Top 10 of Carlow Town

Top 10 Attractions of Carlow Town

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Top 10 of Carlow Town

Carlow Town Hall

For over one hundred and twenty years the Town Hall continues to be at the centre of local gouverment administration in Carlow. Carlow Town Hall was constructed according to the plans of the architect William Hague, Dublin. In March 1886 Carlow Town Commissioners officialy oppened newly construed Town Hall. During 2005–2006 Carlow Town Council refurbished […]

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Shopping
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Carlow Shopping Centre

A perfect example of a mix of history and modernity. Carlow Shopping Centre was established on the site of the former “The Old Carlow Gaol” (1700s.) – the Old Jail in Carlow town. The entrance, which now leads to the Carlow Shopping Centre was originally the main gate of the Old Jail. The jail was […]

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Convents
Museums
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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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VISUAL Centre for Contemporary Art

VISUAL Centre for Contemporary Art & The George Bernard Shaw Theatre is the largest exhibition space for contemporary visual art in County Carlow. It covers an area of 3130 m². There are four main galleries, theatre, restaurant, bar, bookstore and workshop rooms. The centre is located in the heart of Carlow, next to Carlow College […]

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Parks and Forests
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Carlow Town Park

The most popular city park in Carlow is Carlow Town Park covers over twelve hectares of open space on the banks of the River Barrow. The location of the park in this place contributed to the development and regeneration of this part of the city, and in particular allowed to discover the advantages of the […]

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Carlow Courthouse

Carlow Courthouse is a judicial facility in Dublin Road in Carlow Town. We will translate the word Courthouse (sometimes spelled court house) as a building that is home to the local court and often the county board. The term commonly used in English-speaking countries, synonymous with the term “Palace of Justice” or “Palais de Justice”. […]

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St. Patrick’s Carlow College

Carlow College known locally as St. Patrick’s College, is Ireland’s second oldest university-level institution. Founded in 1782, it has a distinguished history as a college of teaching and research in the Humanities. The college is located in the heart of Carlow on College Street – in the park of the eighteenth century, on the one […]

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Churches
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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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The Liberty Tree

The Liberty Tree in Carlow is an impressive fountain off Hanover Street in the town centre. The Liberty Tree is a commemorative sculpture which was commissioned by Carlow Local Aurthorities to mark the Bicentenary of the 1798 Rebellion. The sculpture is the work of Dublin born and internationally renowned sculptor John Behan who had worked […]

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Castles
National Monument
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Carlow Castle

One of the most valuable monuments in Carlow are the ruins of a medieval fortified castle. Carlow Castle is located on the banks of the River Barrow. And there is a first monument which I have visited in Carlow Town and have taken my first photos. So I can said here started the idea of […]

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