Recent News

29 February 2024

Increased Cost of Business Grant Scheme (ICOB)

As part of Budget 2024, the Government signed off on a package of €257m for the Increased Cost of Business (ICOB) Grant as a vital measure for small and medium businesses.

Full Road Closure February 2024
27 February 2024

Full Road Closure and Temporary Traffic Restrictions

Full Road Closure and Temporary Traffic Restrictions on the L2012 Roadway between its Junction with the R727 (Downings) and Brother Leo Park (GAA), Ballymurphy Road, Tullow. From Tuesday 27th February 2024 until Friday 15th March 2024 (inclusive) between the hours of 8am and 5pm each day.

Vote Check the Register
30 January 2024

Check the Register

Polling day is scheduled for 8th March 2024. Applications for entry to the Register of Electors closes on 20th February 2024 5:00pm. It is now your responsibility to ensure that you're registered to vote.

Upcoming Events

Snow drops in Altamont Gardens

Guided Tours of the Snowdrop Collection at Altamont Gardens


The very popular Snowdrop Month at Altamont Gardens runs from February 1st to 29th and is a great opportunity to view this unique collection, now amongst the largest in Ireland, with over 150 named varieties. This 40-acre estate, on the banks of the River Slaney near Tullow features an enchanting blend of formal, informal and wild gardens.

Guided Tours: take place each Monday – Friday throughout February at 2pm. and group tours by appointment.

The gardens are open daily for general viewing from 9am – 4.30pm.

Carlow Arts Festival

Carlow Arts Festival 2024


The festival displays a vibrant programme of events featuring a dynamic range of entertainment and arts and transforms Carlow into a cultural hub.


Grounds of Carlow College, College Street, Carlow Town.

E: info@carlowartsfestival.com 

W: www.carlowartsfestival.com

F: https://www.facebook.com/CarlowArtsFestival/

Pan Celtic

Pan Celtic International Festival 2024


The International Pan Celtic Festival is a celebration of the Celtic cultures of Ireland, Wales, Scotland, Brittany, Isle of Man and Cornwall in music, song, dance, languages, costumes, sport and story. This year's festival has an exciting programme of events to keep everyone entertained, including street performances, a parade, live music and competitions.

Musicians and choirs, singers and dancers, bands and storytellers from the participating Celtic nations will come together to share their language and culture at this great family-friendly Easter event.