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Discover the varied history and heritage of County Carlow from the archaeological gems of Old Leighlin Cathedral and Saint Mullins to personalities such as Scientist John Tyndall, Volunteer Kevin Barry and Raconteur Val Vousden. A new Museum to cater for the cultural and educational needs of the community and provide a much needed indoor heritage tourism amenity has recently opened. Contact Us…

Carlow Sugar Factory

Carlow Sugar Factory

Over the past eighty odd years the Sugar Factory has been the largest manufacturer in Carlow. It has employed hundreds of people in its various divisions from sugar production, packing, marketing, transport as well as in its other operations such as the lime works and Erin Foods. More…

Transport in Carlow

Transport in Carlow

For centuries, the River Barrow has been an important mode of transport of goods, while the 21st century M9 motorway through the county has revealed many new archaeological findings. Carlow man William Dargan built over 1,000km of Ireland’s railways. More…

 
  • Image Gallery
  • Image Gallery
  • Image Gallery
  • Image Gallery
  • Image Gallery
  • Image Gallery
  • Image Gallery
  • Image Gallery

Image gallery

Most people are facinated by culture and heritage because they see the world around them and ponder how it came to this. Culture and heritage are a light that illuminates the present and directs attention toward the possibilities of the future. The image gallery promotes awareness of our built, natural and cultural heritage through a collection of historcial photographs recording the events of times past. About us…