Carlow County Museum

Carlow Attractions
Museums
Must visit place in Carlow

Visit in Carlow County Museum

I was delighted to visit Carlow County Museum after long lockdown. A lot of new fascinating objects since my last visit. It`s made me impres how displays are well set out: exhibitions and items in the Museum’s collection of over 5,000 artifacts. I highly recomended to visit, this is a wonderful museum which tells the […]

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Carlow Attractions
Churches

St. Osnadhs Church in Kellistown

One of many Anglican churches built in Ireland during the ” First fruits” act. Catholics were expected to pay tithes for funding their building. It’s caused much resentment as these building occur at the same time as Catholic emancipation and this tithe tax was unfair. The Catholics eventually refused to pay. Lots of these abandoned […]

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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
Convents
Museums
Top 10 of Carlow Town

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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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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Autumn`s events
Carlow Culture

Lucinda Sly Walking Tour

On Friday, November 2nd, I took part in a special event as part of Carlow Scarefest 2018 called “Lucinda Sly Walking Tour”. This was organised by Scarefest Carlow and Carlow County Museum. Lucinda Sly tour followed the journey of the last woman to be publicly hanged in Carlow town. The guide from Carlow County Museum […]

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