Barrow Way

Carlow Attractions
Must visit place in Carlow
Towns and Village

St Mullins

St Mullins is a scenic and charming Barrow-side village with an impressive ecclesiastical history. And it was always top of my list of Must visit places in County Carlow. The village of St Mullins (Irish: Tigh Moling, formerly anglicized as Timoling or Tymoling – “Homestead of Moling”) is beautifully situated on the eastern bank of […]

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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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