Carlow, Ireland, Sunday 13th February 1814, 9am. The explosions that shocked many of the town’s 8,000 inhabitants awake that morning were followed by a rumbling not dissimilar to an earthquake. Panic rippled through the Barrowside town. Had Napoleon’s Grande Armée...
A detailed history of Carlow Castle from its construction by the Normans over 800 years ago through to the present day, co-starring Prince Lionel of Antwerp and the extraordinary doctor who accidentally blew most of the building apart in 1814. Unlimited access for €1...
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