Towns & Villages

Rathvilly (Deutsch)

Rathvilly (Deutsch)

Rathvilly schmiegt sich, am Fluss Slaney in der üppigen, grünen Landschaft des historischen Ostens Irlands an die Ausläufer des Wicklow Gebirges an. Der Name Rathvilly leitet sich von dem irischen für „Rundfort der Bäume“ ab. Das Dorf und seine Umgebung …

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Rathvilly (Gaeilge)

Rathvilly (Gaeilge)

Tá Ráth Bhile cois bhunchnoic Shléibhte Chill Mhantáin ar bhruacha Abhainn na Sláine i dtaobh tíre méith glas Oirthear Ársa na hÉireann. Is éard is bun leis an ainm Ráth Bhile ná ‘Lios na gCrann’. Tá scata láithreacha stairiúla agus …

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Rathvilly (Francais)

Rathvilly (Francais)

Rathvilly se niche aux pieds des montagnes de Wicklow sur la rivière Slaney entourée des paysages riches et verdoyants des Terres Ancestrales d’Irlande. Le nom de Rathvilly vient de l’Irlandais « Ring Fort of the Trees » qui signifie un …

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Bagenalstown (Deutsch)

Bagenalstown (Deutsch)

Geschichtspfad der Stadt Bagenalstown

Bagenalstown liegt im Herzen von Irlands historischem Osten, entlang des Flusses Barrow, Irlands zweitlängstem Fluss, und leitet seinen Namen von der Bagenal Familie ab.
Einer der interessantesten Spazierrundgänge des historischen Ostens, welcher die ländliche Kanalseite der …

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Bagenalstown (Gaeilge)

Bagenalstown (Gaeilge)

Cosán Oidhreachta Mhuine Bheag

I gcroílár Oirthear Ársa na hÉireann ar bhruach Abhainn na Bearú, an dara habhainn is faide in Éirinn, atá Muine Bheag. Ó mhuintir Bagnell atá a ainm Béarla, Bagnellstown, glaoite. Is anseo, taobh le sean-Teach Braiche …

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Bagenalstown (Francais)

Bagenalstown (Francais)

Sentier Touristique Patrimonial de Bagenalstown

Bagenalstown qui tire son nom de la famille Bagenal se situe au cœur des Terres Ancestrales d’Irlande sur la rivière Barrow, deuxième rivière la plus longue d’Irlande. A côté de l’ancien moulin Minch Norton Maltings, …

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Milford

Milford

Milford is a pleasant stop on the River Barrow which was once the centre of a thriving milling industry. The mill at Milford was established in the 1790s and is one of the most extensive and celebrated in Ireland.

Electricity …

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Tinnahinch-Graiguenamanagh

Tinnahinch-Graiguenamanagh

Tinnahinch-Graiguenamanagh are very popular boating centres on the River Barrow whose character reflects a bygone time when the area was an important focal point for commercial traffic on the river. Both towns are connected by a beautiful bridge, constructed in …

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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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Rathvilly

Rathvilly

The picturesque village of Rathvilly in north Carlow lies at the foothills of the Wicklow Mountains. It is a most historic village as the Kings of Hy Kinsellagh had a residence here. St. Patrick visited and baptised its king, his …

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Old Leighlin

Old Leighlin

 

St. Laserian’s Cathedral was built in the 13th century on the site of a church founded by St. Gobban in 632 A.D. This early church was one of the foremost monastic houses in Leinster at one time with over …

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Nurney

Nurney

Nurney is a small village with an interesting pub, a church and ancient stone cross. Nearby Nurney, at Clonmelsh cemetery Walt Disney’s ancestors are buried.…

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Newtown

Newtown

Newtown Saint Patrick’s church was built in the 1850s and is considered one of the most beautiful churches in the diocese. Newtown church features eight stained glass windows made by the famous Clark family of Dublin in the early part …

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Myshall

Myshall

Myshall lies at the foot of the northern slopes of the Blackstairs Mountains which provide a magnificent backdrop to the rich pasturelands and winding country roads. Myshall forms part of the stunning Mount Leinster Heritage Drive which offers beautiful views …

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Leighlinbridge

Leighlinbridge

The development of Leighlinbridge village was greatly influenced through its historic importance as a transport route. Over 300 years before the Christian era, a great battle took place here to capture the fort of Dinn Righ, reputedly the ancient seat …

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Killeshin

Killeshin

Killeshin is an important medieval monastery, was the centre of learning and culture since early Christian times. The present church was built c.1150 and is well worth visiting not just for its beautiful Romanesque doorway, one of the finest examples …

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Kildavin

Kildavin

Kildavin is a unique little village outside Bunclody, off the main Carlow – Rosslare road (N80). Kildavin nestles beneath the Blackstairs Mountains and has the River Slaney running through it. The old monastic Cranavane Well, winner of the 2013 Carlow …

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