Tipperary

Top Attractions

Tipperary, Ireland’s largest inland county, has richly varied scenery in its hills and mountains, its plains and river valleys.

Bru Boru Heritage Centre

The Bru Boru centre adjoins the Rock of Cashel and has a folk theatre, restaurant, craft and information centre and a genealogy suite. Traditional Irish music, song and dance are provided for visitors by the world famous resident Bru Boru group of Irish musicians and artists during the Summer season.

Carrick on Suir Heritage Centre

This former Protestant church, now restored as a heritage centre, was once part of the Pre-Reformation burial ground and church site of Carrick Mór.

Mitchelstown Cave

Mitchelstown Cave is considered to be one of the most spectacular caves in Europe. Visitor and group outings are taken daily through almost half a mile of this world famous show cave.

The Rock of Cashel

The Rock of Cashel is a spectacular group of medieval buildings on an outcrop of limestone. Set in the Golden Vale, the group includes a round tower, Romanesque chapel, cathedral and restored hall of the Vicars Choral.

Ormond Castle

Ormond Castle is the finest example of an Elizabethan manor house in Ireland. It was built by Thomas, the tenth Earl of Ormond in the 1560s.

Cahir Castle

Cahir Castle, one of Ireland’s largest and best preserved castles, is situated on a rocky island in the river Suir. The Castle’s attractions include an excellent audio-visual show called ‘Partly Hidden and Partly Revealed’.

Swiss Cottage

Close to Cahir Town, the Swiss Cottage is a delightful ‘cottage ornee’ built in the early 1800s on the estate of the Earls of Glengall.

Celtic Plantarum

The Dundrum Plantarum has eight acres of trees, shrubs and a two mile walk. There are sixty thousand plants and over two thousand varieties.

Tipperary Crystal

The Tipperary Crystal Factory is housed in two thatched cottages. The display area and factory are close to the banks of the river Suir, where visitors can see glass being made in the age old hand crafted tradition.

Cashel Folk Village

Cashel Folk village is a delightful series of informal reconstructions of various traditional thatched village shops, a forge and other businesses. It is housed near by the Rock of Cashel.