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Riding, Cycling & so much more

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Horse Riding, Cycling & So Much More Carrigbeg Riding School
[Open All Year, Mon – Sat. 10am to 5pm]

Local riding school offering tuition for all levels from beginner to experienced. Teaching show jumping, cross-country riding and jumping, dressage and stable management. Located off the Bagenalstown to Myshall road.

Carrigbeg Riding School,
Carrigbeg,
Bagenalstown,
County Carlow
tel: +353 […]

Walking Holidays in County Carlow, Barrow Valley

2017-04-04T09:09:30+00:00

Walking Holidays in the Barrow Valley Region, Carlow The area is a paradise for hill walkers and two favourite routes – along The Blackstairs Mountains and the South Leinster Way – are within a stone’s throw of Lorum Old Rectory. The Wicklow Mountains and the Comeraghs are less than an hour’s […]

Fishing Breaks in Co. Carlow

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Fishing Holidays, Barrow River, Co Carlow The River Barrow is a favourite for coarse fishing with fishermen from near and far trying their luck. For the fly-fishing enthusiast and game angler, brown trout and salmon are also caught on the river but licenses are required. For sea anglers, sea fishing boats […]

Golfing Breaks in Co. Carlow

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Golfing Breaks in County Carlow Borris Golf Club, Borris, County Carlow
9 hole parkland, 5680 metres, par 70
tel: 059 9773310
fax: 059 9773750


Carlow Golf Club, Deerpark, Carlow, County Carlow
18 hole parkland, 5974 metres, par 70
tel: 059 9131695
fax: 059 9140065
web: www.carlowgolfclub.ie


Killerig Golf Club, Killerrig, Tullow, Co Carlow
18 hole championship parkland, […]

Celtic Carlow : Prehistoric Dolmens

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Celtic Carlow : Prehistoric Dolmens

Carlow is in Irish Ceatharlach, translated as the four-fold lake which perhaps refers to the meeting of the Burren and the Barrow. There is evidence of Mesolithic settlement in the midlands and south of Ireland and of later Neolithic habitation. These prehistoric people most likely […]

Medieval Kilkenny : Castles, Cathedrals & Abbeys

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Medieval Kilkenny : Castles, Cathedrals & Abbeys

Kilkenny, in Irish Cill Chainnigh or the church of St. Canice, was the ancient capital of the Kings of Ossory and many traces of its ancient and medieval past remain visible today. A fortress may have been constructed here as early as 1172 […]

Irish Gardens : Formal Planting or Nature’s Design

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Irish Gardens : Formal Planting or Nature’s Design

Thanks to its long growing season and mild climate, the Carlow/Kilkenny region is rich in gardens of all kinds, from the stately to the quaintly domestic. The journey to most of them – along leafy back roads or shaded avenues – is […]

Irish Crafts : the very best of Irish design and workmanship

2017-04-04T09:09:31+00:00

Irish Crafts : the very best of Irish design and workmanship

Kilkenny Design Centre
Monday to Saturday, 10am to 7pm, Sundays 11am to 7pm

The Kilkenny Design Centre is a delight, both in ambience and in style. Here, under one roof, you will find the very best of Irish design and workmanship, carefully […]