{{ message }}

Admin Page Edit

Tullow

{{ event.title }}

{{ event.start_time }} to {{ event.stop_time }} at {{ event.venue_name }}

{{ event.description }}

Tullow is a town of 4,000 people in the north-east of County Carlow.

Understand

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 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 15 km from Carlow Town.

Get in

By car

See

Town

  • Statue of Father John Murphy, the Square (centre of town). Murphy was a rebellious leader who fought for Irish independence. He was captured and executed in the Market Square in July 1798.
  • Tullow Museum (beside the River Slaney Bridge). Su & bank holidays 14:00-17:00; in summer to end of Oct, also Tu-F 14:00-16:00. A small museum in a stone-built former Methodist church containing information on the events around 1798 and other historical items of local interest. Free.

Surrounding area

  • Altamont Gardens, 9 km south of Tullow, near Ballon. Daily from 09:00; closes between 16:00 and 18:30 depending on season. Free, €2 car parking.
  • Huntington Castle and Gardens, Clonegal.
  • Rathgall Hill Fort (Ring of Rath), near R725 (Shillelagh–Tullow road) (5 km east of Tullow in County Wicklow).

Do

Golf

  • Killerig Golf Club, Baunogephlure. Open from 08:00 each morning, the seven-year-old course is adjacent to the Ramada Hotel and Suites. Green fees start at €35, but special offers are often available.
  • Mount Wolseley Golf. The Christy O'Connor Jr. designed course is a par 72 and 7,206 yards long off the championship tees. Golf carts and clubs are available from the golf shop, which is open daily from 10:00-17:00. Private dining is available in the adjacent Mount Wolseley Hilton.

Buy

Eat

  • Krish Indian Restaurant, Church St, ☏ +353 59 918-0851. M-Th 5-11:30PM, F-Su 5PM-midnight. €8-15.
  • Forge Restaurant, Kilbride, Ballon, ☏ +353 59 915-9939. Traditional Irish food in an old granite stone building. 1 km from Altamont Gardens. Worth a visit.

Drink

  • The Derreen, Mill St, ☏ +353 59 9108041, ✉ info@thederreen.ie. Has 7 big screens showing all sports popular in Ireland.

Sleep

Guesthouses

  • Killamaster House, Killamaster, ☏ +353 59 916-3654, ✉ mairinwalsh@eircom.net. Farmhouse with beautiful views. sharing.
  • Geradline House, Aghade, Kilbride, ☏ +353 59 915-5680, ✉ info@geraldinehouse.com. 18th-century lodge with private fishing and three guest rooms.
  • Ballyderrin House, Shillelagh Rd, ☏ +353 59 915-2742, ✉ ballyderrinhouse@eircom.net. Close to Tullow Town, with spacious gardens for private use.
  • Laburnum Lodge, Bunclody Rd, ☏ +353 59 915-1718, ✉ annie@laburnum-lodge.com. Georgian house set in the Slaney Valley. 1km from Tullow, and within reachable distance of golf courses and fishing.

Hotels

  • Mount Wolseley Hilton, ☏ +353 59 915-1674, fax: +353 59 915-1728, ✉ reservations.mountwolseley@hilton.com. Luxurious hotel spa & country club featuring a 200-acre golf course designed by Irish golfer Christy O'Connor Jr.
  • Ballykealy Manor Hotel, Ballon, ☏ +353 59 915-9288, fax: +353 59 915-9297, ✉ ballykealeymanor@eircom.net. Fully refurbished guestrooms just outside the nearby village of Ballon.

Connect


Current Weather: {{ weather.desc }}

Temperature: {{ weather.tempf }}°F / {{ weather.tempc }}°C

Air pressure: {{ weather.pressure }} hPa

Humidity:{{ weather.humidity }}%

Windspeed: {{ weather.windspeed }} m/s

Direction

Sunrise: {{ weather.sunrise }}

Sunset: {{ weather.sunset }}

Site issues? Contact Us