Tullow

Tullow is a town of 3,000 people, in the north-east of County Carlow. Settled on the River Slaney (a resource which the town uses to its full potential) and steeped in history, the town is surrounded by picturesque beauty spots. It is currently enjoying a period of unprecedented development and growth, as more and more people choose Tullow for its quiet setting and proximity to larger urban areas. It is 15km from Carlow Town.

Get in

By car

See

A statue of Father John Murphy, a rebellious leader who fought for Irish independence, stands in the centre of the town. He was captured and executed in the Market Square in July 1798.

Do

A small museum is in the town which provides information on the events around 1798 and other historical items of local interest.

Golf

Eat

Drink

Sleep

Guesthouses

Hotels

Connect

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