Ballon is a village in County Carlow, Ireland. It is located on the N80 road near Carlow.
The main attraction and meeting point is the 'Bull-Tree' on the main street.
The village has two pubs, Joe Doyle's and Kavanagh's Lounge, both on the Main Street in the centre of the village. Nolan's stonecutter and monumental works are also situated on the main street.
There is a primary school and community hall on the main street, as well as Ballon National School. Beside the community hall, there is a Credit Union. A playschool/kindergarten is also situated near there.
Local A Championship side FC Carlow are based in Ballon.
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