Heritage Week

Carlow – A Journey to the Past

Come to Carlow Town Park on the 22nd August from 12 pm – 5 pm, leave the present at home & step back in time.  Experience sights & sounds of prehistoric & medieval Carlow and take guided tours of the town’s streets.

Displays in the park on the day will include prehistoric pottery firing, stone tool making, smelting and music as well as medieval weaponry and dress. A number of walking tours will also be led from the park focusing on the towns medieval and post-medieval built heritage.

Carlow A Journey to the Past

Some of the groups taking part in this event are:

UCD Experimental ArchaeologyClaíomhAncient Music Ireland 

Admission Free

For more information see http://heritageweek.ie/Carlow – A Journey to the Past 

3 Local History Mini Lectures

3 mini lectures on local Businesses

This will take place in Leighlinbridge Parish Centre on 26th August starting at 8 pm

1) Ned Moran: Millets of Borris ,Coachbuilders.

2) Michael Keenan: Reflections on Keenan’s of Bagenalstown.

3) Phil Meaney: Carlow Blue Limestone.

Admission Free


Heritage Council Heritage Week 2015