Around Carlow

Shankill Castle ScareFest

Shankill Castle is set in parkland near Paulstown on the Carlow/Kilkenny border. It is just 16km from Kilkenny and 19km from Carlow. Shankill Castle, one of the Irish house-castles, is a unique family home often described as a living museum. It was first built as a Butler tower-house near the ruins of a pre-reformation church. In 1708 […]

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Carlow Attractions

Rathgeran Rock Art Stone

On the beautiful Blackstairs Mountain beside Mount Leinster in Rathgeran townland, Co. Carlow is located Rathgeran Rock Art Stone. This stone (one of three in Rathgeran) is the finest example of early prehistoric rock art in south Leinster, and one of the finest in Ireland. This stone is very hard to find on the Mountain […]

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Carlow Culture

What Am I Worth? Extraordinary Bodies at Carlow Art Festival 2018

Extraordinary Bodies is a professional integrated circus company based in the UK and a partnership between Cirque Bijou and Diverse City. What Am I Worth? Extraordinary Bodies at Carlow Art Festival 2018 That was the most amazing and emotional touching performance of the past Carlow Arts Festival 2018. My hands were shaking while I was […]

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Carlow Culture

Carlow Rose – The Rose of Tralee 2018

The Rose of Tralee International Festival is one of Ireland’s largest and longest running festivals. Festival will celebrate 60 years in 2019. First of all the Heart of the festival is the selection of the Rose of Tralee. Which brings young women of Irish descent from around the world to County Kerry. Ireland for a […]

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Carlow Attractions

County Carlow Military Museum

  I recently visited the County Carlow Military Museum. It is a museum dedicated to the military history of County Carlow and its people. Is it worth visiting? Definitely YES – if someone’s interested in the history of the army and the history of weapons, then their interest  should be satisfied. Carlow County Military Museum […]

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Hrabstwo Laois
Moje wycieczki po Irlandii

Timahoe – Okrągła Wieża w Hrabstwie Laois

  Timahoe to mała, spokojna wioska w hrabstwie Laois, usytuowana 12 km na południe od Portlaoise przy drodze R426, niedaleko słynnego miasteczka Stradbelly w którym odbywa się Electric Piknic. Wieś położona jest w szerokiej bogatej w urodzajne ziemie dolinie. Domy usytuowane są wokół dużego kolistego terenu zielonego zwanego The Goosegreen. We wsi znajduje się kościół, szkoła […]

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Festiwale i imprezy kulturalne
Irlandzkie Święta

Dzień Żonkila w Irlandii – Daffodil Day 2018

  Dziś Dzień Żonkila w Irlandii!   W tym roku, 23 marca, już po raz trzydziesty pierwszy został zorganizowany w Irlandii Dzień Żonkila czyli Daffodil Day. Podczas Daffodil Day tysiące wolontariuszy w całej Irlandii sprzedają tzw. „szpilki – pinezki żonkile”, żywe kwiaty żonkile oraz gadżety z żonkilem: balony, kubki, misie. Wolontariuszy można spotkać na ulicach, […]

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