GRAIGUECULLEN
 

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Images of Graiguecullen

Graigue Bridge

Images are a collection of Postcards and photos taken by  W. Muldowney, M. Brennan, Tom LaPorte and eBay.

Office of Public Works Plans, for bridge over the River Barrow, Carlow
Design for a Bridge to be built over the River Barrow.
National Archives Ref: OPW 5HC/6/1 39 Bridge over the River Barrow. n.d.

(Source: National Archives  & Supplied by Terry Curran c2008) 

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Graiguecullen Bridge (formerly Wellington Bridge). This bridge over the Barrow River, link's Carlow Town with Graiguecullen. Graiguecullen Bridge is one of the oldest and lowest bridges on the River Barrow. An attractive five arched stone structure which was completed in in 1569 and widened in 1815. A short walk down the west side of the Barrow brings you to the lock gates and the new marina facilities - Ceatharlach Mooorings.




What is the significance of this stone?
Drawing of Graigue Bridge & Carlow Castle. 1810. Source: Facebook

Graigue Bridge with Foley's shop on the right.

Graiguecullen Bridge c.1910

Note the houses on the left down the track towards Websters lock this was known as Castle View
Bridge and Castle from the west bank.
Graiguecullen Bridge c.1910 (Real Photo)

This Stone is next to Graiguecullen Bridge.
Image from Maribeth Nolan

This Stone is next to Graiguecullen Bridge.
Image from Google Street View
Graigue Bridge & Carlow Castle
Drawing of Graiguecullen Bridge & Carlow Castle. No date.
Graiguecullen Bridge (formerly Wellington Bridge)
Bridge and Castle from the west bank.
The Carlow Boat Club alongside the Corcoran & Co Ltd Motor Garage & Stores taken from Carlow Bridge c1968
Photo by W. Muldowney
Horse and Trap going into Carlow
Horse and Trap going into Carlow from Graiguecullen side of the bridge.  This view is looking towards Maryborough Street c1967.
(Photo W. Muldowney)
Graigue Bridge
Graigue Bridge looking towards Governey Square c1968.  The church steeple is St. Mary's Church (C of I) in Church Street.
(Photo W. Muldowney)
Approaching Graigue Bridge
Approaching Graigue Bridge from Carlow.  Note Killeshin Hills in the background.
(W. Muldowney)
Graigue Bridge looking towards Governey Square c2006
(Photo W. Muldowney)
Graigue Bridge c2006
(Photo W. Muldowney)
Maryborough Street, Graiguecullen form Graigue Bridge c2006
(Photo W. Muldowney)
View from Graigue Bridge c.2006
(Photo W. Muldowney)
View from Graigue Bridge c2006
(Photo W. Muldowney)

View from the bridge

Graiguecullen Bridge
Bridge Street, Graiguecullen
(Photo by Tom LaPorte)
Bridge House
This house was used as a temporary dwelling by the Poor Clare Community in Carlow
Bridge Stores
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