Attractions

Carlow to Kilkenny National Cycle Network

Carlow to Kilkenny National Cycle Network was founded bt Carlow/Kilkenny Local Authorities under the National Cycle Network (NCN) program which has provided a dedicated on road cycle route 35km in length between Carlow and Kilkenny. The route is located on …

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Mount Leinster Touring Route

Mount Leinster Touring Route

The Mount Leinster Touring Route is a 75km driving route through the beautiful countryside of rural south Carlow taking in the towns of and villages of Borris, Bunclody, Clonegal, Kildavin, Myshall, Fenagh and Bagenalstown.

Notable features in the landscape include …

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Rathoe

Rathoe in the northern part of the parish, is situated between Tullow and Ballon, a small friendly village made famous by Bard Val Vousden, actor and entertainer who wrote the song  “The Roads around Rathoe”. St. Patrick’s Church is an …

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Tullow

Tullow

Tullow is located on the River Slaney Valley in the midst of rich, fertile agricultural land. Tullow reflects an enduring historical culture with many items of antiquity including an ancient holed stone “Cloch a Phoill” (Ardristan), a pre-historic ring …

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Tinryland

Tinryland

Tinryland is a picturesque village located 5.5km from Carlow Town, off the N80 Carlow – Rosslare Road. St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Tinryland, built in 1819, contains the striking stained glass window to the memory of Captain Myles Keogh, who …

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