Carlow Attractions

Cafes, Pubs and Restaurant
Carlow Attractions

Barrow Brew

If you only will be on the area of Milford in County Carlow, you must try the coffee from Barrow Brew. It`s brilliant! Barrow Brew opened in the first week of March 2021 is a Mobile Coffee Box serving artisan coffee, tea, herbal teas, hot chocolates and daily treats. It`s a local owned business (run […]

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Castles

Clogrennane Castle

On the way to Clogrennan Wood you will see this beautiful arch lovely setting beside the River Barrow – this is Clogrennane Castle. Located about two miles distant from Carlow town. And this is one of the National Monument of Ireland in County Carlow. Clogrennane Castle was built by sometime in the 15th century in […]

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Parks and Forests

Clogrennane Wood

Clogrennan Wood is a marvellous County Carlow woodland, one of the popular place listed under National Park in Carlow. It is an old woodland and has had forestry since the 1800’s. The predominant tree species include Beech, Spruce, Larch and Oak with vegetation consistent with that of an old woodland. Depending on the season, you`ll […]

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Carlow Attractions

Clonmelsh Graveyard – Burial Place of Walt Disney’s Ancestors

I recently discovered a real hidden treasure in County Carlow. It is an old graveyard in Clonmelsh near Tinryland in Co. Carlow. Clonmelsh Graveyard is a burial place of Walt Disney`s Ancestors as well as to the famous Butler family of Kilkenny Castle. Located only 8 km from Carlow Town and not far from Milford. […]

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Photos

Carlow Lonely Tree

Carlow Lonely Tree is one of the most photographed tree in Carlow County. It is probably the second most Famous Tree in Co. Carlow after The Liberty Tree (located in the centre of the Carlow Town). This Famous Tree is called Carlow Lonely Tree because it stands alone among farmland, the only one and around […]

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Carlow Attractions
Shopping

Fairgreen Shopping Centre

Fairgreen Shopping Centre commenced trading in October 2003 at a cost of €50 million. It is the largest and most modern shopping centre in Carlow County. It includes over 40 shops as well as restaurants, bars and a cinema. With a fantastic range of shops, food outlets and a state of the art IMC cinema, […]

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Parks and Forests

Oak Park Forest Park in Spring

Amazing place for all nature lovers. Oak Park Forest Park is a great place to visit all year round and especially in Spring. I visited Oak Park Forest Park again, this time in Spring. On March when it was much hotter and more green compared to my last visit on January. This time I wanted […]

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County Kildare

The Barrow Way (Carlow – Athy)

The Barrow Way is a long-distance walking trail in Ireland. It follows the original towpath of the River Barrow and it is considered one of the most scenic and picturises inland waterways. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, and running. It is 113 kilometres (70 miles) long and begins in Robertstown, County Kildare […]

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Carlow Attractions

11 Must visit places in County Carlow

Carlow is a beautiful county, it has amazing gardens, unique historical castles, picturesque heritage villages, stunning natural sites, the heaviest in Europe dolmen and the largest exhibition space for contemporary visual art. Today is the seventh anniversary of my blog and as a summary I would like to remind you about the places in County […]

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Carlow Attractions

River Cottage (Graiguecullen Carlow)

This lovely River Cottage is located at Sleaty Road, 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 everyday on my way to work. This River Cottage is decorated by plaques commemorate Irish Republican Army North and South soldiers: […]

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Cafes, Pubs and Restaurant
Carlow Attractions

Teach Dolmain

In December I published a post about 12 Pubs of (Christmas) Carlow Town and 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. It has an excellent reviews. Teach Dolmain […]

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Must visit place in Carlow
Parks and Forests

Oak Park Forest Park

Having such a beautiful public woodland so close to the town centre is a pleasure. Oak Park Forest Park is a stunning natural site just outside Carlow town. It is a very popular destination for walking and educational visits. Oak Park Forest Park is located in Oak Park estate 3 kilometres north of the town […]

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Parks and Forests

Oak Park Triumphal Arch

The entrance gate forms the boundary between the public and the private space or property. Landlords used the language of architecture to convey their notion of power and prestige. There are some elaborate examples of this practice to be found in County Carlow. The Triumphal Arch was a monumental structure with one or more arched […]

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Must visit place in Carlow

Milford Mills

A lovely place just outside Carlow Town – Milford Mills is well worth a visit. Milford Mills is an 18th-century watermill which sits on the banks of the River Barrow at Milford, County Carlow. Originally built as a flour mill and malting house, it was later employed as a hydroelectric power station. The first mill […]

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