Recent News

Community Recognition Fund 2024
8 April 2024

Community Recognition Fund 2024

On 15th March 2024, Minister for Rural and Community Development, Heather Humphreys and Minister of State Joe O’Brien, announced a further €50 million in funding under the Community Recognition Fund 2024.

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.

Upcoming Events

Quintessentially Irish Woman in Green Dress



The Irish Film premier of QUINTESSENTIALLY IRISH – will take place on 21st April 2024 at 7.30 pm – in VISUAL Carlow, preceded by Wine & Whiskey Reception . 

This is a free event with limited tickets available , Please contact Aine Donohoe in the Carlow Arts Office to reserve your seat (s) adonohoe@carlowcoco.ie

Town Centre First Barge River

Muinebheag Town Centre First Plan - Public Drop-in Drop-Out Information Session


The Minister for Rural and Community Development has approved an allocation of €30,000 to complete a Town Centre First Plan for Muinebheag, Co. Carlow.  Town Centre First aims to create town centres that function as viable, vibrant and attractive locations for people to live, work and visit, while also functioning as the service, social, cultural and recreational hub for the local community.

A Drop-in Drop-out information session will be held in

McGrath Hall on Tuesday 23rd April 2024 between 4.30 p.m. and 7.30 p.m.

Tullow Street Streetfest Puppets
28 March 2024

Experience the Heartbeat of Carlow: Streetfest Invites Families to Celebrate Local Culture and Shop Local!

This April, Carlow’s Lower Tullow Street will pulsate with the vibrant rhythm of Streetfest – a dynamic series of family-friendly street events designed to celebrate our community spirit, culture, and the richness of our local businesses. More than just an event, Streetfest represents a movement to bolster our local economy while indulging in the finest offerings Carlow has to offer.