River Barrow

Around Carlow
County Kilkenny

Second visit in Graiguenamanagh, Co. Kilkenny

I was delighted to visit picturesque town of Graiguenamanagh again. It is a beautiful town and fantastic spot to relax. Graiguenamanagh sits on both the River Barrow and River Duiske, nestled comfortably under Brandon Hill, in the southeast of County Kilkenny. I love to take a ramble along the River Barrow towpath and admire remarkable […]

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Carlow Attractions
Must visit place in Carlow
Towns and Village

St Mullin’s

St Mullin`s is a scenic and charming Barrow-side village with an impressive ecclesiastical history and it was always top of my list of Must visit place in County Carlow. The village of St Mullin`s (Irish: Tigh Moling, formerly anglicised as Timoling or Tymoling – “Homestead of Moling”) is beautifully situated on the eastern bank of […]

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Around Carlow
County Kilkenny

Graiguenamanagh, Co. Kilkenny

Graiguenamanagh is considered to be one of the most beautiful areas in the southeast of Ireland. It is located on the border between counties Kilkenny and Carlow, on the River Barrow, which demarcates the border between the two counties. Historically, the settlement on the eastern side of the Barrow was called Tinnahinch. This name is […]

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Carlow Attractions
Graveyards

Barrow Track Cemetery (The Old Graves)

There is a forgotten graveyard on the edge of town of Carlow. It`s called Barrow Track Cemetery and appears to be tumbling into the river Barrow. The graves are very visible from the Barrow track. Known also as The Old Graves is the burial place of hundreds of Carlovians and is steeped in history. This […]

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Around Carlow
Carlow Attractions
County Kildare

The Barrow Way (Carlow – Athy)

The Barrow Way is a long-distance walking trail in Ireland. It follows the original towpath of the River Barrow and it is considered one of the most scenic and picturises inland waterways. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, and running. It is 113 kilometres (70 miles) long and begins in Robertstown, County Kildare […]

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Photos

Swans and Sunset over Barrow River

Today, it has been exactly a year since I came back to posting on my blog systematically. That was great decision, taking photos and doing this blog made me happy in this difficult pandemic time. I have a big library of my photos taken since 2014, so I can continue blog even in a lockdown […]

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5km from Carlow Town
Carlow Attractions
Must visit place in Carlow

Milford Mills

A lovely place just outside Carlow Town – Milford Mills is well worth a visit. Milford Mills is an 18th-century watermill which sits on the banks of the River Barrow at Milford, County Carlow. Originally built as a flour mill and malting house, it was later employed as a hydroelectric power station. The first mill […]

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Carlow Attractions

Rudkin’s Mill

Panoramic Rudkin’s Mill is located on the River Barrow, in Bagenalstown (Muine Bheag), County Carlow. Reputedly the first mill in Bagenalstown, now in ruins. The Rudkin after whom the mill is named came to the area, about the year 1680. Rudkins Mill built by Rudkin family in 1690 to process grain which was transported by […]

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Carlow Attractions

Wellington Bridge

Wellington Bridge or commonly called Graiguecullen Bridge is one of the oldest and the lowest bridges on the River Barrow. This bridge link’s Carlow Town with Graiguecullen. It is a stone five-arch bridge. It was built in 1569. In 1815 the bridge was rebuilt and widened. It was named Wellington Bridge in honor of the […]

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Carlow Attractions

River Barrow

After a long (9 months) break I want to back to posting on my blog. I started this blog during the second month of my time in Ireland on the 18th of March 2014. So March is a perfect to started again. And a first place where I took photos 6 years ago was River […]

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