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Templemore, Co. Tipperary

 Templemore (An Teampall Mór, meaning The Big Church, in Irish) is a town lying beneath the westeren slopes of Devil's Bit Mountain in County Tipperary. Since February 1964, the town has been the site of the Garda Síochána College, the centre for training Ireland's police force.

The town is of Georgian style architecture with three storey houses on the main street built by Sir John Carden II, a 19th century landlord. The market square with its Town Hall in the centre of the town is reputed locally to be the widest in either Ireland or Britain, and backs on to a 70 acre wooded Town Park that was formerly part of the Carden estate.  The park holds the remains of Templemore Abbey and Black Castle. Also in the park are a large lake and swimming pool.

There is good fishing for brown trout on the upper reaches of the River Suir near the town, and the lake in the town park holds pike, roach, perch and tench. The North Tipperary Foxhounds hunt the district.

Gardens

Bellefield Garden - Shinrone County Offaly Ireland
Bellefield
Birr, Co. Offaly
The love of plants is an all consuming passion for garden architect Angela Jupe and the rationale behind the creation of her new garden. It’s a passion that prompted her to plant 1,000 scarlet tulips for pointillist effect in the meadow i ...
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Golf

Nenagh Golf Club - Nenagh County Tipperary Ireland
Nenagh Golf Club
Nenagh, Co. Tipperary
Course Type: Parkland
Blending the old with the new, Nenagh Golf Club’s regulation Par 72 Patrick Merrigan designed layout offers a wonderful array of golfing holes over 6,009 metres - ten Par 4’s, four Par 5’s and four superb Par 3’s, each wit ...
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Self Catering

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Roundwood House - The Coach House, The Forge & The Cottage
Mountrath, Co. Laois
Three self-catering units situated on the grounds of Roundwood House, an 18th century Palladian Villa, in a beautiful region of central Ireland at the foot of the unspoilt Slieve Bloom Mountains. Each building possesses immense character and ...
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What's On

Nenagh Farmers Market - Co Tipperary - Saturdays
Nenagh Farmers Market - Every Saturday 10-3pm

Quintins Way, Nenagh, Co Tipperary

Contact: Michael Seymour 086 400 0680
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Tourist Attractions

Roscrea Castle & Heritage Centre - Roscrea County Tipperary Ireland
Roscrea Castle & Heritage Centre
Roscrea, Co. Tipperary
Roscrea Castle was originally erected by King John I of England. The later rectangular keep, known as Ormonde Castle, was built by James Butler, 4th Earl of Ormond some time before 1450. What remains today consists of a gate tower, curtain wa ...
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Wedding Venues

Ashley Park House - Nenagh County Tipperary Ireland
Ashley Park House
Nenagh, Co. Tipperary
From the minute you turn off the busy Nenagh/Borrisokane road towards Ashley Park, you will find yourself in a time warp. Margaret and P J Mounsey’s home is one of those beautiful 18th century houses where all is elegance and comfort - this ...
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