“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Leighlinbridge, Leinster

Arrival of the Carmelite Order Marker image, Touch for more information
By William Fischer, Jr., May 16, 2019
Arrival of the Carmelite Order Marker
1Ireland, Leinster (County Carlow), Leighlinbridge — Arrival of the Carmelite Order
To commemorate the arrival of the Carmelite Order in Ireland Leighlinbridge 1271 Jubilee 2000 ———————— Comoradh ar theacht na Mbrathar mban go Heirinn . . . Map (db m136334) HM
2Ireland, Leinster (County Carlow), Leighlinbridge — Birthplace of John Tyndall FRS1820-1893
Experimenter & Educationalist Light Pipe : IR Analysis : Respiration AnalyserMap (db m136205) HM
3Ireland, Leinster (County Carlow), Leighlinbridge — Brian Mulroney Ancestral Home Visit
Planted 12 July 1991 by the Right Honourable Brian Mulroney Prime Minister of Canada to mark the occasion of his visit to his ancestral home. . . . Map (db m136332) HM
4Ireland, Leinster (County Carlow), Leighlinbridge — Cardinal Patrick Francis Joseph Moran(1830-1911)
. . . Map (db m136351) HM
5Ireland, Leinster (County Carlow), Leighlinbridge — Culm Crusher
Now part of our industrial heritage, culm crushers are remnants of the coal mining industry in the Coal Measures Hills of the 19th and early 20th centuries. Concentrated mostly in the areas around Old Leighlin and Castlecomer, they were a communal . . . Map (db m136345) HM
6Ireland, Leinster (County Carlow), Leighlinbridge — 5 — Gairdín cuimhneachain / Garden of Remembrance
Déantar cuimhneachán ar go leor daoine áitiúla móra le rá anseo. Ach bealach ar leith atá sa Mheilteoir Colmais chun comóradh a dhéanamh ar shaol laethúil mhuintir eile an tsráidbhaile. D'úsáid siad an chloch ollmhór ar chúis . . . Map (db m136446) HM
7Ireland, Leinster (County Carlow), Leighlinbridge — 6 — Gairdín na nDealbh / Sculpture Garden
Déantar cuimhneamh i nGairdín na nDealbh ar thriúr de na mic ba mhó le rá i Leithghlinn an Droichid: John Tyndall, Comhalta den Chumann Ríoga, arbh é an chéad duine a chruthaigh gurb ann don larmhairt Cheaptha Teasa, an Cairdinéal Patrick . . . Map (db m136426) HM
8Ireland, Leinster (County Carlow), Leighlinbridge — Ireland's First Toll Bridge1335
The Kavanaghs dominated this area. To use the bridge The Crown paid Black Rent Safe shall sail Through life's gale, From the Quay of Leighlin, O. Rowan McCombe.Map (db m136199) HM
9Ireland, Leinster (County Carlow), Leighlinbridge — John Tyndall(1820-1893) — Man of Science —
The story of John Tyndall is one of courage, passion and idealism. A story of the highest personal success achievable by any person of humble beginnings in his time.Map (db m136381) HM
10Ireland, Leinster (County Carlow), Leighlinbridge — Leighlinbridge Malt Houses
Supplied malt to breweries & distilleries of Ireland via the navigable River Barrow As we're tied, Side by side, At the Quay of Leighlin, O.Map (db m136201) HM
11Ireland, Leinster (County Carlow), Leighlinbridge — Myles Walter Keogh(1840-1876)
The Colonel from Leighlin who died in one of the greatest battles to grip the public imagination, The Battle of the Little Big Horn or what became known as Custer's Last Stand.Map (db m136355) WM
12Ireland, Leinster (County Carlow), Leighlinbridge — Nicholas Aylward Vigors FRS1785-1840
Zoologist & Scientific Reformer founder of Zoological Society & First Secretary 1826 Ornithological ResearchesMap (db m136206) HM
13Ireland, Leinster (County Carlow), Leighlinbridge — Nurse Margaret Kehoe
In Memory Of Nurse Margaret Kehoe Orchard, Leighlinbridge. Born on 17th March 1867 who was shot dead while carrying out her duties at The South Dublin Union (St James Hospital) on Easter Monday April 24th 1916. . . . Map (db m136335) HM
14Ireland, Leinster (County Carlow), Leighlinbridge — River Barrow / An Bhearú
Second longest river in Ireland, 192 km, one of the Three Sisters Whilst we lie Snug and dry, At the Quay of Leighlin, O.Map (db m136200) HM
15Ireland, Leinster (County Carlow), Leighlinbridge — Sisters of Mercy1910 - 2010
A Tribute to the Sisters of Mercy in Leighlin in Appreciation of their service to the community since 1910Map (db m136331) HM
16Ireland, Leinster (County Carlow), Leighlinbridge — The Tyndall WayAn Sli Tyndall
From 1837-39 John Tyndall and his sister, Emma travelled the River Barrow towpath to Ballinabranna school, 4 miles distant. On the way they would occasionally join with their teacher, John Conwill who lived near the towpath at Rathornan and . . . Map (db m136347) HM
17Ireland, Leinster (County Carlow), Leighlinbridge — welcome to leighlinbridge - the garden village
Leighlinbridge enjoys a range of gardens, built and designed by the local community to commemorate various aspects of village life over the years. The Millenium Garden, located on Ballyknockan Hill, was built to celebrate the New Millenium . . . Map (db m136384) HM
18Ireland, Leinster (County Carlow), Leighlinbridge — World War I Memorial1914 - 1918
[County Carlow Roll of Honored Dead]Map (db m136343) WM
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Jul. 1, 2022