Welcome back to Carlow

You won’t find a warmer welcome  in Ireland or a better location for your next getaway. Carlow is a place where breath-taking scenery, outdoor adventures, fabulous food and culture combine to create unforgettable experiences.

Discover the timeless and unspoiled Carlow landscape. Picturesque villages, meandering rivers, rolling hills combined with the colourful tales of our people, past and present. Explore our rich heritage and vibrant present. Feel inspired. Feel charmed. Feel free. Wander off the Track and uncover a world of hidden gems in Carlow

#KeepDiscovering Ireland’s Ancient East with Carlow.

Snowdrop Month in Carlow

Welcoming the first signs of Spring

The delicate white and green blooms of the snowdrop peeping through the cold winter ground heralds the start of the gardening year. Their arrival is celebrated throughout some of County Carlow’s fantastic gardens by a dedicated series of events during February.

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20 hours ago

For an exceptional hotel experience this year visit Ballykealey House. Nestled beneath the Blackstairs Mountains, close to the charming town of Ballon. The enchanting 19th century Ballykealey House combines history with modern convenience. Set in sweeping lush pastures visitors will enjoy the relaxed and refined atmosphere of this premises.

Looking for that perfect wedding venue? The award winning Ballykealey House provides the perfect backdrop to celebrate. Take advantage of their Wedding Viewing Days on February 18th and 19th.

See their website for more information: www.ballykealeyhouse.com

www.carlowtourism.com/accommodation/ballykealey-house/

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For an exceptional hotel experience this year visit Ballykealey House. Nestled beneath the Blackstairs Mountains, close to the charming town of Ballon. The enchanting 19th century Ballykealey House combines history with modern convenience. Set in sweeping lush pastures visitors will enjoy the relaxed and refined atmosphere of this premises.

Looking for that perfect wedding venue? The award winning Ballykealey House provides the perfect backdrop to celebrate. Take advantage of their Wedding Viewing Days on February 18th and 19th. 

See their website for more information: www.ballykealeyhouse.com

www.carlowtourism.com/accommodation/ballykealey-house/

#wanderoffthetrack #Carlow #carlowtourism #keepdiscovering #incarlow #irelandsancienteast #lookforlocal #restaurant #ballon #ballykealeyhouse #wedding Local Enterprise Office CarlowImage attachmentImage attachment+8Image attachment

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Absolutely beautiful

IV always loved this house 💞

Evelyn Hourigan

Meghan Tyner 😍

Looks so nice.

Looks great. 20 years this year we had our wedding reception there

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1 day ago

If you’re planning a visit to Holiday World Show at the RDS in Dublin this Friday, Saturday and Sunday then do make sure to visit us on stand T4. Don't miss out! You can enter a competition to win a two-night hotel stay in the county, get details of the latest special offers from our accommodation members, learn all about the Snowdrop Month activities planned during February and access expert advice to “wander off the track” during a holiday break here.

Please follow The Holiday World Show on:

Twitter @holworldshow
Instagram @holidayworldshow
Facebook www.facebook.com/holidayworldshow
YouTube Holiday World Show Dublin - YouTube

#HWS23 #HWSDublin
#wanderoffthetrack #carlow #carlowtourism #lookforlocal #irelandsancienteast #discoverireland #tourismireland Local Enterprise Office Carlow #snowdrop #snowdropmonth Carlow County Council Community Information
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If you’re planning a visit to Holiday World Show at the RDS in Dublin this Friday, Saturday and Sunday then do make sure to visit us on stand T4. Dont miss out! You can enter a competition to win a two-night hotel stay in the county, get details of the latest special offers from our accommodation members, learn all about the Snowdrop Month activities planned during February and access expert advice to “wander off the track” during a holiday break here. 

