping Collection. The 11 Villages are located close to some of the most important cities in Western Europe and China. They are in […]

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County Kildare

Museum Of Style Icons (M.O.S.I.), Co. Kildare

Named one of Ireland’s top five free visitor attractions by Failte Ireland is the Museum of Style Icons (M.O.S.I.). Located in Newbridge Silverware Visitor Centre, in County Kildare. It is one of the most unique collections of fashion and cinema memorabilia in the world. Museum of Style Icons hosts numerous collections and artifacts relating to […]

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County Kildare

Newbridge Silverware Visitor Centre, Co. Kildare

Newbridge is best known for Newbridge Silverware, and The Newbridge Silverware Visitor Centre is highly recommended on the tourist trail of Ireland’s Ancient East. Newbridge is a contemporary shopper’s paradise, especially for buying clothing. It houses Whitewater Shopping Centre ( the largest regional shopping center in Ireland) and shops such as Penneys and TK Maxx. […]

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County Kildare

Whitewater Shopping Centre, Co. Kildare

Time for a shopping trip and the first place I have been visited was Whitewater Shopping Centre. Opened in April 2006, Whitewater Shopping Centre is 30,000 sq.m of retail & leisure and is Ireland’s largest regional retail destination. Its footfall is in excess of 5 Million visitors per annum. Located on Newbridge Main Street in […]

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Carlow Attractions
Gardens
Historic Houses

Duckett’s Grove and Walled Gardens

I already visited Duckett’s Grove a couple of times and have always been delighted. It is such an amazing place for photography. This time I have been there in August. Especially to see the Walled Gardens because I love to take photos of flowers. Duckett’s Grove is the most unique and magical Historic House in […]

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Carlow Attractions

The Nine Stones Viewing Point

At the top of Mount Leinster, there is a place called The Nine Stones Viewing Point. And it is one of the most scenic spots on County Carlow’s Mount Leinster. The Nine Stones Viewing Point provides an unrivaled vista of the rich and colorful Carlow countryside. Spread out like a tapestry before you. Eight counties […]

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Carlow Attractions
Must visit place in Carlow

Mount Leinster

Mount Leinster is a beautiful Mountain with a transmission tower at the summit. And a popular point for hang gliding, paragliding, biking, and hiking. And is one of the must-visit tourist attractions in County Carlow. Mount Leinster (Irish: Stua Laighean) is the highest point of the granite-cored Blackstairs Mountains. Located on the border between Carlow […]

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County Wexford

Curracloe Beach, Co. Wexford

It is not surprising that Curracloe Beach in County Wexford wins ‘Ireland’s Best Beach’ for the 2022 Reader Travel Awards. No.1 from Irish beaches, the most beautiful, the cleanest, Blue Flag, an amazing beach with a stunning forest trail beside it, is Curracloe. I fell in love with this beach from my first visit in […]

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County Kilkenny

St Mary’s Cathedral, Co. Kilkenny

St Mary’s Cathedral Kilkenny is one of the best-preserved Gothic cathedrals in Ireland. While visiting Kilkenny you can’t notice this massive church from a distance. St Mary’s is the cathedral church of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Ossory, situated on James’s Street in Kilkenny City. Moreover, the 13th-century St Mary’s church and graveyard in Kilkenny […]

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County Kilkenny

Kilkenny Castle, Co. Kilkenny

The biggest attraction for visitors in Kilkenny City is Kilkenny Castle. Situated on the banks of the River Nore, at the center of County Kilkenny. Kilkenny Castle is the most beautiful castle I`ve seen in Ireland so far. After visiting Castlecomer Discovery Park I decided to drive to Kilkenny, which is only 20 km far. […]

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County Kilkenny

Castlecomer Discovery Park, Co. Kilkenny

This is a place that I always wanted to visit. Castlecomer Discovery Park in County Kilkenny is ‘Ireland’s Best Activity Provider` for the 2022 Reader Travel Awards. It is visited by 120000 + visitors per year. Open all year round Castlecomer Discovery Park is located immediately outside the town of Castlecomer on the Dublin side […]

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County Wexford

Kings Bay Inn at Arthurstown, Co. Wexford

Kings Bay is a bay in County Wexford, situated nearby to Arthurstown and Fair Green. Arthurstown (Irish: Colmán) is a small village in the townland of Coleman in the southwest of County Wexford. Located along the R733 regional road on the eastern shore of the Waterford Harbour estuary. There The Three Sisters (River Barrow, River […]

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County Wexford

Duncannon, Co. Wexford

From Hook Lighthouse I traveled to visit Duncannon. One of the most unique seaside villages situated on scenic Ring of Hook drives in the southwest of County Wexford. Bordered to the west by Waterford harbor and sitting on a rocky headland jutting into the channel is the strategically prominent Duncannon Fort which dominates the village. […]

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County Wexford

Hook Lighthouse, Co. Wexford

The next destination of my day trip was the astonishing medieval Hook Lighthouse. One of the greatest visitor attractions in Ireland’s Ancient East. The Hook Lighthouse (Irish: Teach Solais Rinn Duáin) also known as Hook Head Lighthouse is situated on Hook Head at the tip of the Hook Peninsula in County Wexford. The existing tower […]

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County Wexford

Loftus Hall, Co. Wexford

Loftus Hall is reported to be one of the most haunted houses in Ireland. Besides, situated on the Hook Peninsula in County Wexford this mansion is on the site of the original castle – Redmond Hall. Built there in 1350 during the Black Death pandemic. Therefore, on the way from Tintern Abbey to Hook Lighthouse, […]

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