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 ...

Golf

There is no featured golf course in the area

Self Catering

Selfcatering
Kilmaneen Farmhouse & Cottage
Clonmel, Co. Tipperary
As neat as a new pin, Kevin & Ber O'Donnell's delightfully situated farmhouse and cottage is on an ex-dairy farm, surrounded by three mountain ranges - the Comeraghs, the Knockmealdowns and the Galtees - and close to the rivers Suir and Tar, ...

What's On

Cahir Farmers Market - County Tipperary - Saturdays
Cahir Farmers Market

Beside Craft Granary, on Church Street, Cahir, County Tipperary

Saturdays: 9am - 1pm

All produce sold at the market, except for on the fish sta ...

Tourist Attractions

Ormond Castle - Carrick on Suir County Tipperary Ireland
Ormond Castle
Carrick-on-Suir, Co. Tipperary
Ormond Castle is located on the River Suir and the oldest part of the existing castle is a mid-15th century walled bawn, cornered on the northeast and northwest by towers. However some time after 1565 Thomas Butler, 3rd Earl of Ormonde added ...

Wedding Venues

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Glasha
Ballymacarbry, Co. Waterford
Away from it all, up in the hills in the serenely beautiful Nire Valley, Paddy and Olive O’Gorman’s spacious farmhouse is set in its own gardens and provides a very comfortable and hospitable base for a relaxed rural wedding or honeym ...
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