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Cashel Map and Tourist Information
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Cashel is situated in the Golden Vale, an area of rolling pastureland in South Tipperary in the province of Munster. The ‘City of Kings’ as it became known, was home to the high kings of Munster, who ruled for centuries from the magnificent site of the Rock of Cashel, until the Norman invasion in the 12th century.  Situated overlooking the town and encircling plain, the iconic Rock of Cashel is one of the most spectacular tourist attractions in Ireland and one of the most visited.

The Rock of Cashel is a unique heritage site and it is universally recognised as having one of the world’s greatest collections of medieval architecture and Celtic art. This limestone outcrop has the most complete Romanesque church in Ireland, a 13th century Gothic cathedral, a 12th century round tower and an exquisitely restored 15th century Vicars choral. It is here that the original St. Patrick’s cross can be seen.

Cashel’s rich history is reflected in its built heritage from its medieval monasteries and fortified town houses to its newly conserved city walls.  The Georgian quarter boasts both a Georgian Cathedral and the Bolton Library. The Old Town Hall is home to Cashel’s tourist office, where an MP3 player with a multi-lingual audio tour is available to use while exploring the town and its attractions. The Tourist Information Office at the Cashel Heritage Centre also
houses the heritage museum where a replica can be seen of how the town looked in the 1640’s.  Cashel was for centuries a recognised city with a series of original Royal charters dating from the 17th century, which can be viewed in the Heritage Centre. Tel: 062 61333

Morning, Afternoon and Full Day Tours available. Departing Cashel 9am daily.For further information go to or phone 089 4771895 or email All tours must be pre-booked.Taking in Holycross Abbey, Farney Castle Visitor Centre, Rock of Cashel, Cashel Folk Village, Cahir Castle, Swiss Cottage and the Fethard Horse Country Experience.

Cashel has a range of accommodation to suit every budget. We have Hotels, family run B&Bs and welcoming hostels for the adventurous independent traveller.

Cashel has a comprehensive range of food establishments with a large variety of menus. One can eat in cafes, pubs or enjoy fine dining in our hotels and the award winning Chez Hans.

Cashel’s town centre is a thriving retail zone, with charming shops and lively cafes and pubs oozing with old charm. Ireland’s world-renowned hospitality can be experienced in any of its bars and pubs and a pint of Guinness can
be enjoyed in the town where Arthur Guinness first worked.

The Tipperary Heritage Way Walk (Cashel to The Vee, County. Waterford) brings you  along the banks of the River Suir. This is a great way to discover flora and fauna. The Cashel to Golden section is an 11km linear walk and if you walk a little further along the Suir you will find the beautiful ruins of Athassel Abbey.

Hurling/Gaelic Football/Camogie - GAA Sports Grounds, Cashel.  Come and introduce yourself to one of  Ireland’s oldest sports. Matches played most evenings and Sundays.Larkspur Park Sports Complex - 18 hole pitch and putt course, 4 tennis courts. Pay as you go green/court fees. Rugby – Cashel is home to one of the oldest Rugby Union Clubs in Ireland. Soccer – the Cashel Soccer club is situated in the historic area of Palmer’s Hill and enjoys spectacular views of the Golden Vale.

Bru Boru Heritage Centre, Cashel
Tel: 062 61122.Tipperary Excel Centre, Tipperary Town Tel: 062 80520

Cashel Public Library Tel: 062 63825

Rossa Pottery, Main Street, Cashel.Wide selection of pottery and sculptures from the clays of Tipperary. Tel: 062 61388.
Winnie Looby Textiles, Ladyswell, Cashel. Dyed silks, scarves, wraps, and dresses.  Tel: 062 63755.

Cashel Golf Range, Ballyknock, Cashel Par 3. 18 holes Driving Range.
Tel: 062 62111.
Dundrum House Hotel, 18 hole golf course. Tel: 062 71717.

Tipperary Raceway, Rosegreen.

The Salmon and Trout season on the River Suir opens on 17th March and closes on 30th September.  Angling licences can be obtained from Morelli Rod & Gun. 062 63106. Note the Suir is for fly fishing only.

St Patrick’s Parade  March 17th celebrate our national day with the biggest parade in town.

Cashel Walled Towns Day
every August. A medieval family day with workshops and displays for everyone.Tel: 062 61333
Féile Fidelma, September  -

Cashel Arts Festival - annual event in November. The Focus of the festival is to showcase the work of local artists. Tel: 087 0552179. Email: