Carlow Castle

10 Castles in County Carlow
Carlow Attractions
Castles

10 Castles in County Carlow

County Carlow’s historic attractions are many, include a number of fine castles from medieval ruins, National Monuments of Ireland to a fully preserved castle open to the public and castle beeing now a private house. So far I visited 10 Castles in County Carlow. Writers over the years have claimed that there were over 150 castles […]

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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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Photos

Evening photo walk through the Carlow Town

Late Afternoon and evening is a good time of the day to photo walk. Especially in Winter when Christmas Lights switch on and Carlow town looks magical. I enjoy to walk through its main streets. And to see attractions like Liberty Tree, Wellington Bridge, Town Hall and Carlow Castle in the evening scenery. Below photos […]

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Carlow Attractions
Towns and Village

Top 10 Attractions of Carlow Town

Carlow (irish Ceatharlach) is the county town of County Carlow, in the south-east of Ireland, 84 km from Dublin. The M9 motorway means Carlow is about an hour’s drive from Dublin. From where comes name of Carlow? The name is an anglicisation of the Irish Ceatharlach. Historically, it was anglicised as Caherlagh, Caterlagh and Catherlagh, […]

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Carlow Attractions
Parks and Forests
Top 10 of Carlow Town

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 Castle, Co. Carlow
Carlow Attractions
Castles
National Monument
Top 10 of Carlow Town

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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Photos

Photo walk through the streets of Carlow

Photo walk through the streets of Carlow on sunny Sunday, 26th of May 2019. Dublin Street, Tullow Street, Tully`s Bar, view from Burrin Bridge for Carlow Castle, Art street, St Mary Church of Ireland, bughotel, Scraggs Alley Pub, The Tullow Gate Wetherspoon.

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Autumn`s events
Carlow Culture

Carlow Town Walking Tour, Mensana Fest 2018

Saturday October 13th, as part of the Mensana Festival, took place a 2-hour walking tour of Carlow Town. That was a Historical Trail around Carlow Town for Mensana Fest, Carlow’s Mental Health Festival. This is the 10th year of Mensana organised by Carlow Mental Health Association (CMHA). This annual festival promotes positive mental health. Getting […]

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