Many of Tipperary’s highlights are close to Thurles, so it is a smart choice as a place to base yourself during your visit. Among the most interesting places to see are the marvelous Holy Cross Abbey and the fantastic Bru Boru Cultural Centre. Also, well worth the effort are Cashel Cathedral and Dominics Abbey.
You’ll find many unique cultural attractions in and around Thurles. Discover the museums and exhibit spaces the Cashel Folk Village in Cashel.
If you're crazy about sports, you’ll enjoy seeing Thurles favorites, the Tipperary GAA, take to the field at Semple Stadium, Cashel. On game days follow the river of blue, yellow and white, to the stadium, then after the final siren sounds, join fans in the nearby pubs and relive the games finest moments over a few cold beers.
There are a number of good places to stay in the local area. Make reservations for the Baileys Hotel Cashel, or the Palm Grove House B&B, Cashel, which are among the most talked about local options.