Towns & Villages

13th March 2012
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 […]
13th March 2012
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 […]
13th March 2012
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.
13th March 2012
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 […]
13th March 2012
Myshall

Myshall

13th March 2012
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 […]
13th March 2012
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 […]
13th March 2012
Kildavin

Kildavin

13th March 2012
Hacketstown

Hacketstown

Hacketstown, Eagle Hill, south of the town, has delightful views from its summit and most of the county can be seen spread out below. Hacketstown is […]