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St Leo’s Convent of Mercy

`A leisurely stroll through the streets of Carlow Town reveals a rich ecclesiastical history. This stretches all the way back to the sixth century when St. Croine Bheag, a female recluse, was associated with the area now known as Templecroney near the Haymarket. Tradition holds that it was she who advised St. Columbanus (St. Laserian’s […]

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Carlow County Museum

Counties Museums covers 13 objects throughout Ireland, their role is to collect, store, document and present the historical and cultural heritage of individual counties. Carlow County Museum is the newest County Museum in Ireland, opened in 2012. It is located in a former monastery in the very centre of Carlow Town. This museum was designated […]

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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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