Month: December 2022

Around Carlow
County Waterford

Kilmurrin Cove, Co. Waterford

Nordwest of Dunabrattin Head, close to Boat Strand is situated Kilmurrin Cove. This is a beautiful small sheltered cove and beautiful beach, very secluded. Definitely worth a stop here whilst driving The Copper Coast. Kilmurrin Cove is about a 30-minute drive from Waterford city and is on The Copper Coast drive. Situated in a dip […]

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Around Carlow
County Waterford

Dunabrattin Head, Co. Waterford

From Tramore, I traveled to Dunabrattin Head on The Copper Coast which stretches for 25 km between Tramore and Dungarvan in County Waterford. The Copper Coast is now a UNESCO Global Geopark that gets its name from the 19th Century copper mines at its heart. It comprises some 25 kilometers of spectacular coastline consisting of […]

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Around Carlow
County Waterford

Tramore, Co. Waterford

The next place I visited during my holiday in July was Tramore, a seaside town in County Waterford, on the southeast coast of Ireland. Tramore (Irish: Trá Mhór, meaning ‘Big beach‘) is a very popular destination. “Everybody” was in Tramore, so I always wanted to go there. With humble origins as a small fishing village, […]

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Around Carlow
County Wexford

Curracloe Beach, Co. Wexford

Curracloe Beach has been named Ireland’s best beach by readers of the Sunday Independent. On my holiday in July, I traveled to scenic County Wexford, on the southeast coast which is Ireland`s sunniest region. The first place I visited was the delightful village of Curracloe (Irish: Currach Cló, meaning “marsh of the impression”). Moreover, the […]

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Carlow Attractions
Must visit place in Carlow
Towns and Village

St Mullins

St Mullins is a scenic and charming Barrow-side village with an impressive ecclesiastical history. And it was always top of my list of Must visit places in County Carlow. The village of St Mullins (Irish: Tigh Moling, formerly anglicized as Timoling or Tymoling – “Homestead of Moling”) is beautifully situated on the eastern bank of […]

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Cafes, Pubs and Restaurant
Carlow Attractions

Mullichain Cafe in St Mullins

Beautifully situated on the banks of the river Barrow in St Mullins in County Carlow. The Mullichain Cafe is a unique and charming dining out by the river. The Mullichain Cafe is a tastefully restored 18th-century canal storehouse, that was used to store grain and all kinds of goods that were transported on the canal […]

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