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The Nurney Cross - A Stone High Cross

Standing at a slope in a field behind a church, the Nurney Cross is made of granite and was probably used as a meeting point for religious ceremonies.

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Carlow Town - Once the Capital of Ireland

Among the many reasons to visit Carlow town are the numerous fine buildings including St. Patrick’s College, Carlow Courthouse and the VISUAL Arts Centre.

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Made in Carlow - A Stroke of Genius!

If you’re a fan of established local artists and emerging talent you’ll enjoy a visit to Made in Carlow where you can pick up beautiful and affordable objects.

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Hacketstown - Home of Elvis’s Ancestors

Named after the Norman family of Hacket, Hacketstown is also the birthplace of the first woman judge in the United States.

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Altamont Gardens - A Spectacular Garden Paradise

Home to a period house, ancient beech trees, exquisitely maintained lawns and a river walk, Altamont Gardens is the perfect place to relax and rejuvenate.

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