Month: March 2022

Cafes, Pubs and Restaurant
Carlow Attractions

Teach Dolmain

In December I published a post about 12 Pubs of (Christmas) Carlow Town. 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. What’s more, it has excellent reviews. Important Teach […]

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5km from Carlow Town
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 center is a pleasure. Oak Park Forest Park is a stunning natural site just outside Carlow town. So it is a very popular destination for walking and educational visits. The Park is located in Oak Park estate. It is 3 kilometers north of the […]

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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

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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Carlow Culture

VISUAL Centre for Contemporary Art (February – May 2022)

The last time I`ve been to the VISUAL Centre for Contemporary Art was in June 2021. You can see it in this post: VISUAL Centre for Contemporary Art (June – September 2021) I admit, it was so long time ago. So in April, I popped up there to see what was on. Currently, you can […]

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