What Churches can you visit in County Carlow?
Check out all the Churches I’ve been visiting in County Carlow.
In the village of Myshall, about 30 minutes from Carlow Town, there is a beautiful Adelaide Memorial Church. I always wanted to visit this church which is one of the hidden gems of County Carlow. Considered one of the most important architectural treasures, not only in County Carlow but in the whole of Ireland. The […]Read More
Saint Laserian`s Cathedral is considered one of the jewels of late medieval architecture in Ireland. The cathedral is housed in a medieval monastery in the picturesque village of Old Leighlin, County Carlow. Approximately 12 km south of Carlow town. What`s more, the Cathedral is one of Ireland’s most important, yet understated, ecclesiastical sites. It is […]Read More
St Mullin’s Monastic site is one of the most significant archaeological sites, standing in importance with Glendalough and Clonmacnoise. So, it attracts many historians, archaeologists, and general visitors to County Carlow and the River Barrow area. So, the village of St Mullin`s is named after Saint Moling (or Mo Ling, 614–697), who founded a monastery […]Read More
St Andrew’s Church in Bagenalstown is a Roman Catholic Church. Located in Muine Bheag also known as Bagenalstown. Muine Bheag is a Parish in the Diocese of Kildare and Leighlin. Bagenalstown Parish is situated in the beautiful Barrow Valley in the County of Carlow. So, in 1817 The Church in Dunleckney was closed and St […]Read More
Stone modest building of Carlow Methodist Church in the town of Carlow is located at Athy Road, just behind the Carlow Courthouse. Moreover, Carlow Methodists have continued to worship in this church for more than 100 years. On April 15th, 1998 they celebrated their centenary. From the time of the arrival of Methodism in Carlow […]Read More
The early 19th-century Scots Church in Carlow town is the county’s largest Presbyterian church. It is located at Athy Road in Carlow town. And just opposite there is a Carlow Methodist Church. As a matter of fact, Scots Churches are very rare, only 4 known to be in existence in Ireland (two in Dublin, one […]Read More
Cloydagh Church is a “Church of Ireland” church covering a small area around Clogrennan, Co. Carlow. Also known as the Church of Saint John the Evangelist, Saint Johns Church of Ireland. Built at the expense of the late Board of First Fruits in 1803 and then reconstructed around 1870. What`s more, it is one of […]Read More
Askea Holy Family Parish Church is a Roman Catholic church from 1976. And it is located at Browneshill road in Carlow town. The church it’s called locally as the upside-down boat. Because it has an interesting and unique architectural style. It is oval in shape. What’s more the image, which inspired its design, is the […]Read More
St. Osnadh`s Church in Kellistown is a ruined nineteenth-century Church of Ireland church with remains of the medieval church behind. Situated on an elevated site overlooking the rich rural countryside, this ruinous First Fruits church dates from 1810. It has an austere simplicity and comprises a three-bay nave with lime-rendered walls and pointed windows. Furthermore, […]Read More
Carlow was an important town in the Middle Ages. And his parish church stood then in the place currently occupied by St. Mary`s Church of Ireland. Also called the parish church of the Virgin Mary. Therefore St. Mary`s Church of Ireland is in a place that has been of great religious significance for centuries. In […]Read More
St. Clare’s Church at Graiguecullen is a pearl of Gothic architecture. And it is the former Church of Saint Anna at Athy Road in Carlow Town. History of St. Clare`s Church: St. Clare’s Church was initially built in 1852 as Saint Annes Church of Ireland church. And then, it was erected by the Member of […]Read More
Being in Carlow Town is worth taking a moment and seeing the Cathedral of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary. Also, called Carlow Cathedral of the Assumption. This is a Roman Catholic cathedral, the main temple of the Diocese of Kildare and Leighlin located in Carlow. What`s more, this Cathedral is built in a neo-Gothic style. […]Read More