Historic Building in Clonmel

Main Guard

At the junction of Mitchell and Sarsfield Sts is the beautifully restored Main Guard, a Butler courthouse dating from 1675 and based on a design by Christopher Wren. The columned porticos are once again open (after …
Museum in Clonmel

South Tipperary County Museum

Informative displays on the history of County Tipperary from Neolithic times to the present are covered at this well-put-together museum, which also hosts changing exhibitions.
Historic Building in Clonmel

County Courthouse

The refurbished County Courthouse south of Parnell St was designed by Richard Morrison in 1802. It was here that the Young Irelanders of 1848, including Thomas Francis Meagher, were tried and sentenced to transporta…
Historic Building in Clonmel

Franciscan Friary

West along Mitchell St (past the town hall with its statue commemorating the 1798 Rising) and south down Abbey St is the Franciscan friary. Inside, near the door, is a 1533 Butler tomb depicting a knight and his lad…
Architecture in Clonmel

Anne St

This charming Clonmel street is lined with rows of picturesque Georgian cottages dating from 1820.