Ballon village in Carlow
The launch of the Ballon Heritage and Tree Trails will take place this Thursday evening at 7.30pm in the Old School House in Ballon.
A project of the Rural Town and Village programme in 2018, it features eleven fantastic heritage points along the route together with a tree trail featuring twelve native Irish trees.
Ballon has a fascinating history and visitors can explore sites from Ballon Hill; one of the most important burial sites during the early Bronze Age period in Ireland, to the Lecky family graveyard at Ballykealy and the Bull Tree located on Main Street.
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