Group Photo Destination Towns
24 April 2024

Carlow’s Focus on Tourism Future Brought to the Fore with Destination Development

Carlow has recently celebrated the successful conclusion of the Fáilte Ireland Destination Towns initiative, a ground-breaking project that will significantly enrich the visitor experience within the County Town. The project was generously supported by a €500,000 investment from Fáilte Ireland and aims to breathe new life into Carlow's Cultural Quarter and the wider town.

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.

Mural Proposals Crottys
18 April 2024

Request for Proposals for Mural at Former Crotty’s Premises, Lower Tullow Street Carlow

Carlow County Council – Public Art Working Group are pleased to invite proposals from talented artists and arts groups specializing in visual art, mural art, exterior wall painting, design, collaborative, or community engaged practice. The opportunity at hand entails the development of an outdoor artistic intervention—a mural painting on the Former Crotty’s Premises in Carlow Town.

LEO Staff and Andrea Dalton with Impact Report
18 April 2024

Local Enterprise Office Carlow Impact Report 2014-2024 10th Anniversary of the Local Enterprise Office

Today (15th April 2024) marks 10 years since the establishment of the Local Enterprise Offices on 15th April 2014. To mark the occasion, Carlow County Council and its Local Enterprise Office, a partnership with Enterprise Ireland, published an Impact Report to highlight the support it provided to the business community and wider enterprise eco-system in County Carlow in the 10 years since 2014.

Streetfest Characters
10 April 2024

Streetfest Busking Competition Unveiled

Lower Tullow Street will come alive with music, magic, and mesmerising performances as Carlow County Council proudly presents Streetfest Busking Competition taking place on select dates throughout April, May and June 2024. This thrilling competition invites local talent to showcase their skills and entertain audiences from 11:30 AM to 4:30 PM each day.

Streetfest Characters
8 April 2024

Streetfest Weekend Brings a Different Beat to the Street

Lower Tullow Street came alive with vibrant performances and festivities during Streetfest, which was held on Friday, April 5th, and Saturday, April 6th, 2024, in tandem with the Pan Celtic Festival. Featuring an eclectic mix of entertainment and cultural experiences, the event brought together residents and visitors alike for a weekend of celebration.