Top Choice Historic Site in Cashel

Rock of Cashel

The Rock of Cashel is one of Ireland's most spectacular archaeological sites, a prominent green hill, banded with limestone outcrops, rising from a grassy plain and bristling with ancient fortifications. Sturdy wall…
Ruins in Cashel

Athassel Priory

Reached over a stile and across grassy (but sometimes muddy) fields, the atmospheric and delightful ruins of Athassel Priory sit in the shallow and verdant River Suir Valley, 7km southwest of Cashel. The original bu…
Historic Site in Cashel

Hore Abbey

Just under 1km north of the Rock, the formidable ruin of 13th-century Hore Abbey (also known as Hoare Abbey or St Mary's) stands in flat farmland. Originally Benedictine and settled by monks from Glastonbury in Engl…
Museum in Cashel

Brú Ború

The privately run heritage and cultural centre is next to the car park below the Rock of Cashel, and offers absorbing insights into Irish traditional music, dance and song. The centre's main attraction, the Sounds o…
Museum in Cashel

Bolton Library

This forbidding 1836 stone building houses a splendid 18th-century collection of books, maps and manuscripts from the dawn of printing onwards, with works by writers from Chaucer to Swift.
Museum in Cashel

Cashel Heritage Town Centre Museum

Located in the town hall alongside the tourist office, the displays include a scale model of Cashel in the 1640s with an accompanying soundtrack.
Museum in Cashel

Cashel Folk Village

An engaging exhibition of old buildings, shopfronts and memorabilia from around the town. It's a bit slipshod in a heart-warming way.