Recent News

Offshore wind farm
13 June 2024

Transboundary Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Public Consultation – Mona Offshore Wind Project, located in the Irish Sea approximately 28.2km from the Anglesey coastline

In accordance with the provisions of the 1991 United Nations Economic Commission for Europe Convention on Environmental Impact Assessment in a Transboundary Context (“the Espoo Convention”), the Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage received notification from the UK Planning Inspectorate (“PINS”) in relation to a development consent application (“the planning application”) by Mona Offshore Wind Limited. Mona Offshore Wind Project is a project comprised of (but not limited to) an offshore wind farm array located approximately 28.2km from the Anglesey coastline in the Irish Sea, offshore transmission infrastructure extending to landfall on the north coast of Wales; and an onshore transmission infrastructure extending from landfall to the onshore National Grid substation at Bodelwyddan.

Staff holding posters
13 June 2024

Council Hosts – Green for Business Clinics to support County Carlow SME’s access sustainability supports.

In today’s rapidly changing business environment, the importance of sustainability is more evident than ever. As a business owner, adopting sustainable practices can revolutionise your operations, resulting in improved efficiencies and significant cost savings. To facilitate this transition, the Local Enterprise Office in Carlow County Council is offering Green for Business Clinics to help County Carlow SMEs access various support mechanisms

Upcoming Events

Street Act

Unmissable Final Weekend of the Pilot Tullow Streetfest Programme


Get ready for an electrifying and unforgettable weekend as Carlow County Council, backed by local businesses and stakeholders, proudly announces the grand finale of the Tullow Street Streetfest Programme! This vibrant event promises a dazzling array of activities and entertainment for all ages, making it the perfect outing for families, friends, and neighbours alike. As a pilot project for the pedestrianisation of Lower Tullow Street, Streetfest has been enhancing the shopping experience and creating an extraordinary atmosphere since April 5, 2024.

Heritage week

Heritage Week 2024


Each year, Heritage Week kicks off on the third weekend of August and runs until the end of the following weekend. Many national and hundreds of local community organisations participate by organising events throughout the country


T:+353 56 777 0777

E: mail@heritagecouncil.ie

W: heritagecouncil.ie

Carlow Golf Classic

County Carlow Golf Classic 2024


Carlow Tourism hosts its annual golf classic featuring three top quality courses - Carlow, Bunclody Golf and Fishing Club and Mount Wolseley Hotel, Spa & Golf Resort.

T: 059-9130411   

E: info@carlowtourism.com

W: www.carlowtourism.com/golfclassic

From €219 per person featuring three rounds of golf, three lunches, gala dinner followed by entertainment and prize fund of €7,000.