Recent News

Craft Hub Catalogue with John Andrea and Josephine
23 April 2024

Craft Hub Catalogue Reflects European Union Project Journey

Craft enthusiasts and cultural heritage advocates can now delve into the journey of the Creative Europe - Craft Hub project through its comprehensive catalogue showcasing the project's exploration of craft's enduring relevance in contemporary practice. Supported by co-funding from the Creative Europe Programme of the European Union, Craft Hub has embarked on a transformative endeavour to delve into the depths of craft skills, processes, and their cultural significance across Europe.

Community Hub 3D Image Front
23 April 2024

Tullow Road Community Hub Press Release

Carlow County Council welcomes and are delighted to receive approval from the Department of Rural and Community Development of grant funding of € 4,135,178 in respect of its application submitted under the Community Centres Investment Fund 2023 for the construction of a multi-functional community hub at Tullow Road Carlow. The overall cost of the project is €4,594,643 which Carlow County Carlow will match fund. It is anticipated that the construction of this project will commence in the 4th quarter of 2024.

Upcoming Events

Tullow Street Streetfest Puppets
28 March 2024

Experience the Heartbeat of Carlow: Streetfest Invites Families to Celebrate Local Culture and Shop Local!

This April, Carlow’s Lower Tullow Street will pulsate with the vibrant rhythm of Streetfest – a dynamic series of family-friendly street events designed to celebrate our community spirit, culture, and the richness of our local businesses. More than just an event, Streetfest represents a movement to bolster our local economy while indulging in the finest offerings Carlow has to offer.

Bike Week

Bike Week


Bike Week is a celebration and promotion of all that’s great about bikes and cycling. From free bike checks to fun cycles, heritage cycles, electric bike races, school cycling events, bike festivals and road races there’s lots to enjoy during Bike Week in Carlow. There is something for every age and ability.


T: 059 - 913 6247

E: carlowsportspartnership@carlowcoco.ie

W: https://carlowsports.ie/bike-week/

Gordon Bennett Classic Road Run

Gordon Bennett Classic Road Run


This four-day event and fun run takes place over the June Bank Holiday covering the counties of Laois, Carlow and Kildare, all three of which were chosen for the original 1903 race. This historic route offers visitors many interesting and scenic locations in the region, while celebrating and discovering, “The Race that saved Motor Sport”.

T: 086-2625999


W: www.gordonbennettclassic.ie