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Romantic Escapes in Kilkenny City

Romantic Escapes in Kilkenny City

Romantic things to do in Kilkenny At the heart of Ireland’s Ancient East, Kilkenny City effortlessly weaves together a tapestry of medieval architecture, rich history, and a vibrant cultural scene....

Bookshops in Kilkenny

Bookshops in Kilkenny

Discovering the Literary Treasures: Bookshops in Kilkenny City Kilkenny, with its cobbled streets and historic charm, is a city that beckons book lovers. Nestled along the River Nore, this medieval...

Weather in Kilkenny, Ireland

Weather in Kilkenny, Ireland

Weather In Kilkenny & What Clothes To Wear   Spring (March - May) Kilkenny experiences mild temperatures during spring, ranging from 8°C to 16°C. Expect occasional rain showers, so it's...

Ten Unusual Activities in Kilkenny City

Ten Unusual Activities in Kilkenny City

Discover the Quirky Side of Kilkenny: 10 Unusual Activities to Explore in the Heart of Ireland Nestled in the heart of Ireland, Kilkenny City is renowned for its rich history, medieval architecture,...

Coffee Stop at Milford

Coffee Stop at Milford

Barrow Brew Café Established by sisters Majella Owens and Nicola Doyle, Barrow Brew continues to grow in both customers and size on the banks of the beautiful river Barrow at Milford, Carlow....

Interview: Clifford Reid on KCLR

Interview: Clifford Reid on KCLR

KCLR fm: Clifford Reid and the river NoreSounds and chat of the river Edwina Grace joined us recently on one of our boat trips through the medieval city of Kilkenny. It was great to catch up and...

Maintenance Work at Moorings

Maintenance Work at Moorings

Riverbank Maintenance Boat users in Athy wish to extend its gratitude and thanks to Brian Kenny and the local team at Tús for the fantastic ongoing work in helping to keep our waterways looking...

Waterways Murals

Waterways Murals

New Murals of Local Biodiversity A number of new Waterways themed murals have appears on the walls of several buildings in Athy in recent months. These are a collaboration between Creative Places...

Interview: Clifford Reid & River Barrow

Interview: Clifford Reid & River Barrow

Waterways Through Time Podcast - Turtle Bunbury & Clifford ReidSecrets of the Barrow with Clifford Reid I was interviewed by historian, Turtle Bunbury, recently for the Waterways Ireland...

Designate Sandy Bottoms as Swimming Area

Designate Sandy Bottoms as Swimming Area

Sandy Bottoms –  Swimming Area Kildare County Council currently have no designated Bathing Waters area for swimming etc within the county. Carlow have several designated spots on the Barrow, and...

Silting at moorings in Carlow

Silting at moorings in Carlow

Silting at Boat Pontoon I would like to remind all boating visitors to the Barrow that silting continues to be an issue at the jetty in Carlow town. All vessels stopping off in Carlow are advised to...

Finding your flights!

Finding your flights!

Recommendation for Kayak.com Whenever myself and my good lady Ann Marie head off travelling we always look for the best deals on Kayak. A friend of mine told me about it several year ago and ever...