BagenalstownIrish name: Muine Bheag) is a town on the western fringe of County Carlow. Built in the 1700s on the River Barrow by Lord Walter Bagenal, the town was originally based on Versailles in France. Today, with a population of 3,000 people, it offers a growing number of services and facilities, boosted by the easy access from its location just off the main Dublin - Waterford road and rail routes.
By carBagenalstown is located just off the N9 road which links Dublin to Waterford. It is approximately 20 minutes from both Carlow town and Kilkenny city.
By trainBagenalstown's station Muine Bheag halt is served by the Dublin – Waterford rail route. It is about 90 minutes from these cities and 15 minutes from Carlow town.
Bagenalstown CourthouseDates from the era of Lord Walter Bagenal, and is modelled on the Parthenon in Athens.
Bagenalstown Floral FestivalTakes place each August.
Bagenalstown Swimming PoolThis is an outdoor pool, located just outside town on the Leighlinbridge Road.
Go anglingThere are several spots along the River Barrow which are frequently used for angling and fishing.
Kiddies Kingdomphone: +353 59 972-3532Large indoor playground for children.
Public Tennis Courts
Pitch And Putt Course
Soccer and Gaa Pitch
Carrigbeg Horse Riding
Glitz n Glam
Anne Phelans Chemist
Carlos Shoe Heaven
Golden Inn Chineseaddress: Main St
Doyles Railway House Baraddress: Kilree St, Bagenalstown
Marios Tandooriphone: +353 59 972-3560address: Market SquareIndian restaurant.
The Red Lionphone: +353 59 972 1614address: Regent St
Doyles Railway Houseaddress: Stationhouse Rd
phone: +353 59 977-5282address: KilgreaneyHistotic house located 6km outside Bagenalstown.
phone: +353 59 977-5283Georgian house surrounded by five acres of wooded herb gardens. Offers spa treatment, with rates from €65.
phone: +353 59 972-2140Wells. 2km outside Bagenalstown with panoramic views of the surrounding countryside.