Historic Sites

2nd August 2018
Quaker Graveyard

Quaker Graveyard and Lecky Family Graveyard

Quaker graveyard and Lecky family graveyard – The charming village of Ballon isrich in archaeological heritage. Located on the outskirts of the village is the Quaker […]
12th March 2012
Ballyloughan Castle

Ballyloughan Castle

Ballyloughan Castle was probably built in the 13th century and consisted of a large open courtyard with a curtain wall and a moat outside. Only a […]
11th March 2012
Ballymoon Castle

Ballymoon Castle

Just 3.5 km east of Bagenalstown Ballymoon Castle dates to the 14th century. Ballymoon Castle as striking as it is unusual comprises a courtyard about 80 feet […]
10th March 2012
Black Castle

Black Castle

The village of Leighlinbridge developed at this strategic crossing on the River Barrow, defended by the Black Castle. In 1181, the Norman, Hugh de Lacy built […]
9th March 2012
Brownshill Dolmen

Brownshill Dolmen

Brownshill Dolmen near Carlow Town. One very unmistakable monument dating back to pre-historical times is the great Brownshill Dolmen the east of Carlow town. Brownshill Dolmen […]
8th March 2012

Carlow Castle

Carlow Castle, Carlow Town. Carlow Castle, now a ruin stands on the eastern bank of the River Barrow. It is thought to have been built by […]
8th March 2012
St. Mullins Heritage Centre

St. Mullins Heritage Centre

The former Church of Ireland Church, originally built in 1811, now houses the St. Mullins Heritage Centre, situated beside the famous monastic ruins and cemetery. St. […]
7th March 2012
Cloch-a-Phoill

Cloch-a-Phoill

Cloch-a-Phoill, Ardristan, Tullow. Co. Carlow. South of Tullow in Ardristan lies Cloch-a-Phoill, a large holed stone of great antiquity which may have once been part of a megalithic […]
6th March 2012

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 […]