Lucinda Sly Walking Tour

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The tour tells the tragic tale of Lucinda Sly, who was hanged for murdering her husband in 1835

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The tour tells the tragic tale of Lucinda Sly, who was hanged for murdering her husband in 1835, along with her alleged accomplice John Dempsey.

The tour will take in the following sites:

Shamrock Square, where Lucinda would have sold her wares.

Deighton Hall, which acted as the courthouse in 1835.

Carlow Gaol, now Carlow Shopping Centre, where Lucinda spent her final days before her sentence was carried out.

The Governors House, where the governor oversaw the workings of the entire gaol.

Carlow County Museum, which has the original gallows from Carlow Gaol on display.

The tour is FREE and will be led by local historian, John McDarby from Carlow County Museum

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