The Carlow Exchange

Some people see things as they are and say why, I dream things that never were and say, why not – George Bernard Shaw


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Project Overview:

The exchange is Carlow Town’s new outdoor event space for culture and public experiences in the centre of town. A transformed derelict site, this multipurpose space offers endless possibilities for event organisers, providing an accessible and inclusive focal space for locals and visitors to enjoy. Collaboratively designed between the general public, cultural and business communities, the development delivers a managed outdoor, versatile event space suitable for Cultural, Economic, Community, and Social Activities.

Proposed experiences include housing weekly food markets & seasonal events supporting local food producers. Hosting community-based organisations and events supported with an online events calendar. Creative projects and health & wellbeing activities will be available along with Carlow County Council’s commissioned events. To find out more about booking the exchange e-mail or call 059-9129783.

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