Month: March 2023

Around Carlow
County Wexford

The Coal Bunker Bar, Co. Wexford

After visiting Johnstown Castle, we were looking for a nice place for dinner and found this wonderful pub called The Coal Bunker Bar. The Coal Bunker Bar is a family-run restaurant in Ballykelly, Drinagh in County Wexford. From the outside, it looks very ordinary but it is a good honest local bar and restaurant with […]

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County Wexford

Johnstown Castle, Co. Wexford

Another truly magnificent castle I have been visiting in April was a Gothic Revival Johnstown Castle located in County Wexford. Johnstown Castle is located on the Johnstown Castle Estate, a 150 acres (61 ha) estate. Located off the road between Murntown and Rathaspeck, 5.5 km southwest of Wexford town. Johnstown Castle Estate, Museum & Gardens […]

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County Wexford

Doll’s House – Rathaspeck Manor, Co. Wexford

I noticed this colorful and very unusual building from afar. Therefore, I had to stop and take a picture of it. Then I googled it and find out its name is The Doll’s House. The Doll’s House is a colorfully-painted gate lodge that is located at the entrance of Rathaspeck Manor in County Wexford. The […]

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County Wexford

St. Aidan’s Cathedral, Co. Wexford

Delightful and recently restored St. Aidan’s Cathedral is definitely worth visiting if you are in Enniscorthy town, County Wexford. It is one of the most magnificent neo-Gothic cathedrals in Ireland. Designed by one of the greatest English architects of the 19th century, Augustus Welby Northmore Pugin. He designed some of the most iconic and popular […]

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County Wexford

Enniscorthy Town, Co. Wexford

Waiting for the opening of the Enniscorthy Castle I decided to walk through the Enniscorthy town. And visit St Aidan’s Cathedral. Enniscorthy is the second-largest town in County Wexford. Located on the picturesque River Slaney and in close proximity to the Blackstairs Mountains and Ireland’s longest beach, Curracloe. The town is overlooked by a majestic […]

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County Wexford

Enniscorthy Castle, Co. Wexford

On a rainy April Sunday, I visited Enniscorthy Castle in a historic Enniscorthy town in County Wexford. Situated in the center of Enniscorthy town, Enniscorthy Castle is among the oldest and best preserved of Ireland’s castles. It is also one of the few Irish castles to offer self-tours inside the castle. And contains many interesting […]

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