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Top 10 Haunted Places in County Carlow

Almost every town and village in Ireland has its ghosts stories. There are places where you can feel the thrill of emotions and with a bit of luck and … belief in paranormal phenomena to meet ghosts. Irish enthusiasts and paranormal researchers Cormac Strain and Danny Carthy described the results of their many years of […]

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Carlow Attractions
Carlow Culture

What’s on at VISUAL Centre for Contemporary Art

VISUAL Centre for Contemporary Art is one of must visit places in County Carlow. It is the largest exhibition space for contemporary visual art on a global scale. Currently you can see five exhibitions which are available since 23th July until 18th October. The admission is free but you have to book your visit on-line […]

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Carlow Culture

“Follow Me Up to Carlow”

Town of Carlow has been commemorated in the famous Irish folk song “Follow Me Up to Carlow”. It is a traditional sixteenth-century Irish rebel song. Words were written by Patrick Joseph McCall (Irish poet and songwriter born in Dublin). The original “Follow Me Up to Carlow” is an Irish song celebrating the defeat of 3,000 […]

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Carlow Culture
Summer`s events

Carlow Vintage and Classic Motor Club Show

Jaguars, Cadillacs, Chevrolets, Rolls Royces, Mustangs, Mercedeses … Shows of classic and vintage cars such as the one organized by Carlow Vintage and Classic Motor Club are popular in Ireland. Clubs associating the owners of classic and vintage cars are in many irish towns each County. There are many owners and lovers of classic and […]

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Carlow Culture

Carlow colored doorways

Ireland is a country known for (among many other things) its vibrant colours. Exploring any town within the Emerald Isle, you’re bound to see bright houses, vivid signage, kaleidoscopic streets and famous coloured doorways. Official story of colored doorways Irish doors began their global career in 1970 during the American celebrations of St. Patrick’s Day. […]

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Carlow Culture
Spring`s events

Daffodil Day

Today is Daffodil Day in Ireland! Unfortunately The Irish Cancer Society has taken the decision to cancel all Daffodil Day street collections and events that were scheduled for Friday, 27 March 2020 as a result of the coronavirus. What is Daffodil Day? `Daffodil Day is the Irish Cancer Society’s biggest fundraiser, taking place each year […]

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Carlow Culture
Spring`s events

Saint Patrick’s Day Parade Carlow in 2015 – 2019 (5 years of memories)

Today is Saint Patrick`s Day. Unfortunately St Patrick’s Day parades across the country have been cancelled. St. Patrick’s Day parades around world was not be taking place for 2020 amid public health concerns over coronavirus Covid-19. The St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Carlow has been cancelled on 9th March. Every year I participated in the parade in Carlow Town. So, […]

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Carlow Culture
Summer`s events
Volunteering work

`Virtual Reality Cinema` at Carlow Arts Festival 2019

I was volunteering at Carlow Arts Festival this year! And I’m delighted that I could assisting at a such fantastic project as `Virtual Reality Cinema` at Carlow Arts Festival 2019 weekend. It was a very interesting experience. The VR Cinema featured a series of VR films from animation to empathy-building documentaries with content for all […]

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Carlow Culture
Summer`s events

Tour to Carlow County Library

On Thursday morning our English conversation group took a tour to Carlow County Library. We saw en exhibition “Colour Meets Black and White” in Carlow Library by two local artists Elwira Bernaciak and Corina Fitzgibbon. That Art Exhibition was in Carlow County Library 4th – 14th June – during Carlow Arts Festival. `”Colour Meets Black […]

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Carlow Culture
Summer`s events

`The Pig` at Carlow Arts Festival 2019

The Pig was in Carlow at Carlow Arts Festival this year! The Pig is a large transparent pig. Inside the Pig it is a sign that reads: “This is a community fund, you can contribute to it if you like, and when you’ve agreed how to spend it you can open me and spend it”. […]

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Carlow Culture
Summer`s events

‘Made in Carlow‘ at Carlow Arts Festival 2019

‘Made in Carlow‘ showcasing unique and original local arts & crafts. It is art gallery, arts and crafts shop and gifts shop. ‘Made in Carlow‘ is located at 139 Tullow Street, Carlow Town, right next to Carlow Fringe Arts Festival HQ. It is open 10am – 6pm. Full of stunning and fabulous local artwork and […]

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Carlow Culture
Summer`s events

The Carlow Arts Fringe Festival 2019

The Carlow Arts Fringe Festival is an event that encompasses painting, photography, crafts, print, art and music, that takes place in Carlow Town. Wonderful gallery with beautiful artwork and craft pieces of artists and creatives from Carlow living in the local communities. At Carlow Fringe Arts Festival Headquarters is now open daily from 10am – […]

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