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St Mullin’s Monastic site

St Mullin`s is one of the country’s most significant archaeological sites, standing in importance with Glendalough and Clonmacnoise, which attracts many historians, archaeologists and general visitors to County Carlow and the River Barrow area. The village of St Mullin`s is named after Saint Moling (or Mo Ling, 614–697), who founded a monastery there in the […]

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Dunleckney Parish Chuchyard

I recently discovered beautiful old churchyard called Dunleckney Parish Chuchyard. Dunleckney – Dun Leicne – Fort of the Flagstones – also known as – Fort of the Hillside. A parish in the barony of Idrone East, County Carlow. This place which is situated near the river Barrow, was anciently the seat of the Kavanaghs, Kings […]

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Graveyards

Barrow Track Cemetery (The Old Graves)

There is a forgotten graveyard on the edge of town of Carlow. It`s called Barrow Track Cemetery and appears to be tumbling into the river Barrow. The graves are very visible from the Barrow track. Known also as The Old Graves is the burial place of hundreds of Carlovians and is steeped in history. This […]

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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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5km from Carlow Town
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Croppies Grave

Croppies Grave is a Monument of great historical importance. It is the last resting place of over 640 United Irishmen who died on 25th May 1798 during the struggle for Irish independence with England at the Battle of Carlow. The name Croppy (sometimes spelled Croppie) was used to describe Irish rebels (young, with their hair […]

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