Attractions

Ballymurphy

Ballymurphy

Ballymurphy is a gentle hillside village captured in a glen on mountain slopes which derives its name from Matthew Murphy of Clonroche, Co. Wexford a powerful landowner and builder of a castle in the area in the mid-17th century. Ballymurphy …

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Clonmore Castle

Clonmore Castle

Clonmore Castle,Clonmore, Co Carlow.

Clonmore Castle is square in plan and features rectangular towers at two corners with small turrets at the remaining corners. History indicates that Clonmore Castle was probably built towards the latter end of the 13th century. …

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Borris

Borris

Borris is a Georgian, granite village, full of charm and heritage nestling in the fertile valley of the River Barrow and the ideal gateway for nearby Mount Leinster and the Blackstairs Mountains. Its old granite houses and Victorian shop fronts …

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Clonmore Triple Bullaun Stone

Clonmore Triple Bullaun Stone

Clonmore Triple Bullaun Stone, Clonmore, Co. Carlow

Situated on the approach to Clonmore village in the northeastern corner of Co. Carlow, is the triple bullaun stone, a large natural stone in situ with three hollows scooped out. Triple Bullaun Stone …

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Carlow

Carlow

In Carlow Town the visitor is presented with a rich tapestry of history dating back a millennium and beyond, many associated famous names and an architectural heritage telling the story of the town’s evolution since the Normans first came here …

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Haroldstown Dolmen

Haroldstown Dolmen

Haroldstown Dolmen, Tullow, Co. Carlow.

Haroldstown Dolmen is a well preserved example of a portal dolmen consisting of two slightly tilted capstones supported by ten vertical stones, two of which acted as the door to the tomb. Near Tullow off …

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