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Vote Check the Register
30 January 2024

Check the Register

Polling day is scheduled for 8th March 2024. Applications for entry to the Register of Electors closes on 20th February 2024 5:00pm. It is now your responsibility to ensure that you're registered to vote.

Tidy Towns Grant Scheme
11 January 2024

Environmental Grant and Tidy Towns Grant Schemes 2024

Applications are invited from County Carlow Tidy Towns / Development Associations and Residents Associations who are engaged in or intending to engage in community environmental works or anti-litter initiatives in their localities.

Upcoming Events

Snow drops in Altamont Gardens

Guided Tours of the Snowdrop Collection at Altamont Gardens


The very popular Snowdrop Month at Altamont Gardens runs from February 1st to 29th and is a great opportunity to view this unique collection, now amongst the largest in Ireland, with over 150 named varieties. This 40-acre estate, on the banks of the River Slaney near Tullow features an enchanting blend of formal, informal and wild gardens.

Guided Tours: take place each Monday – Friday throughout February at 2pm. and group tours by appointment.

The gardens are open daily for general viewing from 9am – 4.30pm.

Meet the Arts Council 2024

Meet the Arts Council Sessions 2024


This event is one of five events taking place between 19th January and 2nd February, 2024. Four events will take place in-person and one will be online. At these sessions, you can talk to Arts Council staff about funding opportunities and hear more about what the Arts Council does.

Meet the Arts Council is an invaluable opportunity to meet with Arts Council teams to ask questions in an informal environment, to find out what funding or programme is suitable for you, to develop partnerships and meet with peers.

Visual Carlow ,Old Dublin Road, Carlow

Pan Celtic

Pan Celtic International Festival 2024


The International Pan Celtic Festival is a celebration of the Celtic cultures of Ireland, Wales, Scotland, Brittany, Isle of Man and Cornwall in music, song, dance, languages, costumes, sport and story. This year's festival has an exciting programme of events to keep everyone entertained, including street performances, a parade, live music and competitions.

Musicians and choirs, singers and dancers, bands and storytellers from the participating Celtic nations will come together to share their language and culture at this great family-friendly Easter event.