Around Carlow

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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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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