Carlow Town

Carlow Attractions
Churches

Carlow Methodist Church

Stone modest building of Methodist Church in the town of Carlow is located at Athy Road, just behind the Carlow Courthouse. Carlow Methodists have continued to worship in this church for more 100 years, and on April 15th 1998 they celebrated their centenary. From the time of the arrival of Methodism in Carlow the Methodist […]

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Carlow Attractions
Churches

Carlow Presbyterian Church (Scots’ Church)

The early 19th-century Scots Church in Carlow town is the county’s largest Presbyterian church. It is located at Athy Road in Carlow town. And just opposite there is a Carlow Methodist Church. Scots Churches are very rare, only 4 known to be in existence in Ireland (two in Dublin, one in Cobh, one in Carlow). […]

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Carlow Attractions
Gardens

The Barrack Street Biodiversity Garden

In the centre of Carlow Town at Barrack Street there is a very interesting project, it`s called Biodiversity Garden. On information board there is an inspiring quote form Sir David Attenborough: “An understanding of the natural world is a source of not only great curiosity, but great fulfilment.” Carlow Town Development Forum (Green Group) have […]

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Flowers
Photos

Carlow Town in bloom

In April, we have a great, vivid selection of blooms flowers in every colors including Anemones, Azaleas, Camelia, Daffodil, Fritillaria, Forget-Me-Nots, Gelder Rose, Hyacinths, Iris, Lilac, Muscari, Narcissi, Tulips and many more. I went for photowalks and took photos of the main attractions in Carlow Town from the perspective of flowers. Carlow County Council done […]

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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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Carlow Culture
Winter`s events

12 Pubs of (Christmas) Carlow Town

In Poland we have a tradition of serving twelve dishes at Christmas Eve. In Ireland, the number twelve is also associated with Christmas, but a bit different … Ireland is a land of whiskey and land of numerous pubs. Therefore there is a yearly tradition called “12 Pubs of Christmas.” 12 Pubs of Christmas has […]

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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 Culture
Winter`s events

Christmas Lights 2020 in Carlow Town

Every year I took a part in the ceremony of Christmas Lights switch on at Carlow town. It was my favourite Winter’s Event. Especially I liked Éist Candlelight Walk of Hope. The Éist Cancer Support Centre Carlow annual Candlelight Walk of Hope 2020, was go virtual this year and was take place on Saturday 21st […]

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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
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

Snow in March at Carlow Town

Snow in Carlow, Ireland is a very rare phenomenon ❄?☃??? In 2018 snowing once day after St. Patrick’s Day. In 2019 snowing also in March (3th of March). Below my photos from snowed Carlow Town from 16th March 2018.

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