Carlow Attractions

Shamrock Plaza on Shamrock Square

Shamrock (irish seamróg) is a three-leaf clover ☘ a symbol of Ireland. According to legend, Saint Patrick used it by showing this plant as one stem with three leaves to depict the essence of the Holy Trinity. On St. Patrick’s (17th March), shamrock is worn in lapel clothes by Irish people around the world. It […]

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Liberty Tree, County Carlow
Carlow Attractions
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The Liberty Tree

The Liberty Tree in Carlow is an impressive fountain off Hanover Street in the town centre. The Liberty Tree is a commemorative sculpture which was commissioned by Carlow Local Aurthorities to mark the Bicentenary of the 1798 Rebellion. The sculpture is the work of Dublin born and internationally renowned sculptor John Behan who had worked […]

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The Dog Project at Carlow Art Festival 2018

100 dogs was be unleashed around the streets of Carlow as part of The Dog Project. Get involved in the dog walk on Saturday through the town or simply marvel at the strangely lifelike hand-crafted creations as they pop up in unusual contexts throughout the weekend. Each dog is created locally in papier mache through […]

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