Gothic architecture

Jerpoint Abbey, Co. Kilkenny
Around Carlow
County Kilkenny
National Monument

Jerpoint Abbey, Co. Kilkenny

Ireland is dotted with several impressive ruined Cistercians abbeys like Duiske Abbey, Dunbrody Abbey, Tintern Abbey or Baltinglass Abbey. And Jerpoint Abbey is one of the most intact and most complete Irish Cistercian monasteries with remarkable stone carvings. Jerpoint Abbey is located close to the river Nore, 2.5km from the medieval town of Thomastown in […]

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Duckett’s Grove
Carlow Attractions
Historic Houses
Must visit place in Carlow

Duckett’s Grove

One of the greatest attraction in County Carlow is Duckett`s Grove. I highly recommend visiting this amazing place. It makes a great impression. Also this is the most photogenic place in entire of County Carlow. Duckett’s Grove is the ruins of the house of the Duckett family. It was built in the 18th, 19th and […]

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Carlow Attractions
Churches
Convents

St. Clare`s Church & Poor Clare Monastery

The Church of Saint Clare (Graiguecullen), a pearl of Gothic architecture, is the former Church of Saint Anna at Athy Road in Carlow Town. History of St. Clare`s Church: St. Clare’s Church was originally built in 1852 as Saint Annes Church of Ireland church. It was erected by Member of Parliament of Carlow, Colonel Henry […]

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