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Hotels in County Tipperary
Tipperary is a large and beautiful county situated in the mid-west of Ireland. The river Shannon runs down the western edge.
Cahir is a town in South Tipperary, Ireland and is best known for its castle and the Swiss cottage. Cahir Castle is one of the largest castles in Ireland, and was built in 1142 by Conor O'Brien, Prince of Thomond, on an island in the river Suir. Built around 1810 at Kilcommon near the town of Cahir in County Tipperary (Ireland), the Swiss cottage is a fine example of cottage ornée, or ornamental cottage. It was originally part of the estate of Lord and Lady Cahir, and used for entertaining guests.
Clonmel is noted in greyhound circles for being the home of the annual National Hare Coursing Meeting in early February. Included in this event is the prestigious Ladies’ International Open Meeting and the coursing derby. At this time each year, Clonmel's population is swollen by a large influx of sports people from Ireland, the UK, and from as far afield as Australia, New Zealand, the United States and the Middle East.
Nenagh's historic attractions include Nenagh Castle, the Heritage Centre, and the ruined Franciscan abbey. Nenagh Castle was built c1200 by Theobald Fitzwalter, the first Butler, and completed by his son also Theobald c1220. Nenagh also contains the ruins of a Franciscan Friary and the medieval priory of St John on the outskirts of the town at Tyone.