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Holy Family Church Askea

Askea Holy Family Parish Church is Roman Catholic church from 1976, located at Browneshill road in Carlow town. This church has interesting and unique architectural style. It is oval in shape. The image, which inspired its design, is the Old Testament moving Tent, which contained the Ark of the Covenant during the period after the […]

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St. Osnadhs Church in Kellistown

One of many Anglican churches built in Ireland during the ” First fruits” act. Catholics were expected to pay tithes for funding their building. It’s caused much resentment as these building occur at the same time as Catholic emancipation and this tithe tax was unfair. The Catholics eventually refused to pay. Lots of these abandoned […]

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St. Mary`s Church of Ireland

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. Marys Church of Ireland is in a place that has been of great religious significance for centuries. In […]

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St. Clare`s Church & Poor Clare Monastery

The Church of Saint Clare (Graiguecullen), a pearl of Gothic architecture, is the former Church of Saint Anna at Athy Road in Carlow Town. History of St. Clare`s Church: St. Clare’s Church was originally built in 1852 as Saint Annes Church of Ireland church. It was erected by Member of Parliament of Carlow, Colonel Henry […]

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Carlow Cathedral of the Assumption

Being in Carlow worth taking a moment and see the Cathedral of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary (called Cathedral of the Assumption) – this is a Roman Catholic cathedral, the main temple of the Diocese of Kildare and Leighlin located in Carlow. The Cathedral is built in neo-Gothic style. It is known particularly for its beautiful […]

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