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), offered bautifull views. Location on the banks of the River Barrow makes it a common fishing spot. In particular, […]

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Around Carlow
County Kildare

Levitstown Mill, Co. Kildare

On my trip through The Barrow Way I came across to this picturesque old barley mill near Athy, Co Kildare. It is 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 […]

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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 and it is considered one of the most scenic and picturises inland waterways. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, and running. It is 113 kilometres (70 miles) long and begins in Robertstown, County Kildare […]

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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, only six miles from Carlow town. The Irish name for Leighlinbridge is Leithghlinn an Droichid and it meaning “half-glen or grey glen of the bridge”. The focal point of Leighlinbridge is its 14th century Valerian Bridge across the River Barrow, built […]

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Carlow Attractions

River Burren

Third largest river after River Slaney and River Barrow which flows through the County of Carlow is River Burren. Length of the river Burren is 39 kilometres (24 miles). The River Burren flows through the Carlow town. Burren River has its source located on the north face of Mount Leinster. Then it flows northward under […]

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Carlow Attractions

River Barrow

After a long (9 months) break I want 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. So March is a perfect to started again. And a first place where I took photos 6 years ago was River […]

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Carlow Culture
Summer`s events

Carlow Regatta 2019

The June Bank Holiday weekend every year took place Carlow Regatta. This year celebrating Carlow rowing for 160 years. Carlow Regatta took place 1st and 2nd June 2019. 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 […]

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