Arts, Crafts & Design Fair (Carlow)

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Saturday, January 25, 2020
12:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Woodford Dolmen Hotel


At the Carlow Arts, Crafts & Design Fair, visitors will find all manner of art, crafts and design made by artisans and skilled crafters from Carlow and beyond, including items for the home, for yourself or for that perfect gift. Full-price admission is €2.50, however, you save €1 when you present our email newsletter, text alert or Android app.

On the following day, there will be an Antiques, Vintage & Collectables Fair. A two-day ticket is available for €5, or just €4 with any of our regular discounts.

Stay up-to-date with all regular Antiques & Vintage Fairs by signing up to our text alerts. Just text “ADD” and your name to 085-8629007 to receive a reminder before each event and a €1 discount by text, or alternatively, download our free smartphone app for Android and set-up customisable fair notifications.


Woodford Dolmen Hotel

Located on the Kilkenny Rd, just six minutes from Carlow town, The Woodford Dolmen Hotel sits comfortably nestled on the banks of the River Barrow and enjoys 10 scenic acres of luscious green surroundings as a result, not to mention the Chef’s own thriving herb gardens. A range of dining options are available, from the Plum Tree Bistro with traditional Irish and international cuisine, to the cosy atmosphere of the Dolmen Bar, all overseen by Executive Chef Laurence Richards. Sunday carvery lunch is served from 12:15pm to 4:00pm (and happens to be enthusiastically recommended by our own team!). Along with an extensive wine list in both Bar & Bistro, the hotel supports local distilleries and craft breweries, while the Dolmen Bar’s own resident mixologist has created a cocktail menu of both new and classic cocktails. Recently refurbished and truly welcoming, the Woodford Dolmen Hotel is very much a place to relax and enjoy after a day of browsing at the fair and somewhere you will certainly want to “make a day of it”.

HOW TO GET THERE: From Carlow town, the Woodford Dolmen is just 6 minutes’ drive along the Kilkenny Rd/R448, or just 20 minutes from nearby Tullow.

Just 25-minutes’ drive from Kilkenny City, the hotel is accessible via the N10/M9, exiting at junction 6 and continuing along the R448 until the hotel appears on your left.