Luxury hotels Tipperary

The Rock of Cashel is one of Ireland’s best showcases of medieval, Romanesque, Gothic and Renaissance buildings and monuments located on a hilly outcrop of limestone overlooking the Golden Vale. While Cahir Castle remains one of Ireland’s largest and best preserved castles situated on an island on the river Suir.


The Swiss Cottage was built in the early 1800s by Richard Butler and is elegantly decorated . While Farney Castle is the only round tower in Ireland occupied as a family home. First built in the middle ages and later more solidly constructed in the fifteenth century, the tower was a built for defence against invasion King Henry VIII (of six wives claim) confiscated and returned the castle and lands

Hurley and Sliothar

The Clancy Brothers Music Festival is held in Carrick-On-Suir, in June while Tipperary’s longstanding association with the sport of kings is celebrated at the racecourse. Thurles Racecourse has held race meetings for hundreds of years and the February meeting is seen as a major trial for the forthcoming National Hunt Festival meetings at Cheltenham, Fairyhouse and Punchestown.


The links with Gaelic more traditional Gaelic sports is celebrated at Semple Stadium, where the Gaelic Athletic Association kicked off its revival in the nineteenth century in the tradition of the ancient Celtic Tailteann games.




Tipperary is home to some of Ireland’s best loved heritage sites, historic towns, lakes and rivers, and not forgetting the iconic Rock of Cashel.