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Carlow County - Ireland Genealogical Projects (IGP TM)

Athy Road


Postcard of Athy Road c.1907.
On the right are the Court House Railings and in the distance you can see the spire of St. Anne's Church.
The red brick building is currently occupied by the Bank of Ireland.
Other buildings to be found on Athy Road.
Athy Rd, Church Street & Pembroke St
How many of these Door's are still there to-day?
Presbyterian Church (originally known as Scots Church) on Athy Road, Carlow  was opened for worship on 25 June 1818. The church was designed by Thomas A. Cobden who designed many prominent buildings in the Carlow area.
Freemasons Lodge
The Masonic Lodge appears in 'Carlow in Old Picture Postcards by Michael Purcell (1994), Built in 1895 by William Weir of Palatine and Edward Brophy of Dublin Road, Carlow. It was designed by W. Morrison. There used to be eight small houses to the right of the Lodge; they were built for the employees of Haughton's grain store.
St Dympna's Lodge, Athy Road, just beyond the Seven Oaks Hotel (formally the Crofton Hotel). The picture is taken looking towards Carlow. St Dympna's first opened as the Carlow/Kildare Lunatic Asylum in 1834.
St Anne's Wall. Athy Road opposite St Dympna's, The picture is taken looking towards Carlow. The wall is all that remains of the former St Anne's Church (Church of Ireland) on the Athy Road.
This picture of the Crofton taken late c.1950's from my own collection. Originally these premises were known as Greenbank House, Athy Road, Carlow was the home of the Haughton family. Later Michael Molloy M.P. lived here.
Belgriffin House
In 1881 a Mr. Denis O'Brien Esq., JP occupied these premises
Image source: Google
Braganza, Bishops Palace, Carlow c.1923
Greenville House Athy Rd.
Francis P. Colgan L.K.Q.C.P.I. surgeon, occupied these premises according to the 1894 Slaters directory.Image source: Google
Carlow Sugar Beet Factory c1900's
Carlow Sugar Beet Factory (Closed)
Carlow Methodist Church (built 1898)
Carlow Methodist Church (built 1898)
Athy Road Carlow
Source: Google

Kincora House Athy road.
Currently being used by O'Gorman Begley Solicitors
Athy Road Carlow
Source: Google
The 1901 census of Ireland for
Houses in Athy Road (Carlow)
House Number Surnames in House House Number Surnames in House
1 Campbell 9 Poole
1 Langran 10 Haydon
1 Lyons 11 Dunne
1 Mahon 12 Hayden
2 George 12 Lawlor
2 Henessey 13 Dalton
2 Kigge 14 Fitzpatrick
2 McConkey 15 Dunlop
2 Scully 16 Jameson
3 Connor 16 Kidd
3 Heming Cooper 17 Rogers
4 Brennan 18 Hernon
4 Corbet 19 Flewellin
4 Culen 20 Coogan
4 Gorry 20 Lawler
4 Slattery 20 McCorkell
5 Curran 21 Tynan
5 Rogers 22 Curran
6 Colgan 22 Jameson
6 Farrell 23 Collins
7 Byrne 23 Gason
7 Mulhan 24 Madden
8 Wilson 24 Myrtle
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