Please follow The Holiday World Show on: 

Twitter                 @holworldshow  
Instagram            @holidayworldshow
Facebook            www.facebook.com/holidayworldshow
YouTube              Holiday World Show Dublin - YouTube

#HWS23 #HWSDublin
#wanderoffthetrack #carlow #carlowtourism #lookforlocal #irelandsancienteast #discoverireland #tourismireland Local Enterprise Office Carlow   #snowdrop #snowdropmonth Carlow County Council Community InformationImage attachmentImage attachment+Image attachment
2 days ago

Conways Kildavin is a family run pub and restaurant, situated at the foot of Mount Leinster and the start of the South Leinster way walking trail. Conway’s Bar and Restaurant is well known for its top quality homestyle food, using seasonal and locally sourced produce. Food is served daily, Tuesday to Sunday. All parties and events catered for with the option for private functions. Please see their Facebook page for their sample menus. Conway’s is steeped in history and have created beautiful private snugs, warm fires and beautiful polished antique furniture and rest rooms.

After your lovely meal, why not explore the small, picturesque village of Kildavin. Kildavin offers beauty, peace, and unspoilt scenery synonymous with Ireland’s Ancient East as well as the opportunity to explore its rich and varied past, in holy wells, church ruins and simple country life.

www.carlowtourism.com/food-drink/conways_pub_and_restaurant/

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Conways Kildavin is a family run pub and restaurant, situated at the foot of Mount Leinster and the start of the South Leinster way walking trail. Conway’s Bar and Restaurant is well known for its top quality homestyle food, using seasonal and locally sourced produce. Food is served daily, Tuesday to Sunday. All parties and events catered for with the option for private functions. Please see their Facebook page for their sample menus. Conway’s is steeped in history and have created beautiful private snugs, warm fires and beautiful polished antique furniture and rest rooms.

After your lovely meal, why not explore the small, picturesque village of Kildavin. Kildavin offers beauty, peace, and unspoilt scenery synonymous with Ireland’s Ancient East as well as the opportunity to explore its rich and varied past, in holy wells, church ruins and simple country life.

www.carlowtourism.com/food-drink/conways_pub_and_restaurant/

#wanderoffthetrack #Carlow #carlowtourism #keepdiscovering #incarlow #irelandsancienteast #shoplocal #lookforlocal #pub #restaurant #kildavin #conways Local Enterprise Office CarlowImage attachmentImage attachment+7Image attachment

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Kayla Whelan O Regan

Kiley Foley Aoife Murphy next adventure?

Lovely spot

Rutland Heating Plumbing & Heat Pumps Emma Doyle we should try here some weekend soon?

Great place

Amazing food and the staff are so friendly, highly recommended 👌

Had lunch there today. I love Conways. Food never disappoints. And the horses in the paddock are a delight 😊 .

Nicola Nolan

Catherine Howells walk and eat Kay 😁

Great food

Trevor Brennan day trip tomorrow??😍😍

Aimee Kavanagh ❤️

Cian O'Sullivan

Kayleigh Murphy

Great food and staff are lovely

It would never cross my mind to venture into kildavin but I will now 😀 burgers look great

Nuala Fagan ...defo a summer lunch this year 😋

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2 days ago

Carlow College, St. Patrick's Book Fair returns after three years. This highly enjoyable one-day event which has always attracted large numbers takes place on the broad corridors of the College from 10am to 5pm on Wednesday, February 8th. All are welcome!

For further information, contact Dr Thomas Mc Grath at Carlow College at email vpacademic@carlowcollege.ie

#wanderoffthetrack #carlow #carlowtourism #keepdiscovering #inCarlow #irelandsancienteast #supportlocal #lookforlocal Local Enterprise Office Carlow #bookfair #CarlowCollege
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Carlow College, St. Patricks Book Fair returns after three years. This highly enjoyable one-day event which has always attracted large numbers takes place on the broad corridors of the College from 10am to 5pm on Wednesday, February 8th. All are welcome!  

For further information, contact Dr Thomas Mc Grath at Carlow College at email vpacademic@carlowcollege.ie

#wanderoffthetrack #Carlow #carlowtourism #keepdiscovering #incarlow #irelandsancienteast #supportlocal #lookforlocal Local Enterprise Office Carlow #bookfair #carlowcollegeImage attachmentImage attachment+1Image attachment
3 days ago

If you’re planning a visit to Holiday World Show at the RDS in Dublin this Friday, Saturday and Sunday then do make sure to visit us on stand T4. Don't miss out! You can enter a competition to win a two-night hotel stay in the county, get details of the latest special offers from our accommodation members, learn all about the Snowdrop Month activities planned during February and access expert advice to “wander off the track” during a holiday break here.

