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 transportation to Australia.

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1. Franciscan Friary

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Inside this medieval friary, near the door, is a 1533 Butler tomb depicting a knight and his lady. There's some fine modern stained-glass, especially in…

2. Main Guard

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The beautifully restored Main Guard is a Butler courthouse dating from 1675 and based on a design by Christopher Wren, with an elegant columned loggia…

3. South Tipperary County Museum

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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…

4. Anne St

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This charming Clonmel street is lined with picturesque Georgian terraces dating from 1820.

5. Sheila-na-gig

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On the way down to Watergate Bridge from Main St is a fine sheila-na-gig (a sexually explicit medieval depiction of a woman) embedded in the old town wall…

6. Holy Trinity Church

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This church and churchyard occupy a captivating time warp. The main part of the building dates from the 13th century, though its ancient walls have been…

7. Fethard Horse Country Experience

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Housed in Fethard's 17th-century Tholsel (town hall), this museum traces the role of the horse in Irish history and culture, from military steeds and…

8. Augustinian Friary

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On the eastern edge of the village stands a 14th-century Augustinian friary, now a Catholic church, with medieval stained-glass and an in-your-face sheila…