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  1. County Carlow ( / ˈkɑːrloʊ / KAR-loh; Irish: Contae Cheatharlach) is a county located in the South-East Region of Ireland, within the province of Leinster. [4] Carlow is the second smallest and the third least populous of Ireland's 32 traditional counties. [2] Carlow County Council is the governing local authority .

    • 897 km² (346 sq mi)
    • Carlovian
  2. Jun 30, 2022 · The town of Carlow was an important Norman stronghold and was walled in 1361 to protect it from the neighboring Gaelic chieftains, who eventually captured the town in 1405. The County joined the Catholic Confederacy in 1641, which was defeated by Cromwell’s forces in 1650. Famine wiped out a lot of the population, cutting it in half.

  3. Carlow. Ireland's smallest inland county, Carlow is a place of rich pastures and rural landscapes, situated in the south east of the country beside counties Wicklow, Wexford, Kilkenny, Laois and Kildare. Carlow is largely a county of rolling farmland, with the scenic Blackstairs Mountains bordering the county to the south and the historic ...

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    Carlow ( / ˈkɑːrloʊ / KAR-loh; Irish: Ceatharlach) is the county town of County Carlow, in the south-east of Ireland, 84 km (52 mi) from Dublin. At the 2016 census, it had a combined urban and rural population of 24,272. [3] A map of Carlow The River Barrow flows through the town and forms the historic boundary between counties Laois and Carlow.

    • 57 m (187 ft)
    • Leinster
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  6. Apr 14, 2021 · The County Carlow in the southeast of Ireland is rich in agriculture and industry, with cultural and recreational facilities for both young and old. In the early 1800s, Carlow was such a stronghold for agriculture that it earned the nickname the “scallion eaters.” It is also where the first sugar beet factory in Ireland was located.

  7. The counties of Ireland ( Irish: Contaetha na hÉireann) are historic administrative divisions of the island into thirty-two units. They began as Norman structures, and as the powers exercised by the Cambro-Norman barons and the Old English nobility waned over time, new offices of political control came to be established at a county level.

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