County Carlow Museum

Carlow Attractions

Carlow Sugar Factory

The story of Carlow’s sugar factory begins in 1925. Carlow was selected as the best county for the sugar factory, because it is situated in a rich tillage area and sugar beet was a crop well suited to the local growing conditions. Carlow had good rail and waterway connections, so its produce could be conveniently […]

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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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