Now that January is finally over and the evenings are getting a little brighter, we can start to look forward to spring, so there are no excuses for not getting out and about. Have a read the below blog to find out some of the things that are happening in the next couple of months in Carlow.

Ploughing Championships
The first public meeting took place this month to discuss the huge undertaking of organising this year’s national Ploughing Championship, which takes ...

Halloween Pumpkin Carlow

The darker evenings are closing in & the long lazy days of the Summer are behind us but with Halloween quickly approaches, Carlow is still full of fun and entertaining things to do for families.

Woodford Dolmen Hotel Halloween Kids Party

On Monday 29th of October, the Woodford Dolmen Hotel are hosting their 4th annual family Halloween party perfect for all kids. The...

Walsh whiskey tasting at the Woodford Dolmen Hotel Staff Summer BBQ

In this month’s Carlow Up Close blog we are going to take a look at two fantastic local whiskey and gin suppliers in County Carlow who we are delighted to serve in the Dolmen bar. Silver Spear Gin and Walsh Whiskey have become worldwide award-winning brands. Walsh Whiskey At our recent Staff Summer Barbecue, we were thrilled to have

Family playing happily in the park

Carlow is like the gift that keeps on giving, delighted to be able to update you on all the fantastic events coming your way over the next couple of weeks. Whether it’s a family day out to entertain the kiddies, if it’s a weekend away to play Bridge, are you a flower enthusiast if so there are many events coming your way or are you an active soul? Family Tea Party Help Cinderella find her shoe in time for the tea party at Rathwood taking place on Saturday April 14th until...

Two little girls wearing bunny ears at Easter time

With a lovely stretch in the evenings and Easter fast approaching, we are just looking ahead at what Carlow has to offer this Easter for all the family.
Derek Ryan & Band
We are delighted to say we have the wonderful Derek Ryan and his band here on Easter Saturday night, 31st March, with doors opening at 9pm, admission is €15 and you just pay at the door.  It promises to be a wonderful night of live music and dance.  Enjoy an Easter Sunday 3 course lunch in our...