Carlow is an Irish town located south of Dublin in the province of Leinster. It has a population of around 24,200 inhabitants. The town is thousands of years old, and even pre-dates written Irish history. The town played in important role in Irish history and was even the country’s capital in the 14th century. A notable landmark around Carlow is the Brownshill Dolmen, carrying the largest capstone in all of Europe. Other landmarks include Carlow Castle, built in the early 13th century; Carlow Cathedral and Duckett’s Grove. The town is also home to the Carlow County Museum and the VISUAL Centre for Contemporary Art.