Valerian Bridge

Carlow Attractions
Castles
National Monument

Black Castle

Black Castle, also known as Leighlinbridge Castle, is located in Leighlinbridge, County Carlow. The original Black Castle, built in 1181, was one of the earliest and finest Norman fortresses in Ireland. Hugh de Lacy granted the castle to John de Claville. The powerful Norman baron who governed Ireland for Henry II. This Castle was built […]

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Carlow Attractions
Must visit place in Carlow
Towns and Village

Leighlinbridge

Leighlinbridge is a charming heritage village located on the River Barrow in County Carlow. And only six miles from Carlow town. The Irish name for Leighlinbridge is Leithghlinn a Droichid and it means “half-glen or grey glen of the bridge”. Therefore the focal point of Leighlinbridge is its 14th-century Valerian Bridge across the River Barrow, […]

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