Carlow Culture

Éist Candlelight Walk of Hope & Carlow Town Christmas Lights switch on 2018

The Éist Cancer Support Centre Carlow annual Candlelight Walk of Hope 2018 took place on Saturday 24th November, starting at 4.30pm from the Bank of Ireland, Shamrock Plaza, Carlow Town. We walked through the Town lead by the Carlow Pipe Band, Carlow Regional Youth Services, Santa and Wibbly Wobbly Wendy to the Liberty Tree fountain […]

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Carlow Attractions
Carlow Culture

Carlow Town Walking Tour, Mensana Fest 2018

  Saturday October 13th, as part of the Mensana Festival, took place a 2-hour walking tour of Carlow Town. That was a Historical Trail around Carlow Town for Mensana Fest, Carlow’s Mental Health Festival. This is the 10th year of Mensana organised by Carlow Mental Health Association (CMHA). This annual festival promotes positive mental health. […]

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Around Carlow

The Ring of the Rath

  Rathgall Hillfort or Ring of the Rath is a large multivallate hill fort near the town of Shillelagh – Tullow road, about 6 km east of Tullow in County Wicklow. It is one of the largest and most impressive stone hillforts in Ireland. It is called Rathgall but is known locally as The Ring […]

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Carlow Culture

Lucinda Sly Walking Tour

  On Friday, November 2nd, I took part in a special event as part of Carlow Scarefest 2018 called “Lucinda Sly Walking Tour”. This was organised by Scarefest Carlow and Carlow County Museum. Lucinda Sly tour followed the journey of the last woman to be publicly hanged in Carlow town. The guide from Carlow County […]

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Carlow Culture

Carlow Scarefest 2018 – Dublin Circus Project Fire Show

This October Carlow unveiled its first Halloween festival. Scarefest is a brand new Halloween themed festival taking place in County Carlow from October 26th to November 4th 2018. The festival features a wide ranging programme, from paranormal investigations and witch trials, to spectacular fire shows and family fun activities. Scarefest events were located in lots […]

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Carlow Culture

Carlow Farmers Market Halloween Event

Scarefest 2018 – Carlow’s family-friendly Halloween Festival – take place in town from Friday, October 26th to Sunday, November 4th. Events, courtesy of lots of great places in Carlow. One of the events was Carlow Farmers Market Halloween Event, Saturday 9am-2pm, on Potato Market. Carlow Farmers’ Market is held every Saturday morning between 9am and […]

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Carlow Attractions

Hardymount Garden in Autumn

I love to explore the gardens and photograph them. I could spend a few hours in the garden, photographing every detail, each flower and each plant. I am lucky to live in a county that has excellent conditions for the development of gardening, a favorable climate and is famous for its wonderful gardens. My most […]

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