National Schools History Project 2018

THE winners of this year’s Carlow Historical and Archaeological Society’s National Schools History Project competition had their wonderful efforts and research recognised at a prize-giving ceremony in Carlow County Museum recently. The competition, which is now in its 12th year, was open to all fifth and sixth-class

Old Lanes & Streets of Carlow

  Have you ever wondered where Bowling Green Lane was in Carlow town? Or Barnard’s Lane or Schoolhouse Lane? Now is the time to find out. Dan Carbery, Paul Lyons and Pat O’Neill of the Carlow Historical & Archaeological Society have spent the last few years pouring over

Ballon Hill: Pottery Reconstruction

Ballon Hill: Pottery Reconstruction

Video of the pottery reconstruction by the Ballon Hill Archaeology Project. In conjunction with Carlow County Museum and Carlow Historical and Archaeological Society, the Ballon Hill Archaeology Project commissioned prehistoric pottery specialist Elaine Lynch to make replicas of eight of the vessels found on Ballon Hill. The