This will be a gentle walk along the Slaney when you can hear about Carlow’s volcanic past and the forces that shaped it. 

More information: Come and visit Carlow's very own volcano


Bring suitable footwear and warm waterproof clothes 


Leader:  Peadar McArdle, Geological Survey of Ireland

(Email:, Mobile: 087-226-2519)


Meet at 2.30 pm at Kilcarry Bridge, Clonegal, County Carlow. Kilcarry Bridge is about 2km off the N80, Enniscorthy – Carlow, road and can be reached from it by turning eastwards off it 3km north of Kildavin. The turning is signposted “Clonegal 5km” Car parking will be available: please follow instructions on arrival.