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Wealth and Happiness 1, M.C.Nolan.jpg
Location: Carlow south
MCN explores what might lead to true happiness

A Friend on High, M.C. nolan.jpg
Theme: Religious poem from the early 20th century, written by M.C.N., Michael Conlaith Nolan, of Borris.

Thousand Leagues From Carlow Town 2.jpg
Location: Carlow town
A poem about an emigrant girl, fallen on hard times in New York

Visit to the Singers Club 1, M. Byrne.jpg
Location: Carlow town
Mikey visited the Singers' Club in Carlow and wrote this afterwards

Address to Clonmore, J. McCall.jpg
John McCall was father of the more famous P.J. He wrote this in praise of the ancient monastic settlement of Clonmore and its hinterland.

At Sunset Hour p1, W. O'Neill.jpg
Location: Carlow west, Barrow
The poets reflects on some of what the Barrow has witnessed over time and notes its permanence in a transient world.
William O'Neill was a native of Doonane, Laois, who worked as accountant for the 'Nationalist' before…

Bagenalstown, The Dream, L. Morrissey (2).jpg
Location: Carlow west and south
A reverie of west and south Carlow and some sporting heroes

Barrow Swim B. Lawrence.jpg
Location: Carlow town
The writer records people and the event of a charity Christmas swim.

The Battle of Carlow, Bill Nolan.jpg
Location: Carlow town
Poem about the massacre of the rebels in 1798, in Carlow town; more than 600 bodies were buried in the Croppies' Grave in Graiguecullen.

The Battle of Kilcumney  Teresa Malone.jpg
Location: South Carlow
The historian can give a macro description of what happened. This micro description of a 1798 local incident of bravery and defiance is remembered and saluted
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