Please browse through some images from the Kildare, Carlow and Laois area in Ireland. All of the photos on this site were captured by the international award winning photographer James Mahon. James is a native of Athy in Co. Kildare and has lived there all his life. More of his images can be accessed at www.mahonphotos.com.
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A man walks away from an old abandoned cottage in Mullaghcreelan Woods. The woods are located close to Kilkea Castle on the Athy to Castledermot road.


A competitor in the cycling leg of the TriAthy Triathlon. The triathlon is held anually on the first weekend in June. This particular shot was taken at Grangemellon on the Athy to Carlow Road



The Railway Preservation Society of Ireland’s No. 85 Merlin Steam Locomotive at Athy Railway station. The locomotive was built in 1932 and operated by the Great Northern Railway (Ireland). It retired from active duty in 1963. It was acquired on loan by the Railway Preservation Society of Ireland in 1977.


People strolling and enjoying the autumn sunshine on the River Barrow pathway at Rathstewart Athy.