Clonegal Holiday Homes Carlow
Clonegal is a delightfull and well preserved village in the southeast of County Carlow on the border with Countiy Wexford. It is in a rural setting, 5 km from Bunclody, County Wexford and 22 km from Carlow Town.
The village is built on the river Derry, two miles upstream from where it meets the River Slaney. The river divides the Village in two parts, Clonegal Village and the Watch House Village in County Wexford.
Clonegal in one of the quaintest villages in the country and has been nominated and awarded for various “Best Kept Village”, “Tidy Towns” and “Floral Pride” competitions. With a backdrop of tree clad hills, this historic village is a joy to walk in, explore and discover.
Clonegal is famous for its historical sites, such Huntington Castle, built 1625, and still inhabited by the direct descendents, the Weavers Cottages built in the 1860s and the Wicklow Way Park containing plaques in the memory of the Battle of Fiodh Doreha.
A village that is steeped in history, it is famous for its historical sites, such as Huntington Castle, built 1625, and still inhabited by the direct descendents, the Weavers Cottages built in the 1860s and the Wicklow Way Park containing plaques in the memory of the Battle of Fiodh Doreha.
Situated in a valley Clonegal in surrounded by the Blackstairs Mountains to the South West and the Wicklow Mountains to the North East. A very important village in the past and a hive of activity boasting numerous tradesmen and craftsmen, it was only after the building of the bride across the Slaney to Bunclody that Clonegal became less of a commercial town and more the beautiful well know picturesque village it is today.