WATCH: Huge reaction to Carlow's historic houses featuring on RTÉ's Nationwide

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A shot of Borris House from the Nationwide episode

There has been a huge reaction to the fascinating stories behind Carlow's historic houses, including Huntington Castle, Altamont House, Duckett’s Grove and Borris House, which were brought to life on RTÉ's Nationwide on Monday night.

People took to social media to praise the programme which has been described as a "truly excellent episode highlighting some of the wonderful historic houses you can visit in County Carlow". 

Fáilte Ireland’s Jenny De Saulles, who heads up the Ireland’s Ancient East team, featured in the programme and discussed the important role Carlow’s great houses play in attracting overseas visitors to the region.

Twitter was full of people commenting on the programme and the wonderful sites of Carlow: 

If you missed the Nationwide episode which aired on Monday night, you can watch it back on RTÉ Player by clicking the link here.