Please follow The Holiday World Show on:

Twitter @holworldshow
Instagram @holidayworldshow
Facebook www.facebook.com/holidayworldshow
YouTube Holiday World Show Dublin - YouTube

#HWS23 #HWSDublin
#wanderoffthetrack #carlow #carlowtourism #lookforlocal #irelandsancienteast #discoverireland #tourismireland Local Enterprise Office Carlow #snowdrop #snowdropmonth Carlow County Council Community Information
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If you’re planning a visit to Holiday World Show at the RDS in Dublin this Friday, Saturday and Sunday then do make sure to visit us on stand T4. Dont miss out! You can enter a competition to win a two-night hotel stay in the county, get details of the latest special offers from our accommodation members, learn all about the Snowdrop Month activities planned during February and access expert advice to “wander off the track” during a holiday break here. 

Please follow The Holiday World Show on: 

Twitter                 @holworldshow  
Instagram            @holidayworldshow
Facebook            www.facebook.com/holidayworldshow
YouTube              Holiday World Show Dublin - YouTube

#HWS23 #HWSDublin
#wanderoffthetrack #carlow #carlowtourism #lookforlocal #irelandsancienteast #discoverireland #tourismireland Local Enterprise Office Carlow   #snowdrop #snowdropmonth Carlow County Council Community InformationImage attachmentImage attachment+Image attachment
3 days ago

A fantastic local business offering their products online is award winning Coolattin Cheddar who have been producing top quality milk from their pasture fed cows for over twenty years. 🧀

Made on Tom Burgess’ family farm in the Wicklow Hills, Coolattin Mature Raw Milk Cheddar is one of only a handful of authentic cheddar style Irish farm cheeses. It is a seasonal cheese, made in the summer when the cows are grazing clover-rich pasture, the ideal diet for cheese processing milk. During this time the unique combination of enzymes & proteins interact to create a gourmet experience of aroma, texture and full flavour.

Visitors will find Tom’s cheese countrywide at farmers’ markets, at specialist shops nationwide including Malone Fruit Farm & Farm Shop, Ballon, and Ward’s, Tullow.

Coolattin Cheddar is one of Ireland’s longest established and most popular farmhouse cheeses – one of the most enduring success stories of the renaissance of artisan cheese making in Ireland.

To purchase some delicious cheese from their online range visit www.coolattincheddar.ie
www.carlowtourism.com/food-drink/coolattin-cheddar/

#wanderoffthetrack #Carlow #carlowtourism #keepdiscovering #irelandsancienteast #shoplocal #lookforlocal #cheddar #carlow #goodfood Local Enterprise Office Carlow #irishcheese
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A fantastic local business offering their products online is award winning Coolattin Cheddar who have been producing top quality milk from their pasture fed cows for over twenty years. 🧀

Made on Tom Burgess’ family farm in the Wicklow Hills, Coolattin Mature Raw Milk Cheddar is one of only a handful of authentic cheddar style Irish farm cheeses. It is a seasonal cheese, made in the summer when the cows are grazing clover-rich pasture, the ideal diet for cheese processing milk. During this time the unique combination of enzymes & proteins interact to create a gourmet experience of aroma, texture and full flavour. 

Visitors will find Tom’s cheese countrywide at farmers’ markets, at specialist shops nationwide including Malone Fruit Farm & Farm Shop, Ballon, and Ward’s, Tullow.
 
Coolattin Cheddar is one of Ireland’s longest established and most popular farmhouse cheeses – one of the most enduring success stories of the renaissance of artisan cheese making in Ireland.

To purchase some delicious cheese from their online range visit www.coolattincheddar.ie 
www.carlowtourism.com/food-drink/coolattin-cheddar/

#wanderoffthetrack #Carlow #carlowtourism #keepdiscovering #irelandsancienteast #shoplocal #lookforlocal #cheddar #carlow #goodfood Local Enterprise Office Carlow  #irishcheeseImage attachmentImage attachment+6Image attachment

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The most delicious cheese

Beautiful cheese #cheddar

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