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Carlow College, St. Patrick’s campus is located in the heart of Carlow town, just a 2 minute walk from Tullow Street. Carlow is one of Ireland’s largest inland towns located in the sunny south-east on the banks of the River Barrow where students can experience exhilarating outdoor adventure, vibrant nightlife and a rich cultural heritage. Carlow is well serviced by road and rail links to major Irish cities and towns, and is approximately 80km from Dublin Airport.


Carlow is on the main Dublin to Waterford M9 route, approximately 1.5 hours drive from Dublin and an hour from Waterford. Our pedestrian entrance is located on College Street and our car-parking entrance is located on Old Dublin Road. The College has ample free car-parking on campus.

Bus & Coach

Carlow Bus Station is approx. 10 minutes (on foot) from the College. Bus & Coach services to and from Dublin, Waterford, Kilkenny, Wexford and surrounding counties operate daily from Carlow.


Carlow railway station is approx. 5 minutes (on foot) from the College. There are direct links between Carlow, Dublin and Waterford. The journey from Carlow to Dublin takes approx. 1 hour and there are also direct links to Waterford and other counties.

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