Carlow Culture

Carlow Culture

What’s on at VISUAL Centre for Contemporary Art (February – May 2022)

Last time I`ve been in VISUAL in June 2021. You can see it in this post: What’s on at VISUAL Centre for Contemporary Art (June – September 2021) I admit, it was so long time ago. So in April I popped up there to see what`s on. Currently you can see five exhibitions which are […]

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Carlow Attractions
Carlow Culture
Gardens
Spring`s events

Altamont Gardens – Snowdrop Month

This year Altamont Gardens is holding its 21st Snowdrop Month, runs from February 1st – 28th. Altamont Gardens in County Carlow has the largest public snowdrop collection in Ireland, boasting 150 named varieties of this flower. The snowdrop collection was started by Corona North, the former owner of Altamont Gardens, in the 1960s. She was […]

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Autumn`s events
Carlow Culture

Halloween at Delta Sensory Gardens

This Halloween I decided to visit Delta Sensory Gardens and see their decorations of the gardens for these special time of the year. Although the weather wasn`t good, I realy enjoyed my visit there. It was windy and rainy but it made the gardens look more spooky then in a sunny weather. Every of the […]

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Carlow Culture

What’s on at VISUAL Centre for Contemporary Art (June – September 2021)

Last time I`ve been in VISUAL in December 2021. You can see it in this post: What’s on at VISUAL Centre for Contemporary Art (December – February 2021) Then VISUAL was closed for 5 months because of lockdown. It has reopened his door for the public on Friday 4 June for Summer Season. So in […]

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Carlow Culture
Summer`s events

Carlow Fringe Arts Festival 2021

The Carlow Fringe Arts Festival is annual event that encompasses painting, photography, crafts, print, art and music, that takes place in Carlow Town. The Carlow Fringe Arts Festival 2021 started from the 4th to the 12th of June. The festival runs over ten days, full of exhibitions, live music, poetry and storytelling as well as […]

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Carlow Culture
Summer`s events

1st May International Workers’ Day Carlow 2021

International Workers’ Day in 2021 was on Saturday, the 1st of May. This year Carlow’s public buildings light up red this May Day to acknowledge the county’s workforce. Sites such as the Carlow Town Hall illuminated red on May 1st, which is traditionally known as workers day. (I found out about it form article in: […]

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Flowers
Photos
Spring`s events

Daffodil Day & Flowers of March

Every months I will take a photos of the flowers which I will find during my sightseeing in County Carlow and around Carlow. Flowers of February was Snowdrops and Crocuses. Flowers who represents March are Daffodils, sometimes called jonquils or narcissus, are the birth flowers for March. Because they bloom in early spring, they symbolize […]

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Carlow Culture
Spring`s events

St. Patrick’s Day Carlow 2021

This year the famous landmarks (St. Patrick’s Carlow College and VISUAL Centre for Contemporary Art & The George Bernard Shaw Theatre) in Carlow Town turned green for St. Patrick’s Day. For the second successive year Covid-19 and its related restrictions ruling out parades, festivals and even the smallest of gatherings. But all over the world, […]

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Carlow Culture
Spring`s events

Snowdrops Festival at Altamont Gardens

Office of Public Works (OPW), in associciacion with Carlow Garden Trail and Carlow Tourism has announced Snowdrops Festival at the beautiful Altamont Gardens during the month of February. There is no better time of year to catch this fabulous display of snowdrops in these beautiful tranquil gardens. A wonderful opportunity to view unique collection of […]

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Carlow Culture

What’s on at VISUAL Centre for Contemporary Art (December – February 2021)

Last time I`ve been in VISUAL in September 2020. You can see it in this post: What’s on at VISUAL Centre for Contemporary Art (July – October 2020) Now, since December 2020 at VISUAL begun new season. Inspired by the Main Gallery exhibition, The Soil Becomes Scandinavian, VISUAL beautiful light box building has been decorated […]

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Carlow Culture
Winter`s events

Magical Christmas lights at Delta Sensory Gardens

Christmas at Delta Sensory Gardens ranked as No 4 on the list of 25 things to do in Ireland this Christmas recently published by RTÉ. Delta Sensory Gardens are switching on the Christmas lights in the gardens from 5th until December 22th, with late opening until 7pm each night. There is no need to book […]

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Carlow Culture
Winter`s events

12 Pubs of (Christmas) Carlow Town

In Poland we have a tradition of serving twelve dishes at Christmas Eve. In Ireland, the number twelve is also associated with Christmas, but a bit different … Ireland is a land of whiskey and land of numerous pubs. Therefore there is a yearly tradition called “12 Pubs of Christmas.” 12 Pubs of Christmas has […]

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Carlow Culture
Winter`s events

Winter illuminating scenes at VISUAL

`Bringing some light to the dark winter months, the VISUAL building has transformed into a shadow theatre. Inspired by Main Gallery exhibition, The Soil Becomes Scandinavian, beautiful light box building has been decorated with winter wonderland scenes. Illuminating winter forest scenes of reindeer, trees and the magic of the Northern lights. This Christmas, visit VISUAL […]

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Carlow Culture
Winter`s events

Christmas Jumper Day

While many seasonal events have been canceled this year, Christmas Jumper Day 2020 is one that is thankfully still going ahead. Christmas Jumper Day is an annual fundraising campaign in Ireland and The UK organised by charity Save the Children. On a specific Friday in December, people are encouraged to make the world better with […]

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