Bestfield - Canal
This canal was reputed to be haunted by a nineteenth century haulier who drowned at the lock.
A giant carrying a stone crosses the lands.
Carlow - Brownshill (or Browne's Hill) Dolmen
Dolman still present
This dolman, reputed to be the burial place of a king, is said to have been built by giants. The capstone weights around 100 metric tons and is likely to be the heaviest of its kind in Europe.
Carlow - Carlow Gaol, currently Carlow Shopping Centre
Pre-2000, and March / June 2014
The phantom of Lucy Slye, reputedly the last woman to be hanged in the former gaol, is said by some to haunt this location, although others dispute the ghost's identity. The phantom's antics appear to include moving tables and chairs around after dark. Visiting the site in 2014, Leinster Paranormal recorded several AVP and EVP, including doors slamming, a female yelling and multiple laughter.
Carlow - Cineplex, screen three
A teenager fled the cinema after claiming to have encountered a phantom elderly man wearing a hat. A witness said that a member of staff had been called, who then said that some staff were wary about venturing into that area.
Carlow - Private residence near Tullow Road
Two witnesses at this site watched a chair move, a door open and two black shapes that moved over their heads one night.
Carlow - Scraggs Alley Public House, Tullow Street
The ghost at work here is blamed for locking doors and moving furnishings. 'Something' has also been spotted behind the bar and on the third floor.
Man escaping a shadowy form, by Arthur Rackham from The New York Public Library.
Carlow - Staplestown road
This bridge is reputedly home to a female phantom who stands looking downwards as darkness falls.
Clonegal - Area around Clonogan House
Every seven years
The phantom of Bishop Hopkins is said to appear once every seven years and walk towards Clonegal.
Clonegal - Huntingdon Castle (aka Clonegal Castle)
His ghostly form since seen knocking on the castle door, this trooper was mistakenly killed by his own forces after returning to the castle disguised as an English Royalist soldier. The castle is also haunted by former owner Barbara St Lege, one of her maids, and several monks.
Kilcarry - Bridge
Tommy Kinsella would cross this bridge every night and told his friends at the local pub he would pass a ghost in the bushes each time. Disbelieving him, one of the men donned a white sheet and hid in a bush close to the bridge. As Kinsella walked past, the man in the bush heard him say, 'my God, there's two of them tonight!'
A woodland ghost.
Old Leighlin - Woods in the area
Local folklore says these woods are haunted by a young woman, although the finer points of the story are missing.
Rainstown - Duckett's Grove Castle
The banshee which haunted this castle was said to have been a farmer's daughter with which the lord of the manor had a brief affair. The site is also reputedly haunted by strange shadows and noises.
Sletty (aka Sleaty, aka Slatey) - Ward's Tree (sycamore, may no longer stand)
After a man named Ward used the tree to hang himself, it gained an unnatural reputation; people avoided the area and animals refused to pass.