Carlow’s Big Houses Festival kicks off this weekend

At the Carlow Big Houses Festival visitors can peek behind the doors of some of Ireland’s most lavish manor houses and ancestral homes

6th October, 2019
Borris House in Co Carlow, the ancestral home of the McMorrough-Kavanaghs

Starting this weekend, and taking place every weekend this month, is Co Carlow’s newest festival, the Carlow Big Houses Festival, in which visitors can peek behind the doors of some of Ireland’s most lavish manor houses and ancestral homes.

Visitors can enjoy house tours by family members and talks by well-known speakers who provide an entertaining insight into the country’s great houses and the secrets and stories of the people who...

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