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Fethard, Co. Tipperary

Fethard (Irish: Fiodh Ard - the high wood) is a town in County Tipperary, not far from Cashel.

The town is particularly remarkable for having been heavily fortified and completely surrounded by town walls to keep out the English, which can still be seen today. Knockelly Castle, a well fortified tower house is one of many historical buildings in the area.

The town is also internationally known in the Thoroughbred horse racing industry as the home of Coolmore Stud, one of the world's leading breeding farms. There are also a number of horse-training stables in Fethard, notably that of Michael "Mouse" Morris, at Everardsgrange.

Overlooking all is Sliabh na mBan - holy mountain to all Tipperary people, its 2,368 feet await and welcome strollers, and you can rest on Suí Fionn - Fionn's seat, on the summit.

Gardens

Killurney Garden - Clonmel County Tipperary Ireland
Killurney Garden
Clonmel, Co. Tipperary
A serene 1880 farmhouse with views south to the Comeraghs, a crystal stream flowing from Slieve Namon and the ruins of a 16th century church are some of the blessings of Killurney Garden. Complement them with imaginative design and the knowledge ...
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Golf

There is no featured golf course in the area

Self Catering

Selfcatering
Clomantagh Castle
Freshford, Co. Kilkenny
Clomantagh Castle is an utterly enchanting and captivating property. The tower (1430s) and the farmhouse (early 1800s) are linked by doors allowing guests to wander freely between two periods of history. A mixture of simplicity and rustic cha ...
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What's On

Thurles Farmers Market - County Tipperary - Saturdays
Thurles Farmers Market

The Greyhound Track, Thurles, County Tipperary

Saturdays: 9.30 am - 12.30 pm

12/14 stalls of various types. All produce is local.

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Tourist Attractions

Famine Warhouse - Ballingarry County Tipperary Ireland
Famine Warhouse
Ballingarry, Co. Tipperary
During the Great Famine the Warhouse was a key location in the 1848 Rebellion when rebels under the leadership of the Protestant aristocrat, William Smith O?Brien, M.P. pursued and besieged 47 police who barricaded themselves into the McCormack f ...
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Wedding Venues

Hanoras Cottage - County Waterford Wedding Venue - Bedroom
Hanora's Cottage
Ballymacarbry, Co. Waterford
The Wall family’s gloriously remote country guesthouse is now a substantial building, yet they still actively nurture the spirit of the ancestral home around which Hanora’s is built. This a very special place, in a wonderfully unspoil ...
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