Carlow in Digital
Photographs from 100 Years Ago !
Failte chuig ar suiomh! Welcome to our site! We
hope you will find it useful! This site will provide an archive of photographs of Carlow
from over a hundred or more years ago. It will also provide a bank of photographs of
Carlow from the present day -2007-as well. The site will provide links to excellent sites
on the local history of Carlow. The final section of the site will include ideas for
various projects that the children may undertake. This site is not only for children but
for parents, teachers and everyone who has an interest in the wonderful town of Carlow and
This site would not be possible without the
very kind permission of Mr. Michael Purcell, eminent local historian, who so very
generously allowed to to upload these incredible images of Carlow from over 100
years ago. They are take from his magnificent series of books on the local history
Photo shows Presentation nuns
enjoying the convent garden adjacent to Carlow Cathedral.
The garden is now gone and has been replaced by a flats complex and car park!