Redsetter Bed & Breakfast Carlow
Red Setter Guesthouse is ideally located in the heart of Carlow Town.
Below is a list of some of the local attractions that are situated in or near Carlow Town.
Carlow County Museum
The Carlow County Museum is the last piece in the towns Cultural Quarter. The Museum is housed in the fully restored Presentation Sisters Convent; the Museum contains many of the original features of the Convent including the original Altar and gold leaf ceiling which are both part of Carlow history and breathtaking to look at.

Central to the religious exhibition will be the original pulpit from the Cathedral.

We have the original gallows from the Carlow Gaol, which will be part of our law and order exhibit. As part of our Science exhibition we will have artifacts on display from the great 19th Scientist John Tyndall who was the first man to discover the greenhouse effect, and is widely known as the father of fibre optics. The Museum is a fantastic representation of Carlow History and the exhibits are so varied that there most definitely something for everyone.

Museum Opening Hours:
Monday - Saturday 10.00am - 4.30pm September to May
Monday - Saturday 10.00am - 5.00pm June - August
Sundays & Banks Holidays 2.00pm - 4.30pm June – August

The new development of the Museum involved the restoration of the former Presentation Convent on College Street, Carlow Town. The building is in a prime town centre location and is part of a complex that already houses the County Library, Archive and the Tourist Office.
CARLOW BREWING COMPANY
This brewing company was founded by the O’Hara Brothers in 1996. As the Barrow Valley is historically a hop and malt growing region this was an ideal place to open a brewery. They produce premium quality beers with a distinctive taste and flavour as well as award winning stouts and ales.
What our guests are saying:

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" Gavin was extremely welcoming and although I arrived at approx. 11.00Am he was happy to make a cooked breakfast as I had been up since 4am. He then kindly took me to the Ivy Rooms where my brother was playing in the world Billiard Championships. The Red Setter is located centrally in Carlow on Dublin Street and is within easy walking distance of a number of bars and places to eat. The rooms were clean, comfortable and had free wifi. The breakfast offered a choice of cereals, fruit and fruit juices along with full cooked breakfast plus tea/coffee and toast. I would recommend the Red Setter as a central, welcoming, value for money B&B and would certainly return in future as it is a good base from which the see the surrounding area. "

David
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
31 August 2011
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