Barrow River

5km from Carlow Town
Around Carlow
County Laois

Clogrennan Lock, Co. Laois

Another very picturesque place on The Barrow Way is Clogrennan Lock (known locally as Lanigan’s Lock) in County Laois. It is a beautiful spot to go for a walk, very close to Carlow Town (3,8 km), and offered beautiful views. The location on the banks of the River Barrow makes it a common fishing spot. […]

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Around Carlow
County Kildare

Levitstown Mill, Co. Kildare

On my trip through The Barrow Way, I came across this picturesque old barley mill near Athy, Co Kildare. Called Levitstown Mill and it is a fine and imposing stone building of the early nineteenth century that forms an imposing landmark in the locality. The building, although now disused, is of considerable social and historic […]

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Around Carlow
Carlow Attractions
County Kildare

The Barrow Way (Carlow – Athy)

The Barrow Way is a long-distance walking trail in Ireland. It follows the original towpath of the River Barrow. Therefore it is considered one of the most scenic and picturized inland waterways. Also, the trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, and running. It is 113 kilometers (70 miles) long and begins in Robertstown, County […]

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Carlow Attractions
Must visit place in Carlow
Towns and Village

Leighlinbridge

Leighlinbridge is a charming heritage village located on the River Barrow in County Carlow. And only six miles from Carlow town. The Irish name for Leighlinbridge is Leithghlinn a Droichid and it means “half-glen or grey glen of the bridge”. Therefore the focal point of Leighlinbridge is its 14th-century Valerian Bridge across the River Barrow, […]

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Carlow Attractions

River Burren

The third largest river after River Slaney and River Barrow which flows through the County of Carlow is River Burren. The length of the River Burren is 39 kilometers (24 miles). It flows through the center of the County of Carlow. So, it rises in the townlands of Raheenleigh, and Coolasnaghta, in the parish of […]

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Carlow Attractions

River Barrow

After a long break ( 1 year and 2 months), I decided to back to posting on my blog. I started this blog during the second month of my time in Ireland on the 18th of March 2014. I came to Ireland on the 10th of February 2014. The first place where I took photos […]

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Carlow Culture
Summer`s events

Carlow Regatta 2019

Carlow Regatta 2019 took place 1st and 2nd of June. The weather was good: 13-17 degrees, cloudy but not raining. The competition took place on the Barrow River, the second-longest river in Ireland. The main organizer is the rowing club Carlow Rowing Club, which was established in 1859. And is one of the oldest sports […]

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