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Tullow Holiday Homes Carlow

Tullow Holiday Homes Carlow

Tullow, a small farming town is located in the River Slaney Valley in the midst of rich, fertile, agricultural land. It is the main town in the east of county Carlow and is a centre for anglers fishing the Slaney and other nearby rivers.

In the market square stands a statue of Father John Murphy, the insurgent leader, who was captured near Tullow and executed in the Market Square on 2 July 1798.

Tullow is also the ancestral home of the famous Wolseley family. Frederick York Wolseley gave his name to the Wolseley car. It is known locally as the granite town because of its magnificent stone approach roads as well as its granite public buildings.

Tullow offers angling enthusiasts wonderful fishing on some of the most delightful stretches of waterways in Ireland. Tullow with its two rivers the Slaney and the Barrow are renowned as a game and coarse angling river for many species of fish.

The Mount Wolseley Golf Club near Tullow is a mature parkland course opened in 1995, with picturesque lakes filled with wildlife and fish. Water comes into play on eleven of the 18 holes. The Bent grass greens are generous in size but are strategically framed by bunkers.

The town is conveniently placed for exploring the beauty spots of south Wicklow and north Wexford. as well as those of Carlow itself.