Places to Go
Cashel is famous for its tourist attractions located in and around the town.

Special offers in Cashel, Co. TipperaryThe Rock of Cashel has a very ancient history, documented since the 4th Century. The large Cathedral, ancient round tower and the very early, Romanesque Cormac's Chapel stand witnesses to many of the stirring events of Irish History;

St Patrick converted the local King, Aenghus, here in the 5th Century. Brian Boru was crowned King of Ireland on this spot in the early 11th century.

The famous Rock of Cashel

The vicar's choral has been restored and the site, one of the most visited in Ireland, now provides an interpretative centre, an interesting museum, guide service and superb views over the extensive and beautiful plains of Tipperary.

Bru Boru Heritage Centre
A short walk from Ashmore House. Click here for more details on Bru Boru

G.P.A. Bolton Library
Less than a minute's walk from Ashmore House. You will find the World's smallest book here as well as rare books and manuscripts.
Click here for more information on the Bolton Library

Guinness Bar
See the exact place where on August 17th, 1740, Richard Guinis discovered the now World famous "Guinness Stout". You can also see the original Hop Plants used in the making of the famous brew.

Dominican Abbey
Built near the base of the Rock, it was founded in 1243 by Archbishop Mac Kelly, who became its first prior. The beautiful 13th Century East window is a special feature.

Folk Village
Located in Dominic Street, the folk village contains man wonderful artifacts regarding the history of South Tipperary and particular of the Famine Years (Black 1847) and of the Civil War Period (1914-1922).

Sister Fidelma
Ireland 's international best selling fictional detective celebrated in a weekend convention by her `hometown'
September 8, 9 and 10, 2006
Click here for more info on the Sister Fidelma Weekend

Hore Abbey
Founded by the Cistercian Order in 1266. It can be found just 200 metres from the Rock.

The above are some of the more well-known tourist attractions, but the town hosts many more attractions.
  • City Hall/Museum
  • Kearney's Castle
  • St. John's Cathedral
  • Agar's Lane
  • Famine Wall
  • Bothain Scoir
  • Croke Memorial
  • The Fountain
  • City Wall
  • St. John the Baptist Church
  • Ladyswell
  • Dundrum Golf & Leisure Club

Close by in the local surrounding area is Holycross Abbey and Lar na Pairce in Thurles.

Also close by are Cahir Castle and Swiss Cottage which are only 15 minutes drive away.

Swiss Cottage
Cahir Castle
Swiss Cottage
Cahir Castle

Ashmore House provides accommodation in Cashel, Co. Tipperary. Home to the Rock of Cashel