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Carlow has great range of sporting and leisure facilities, including a public Swimming Pool, Bowling Centre, Tennis Club, Rugby, Hurling, Gaelic and Athletic Clubs. Cruising, Rowing and Canoeing are also very popular on the Rivers Barrow and Slaney. Two local universities give Carlow a vibrant nightlife throughout the week and with two cinemas and plenty of local activity clubs, community groups and volunteering opportunities, you never have an excuse to be bored in Carlow. Friendly locals will give you a chance to practice your English wherever you choose to go!

Sample Social Programme for Adult students.

WEEK 1 Hike along the River Barrow to Leighlinbridge

Cost €5 for transport back to Carlow

Explore Carlow Culture & Heritage

Cost : Free

WEEK 2 Bowling & Ping Pong

Cost: €10

Irish Dancing Plus Traditional Irish Music in the pub

Cost: Free

Culture and Shopping Kilkenny

Cost: €15


Visit to Oak Park Forest Park


Visit to Gallery/Theatre (programme varies weekly)

Cost: On enquiry

WEEK 4 Board Games

Cost: €10

Movie Night @ The Schoolhouse

Cost: Free

Culture and Fun in our Capital City – Dublin

Cost: €20