Huntington Castle

10 Castles in County Carlow
Carlow Attractions
Castles

10 Castles in County Carlow

So far I visited 10 Castles in County Carlow. County Carlow’s historical attractions are many. Including a number of fine castles, from medieval ruins and the National Monuments of Ireland to a fully preserved castle open to the public, and also, the castle which is now a private house. Writers over the years have claimed […]

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Must-visit places in County Carlow

Today is the seventh anniversary of my blog and as a summary, I would like to remind you about the places in County Carlow which are, in my opinion, the must-visit places. These are places that I already described on the blog. Carlow is a beautiful county, it has amazing gardens, unique historical castles, picturesque […]

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Castles

The Temple of the Goddess Isis

Huntington Castle in Clonegal village is the seat of the international organization “The Fellowship of Isis”. FOI (Team of Isis) has 21,000 members in many countries. The team of Isis was founded by Olivia Robertson – a descendant of the family and the owner of the castle. FOI’s task is to promote knowledge about the […]

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Carlow Attractions
Castles
Must visit place in Carlow

Huntington Castle

Huntington Castle is also known as Clonegal Castle. From the name of Clonegal village in County Carlow. First, the ancient seat of the Esmonde family is today one of Ireland’s historical treasures. Voted one of Ireland’s top 20 Hidden Gems by The Guardian. It is situated on the road between Dublin and Wexford. The castle […]

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Must visit place in Carlow
Towns and Village

Clonegal

Clonegal (irl. Cluain na nGall) is the one of must-visit places in County Carlow. It is a picturesque village in the southeastern part of Carlow County, 22 km from Carlow town. The name Clonegal comes from the Irish Cluain na nGall meaning “Meadow of the Foreigner”. Furthermore, the village is located in the valley between […]

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Top 10 haunted places in County Carlow
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Carlow Culture

Top 10 Haunted Places in County Carlow

Based on the book “Haunted Carlow” I have prepared a list of Top 10 Haunted Places in County Carlow. Almost every town and village in Ireland has its ghost stories. There are places where you can feel the thrill of emotions. And with a bit of luck and … belief in paranormal phenomena meet ghosts. […]

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Cafes, Pubs and Restaurant
Carlow Attractions

The Forge Restaurant

Less than 1 kilometer from the majestic Altamont Gardens was located The Forge Restaurant. Between the villages of Ballon and Bunclody on the N80 Dublin-Wexford road. It was an ideal stopover for tourists. I wrote “it was” because The Forge Restaurant closed its doors on 4th September 2018 as its owner Mary Jordan had retired […]

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