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  • Cashel - tourist attractions - rock of Cashel - heritage town - tipperary ireland - holidays - places to see
    Solicitors Industry Local Multinationals Tidy Towns Tidy Towns Committee Contact Us Contact Form Location Find out what s on this month Genealogy Tipperary Family History Research facility TFHR Tipperary Family History Research is the only facility to offer a research service based on access to the Baptismal and Marriage records of the Catholic Church in the Archdiocese of Cashel Emly The Archdiocese covers most of County Tipperary and part of County Limerick and it contains 46 Parishes map The Tipperary Family History Research facility TFHR was established solely to provide a research service to those people who have Tipperary ancestery enabling you to have your ancestors records found and increase your knowledge of your family history We hope you ll find our services and this website useful to you in your research and look forward to working on your behalf Tipperary Excel also offers access to Memorial Records for World War I and can provide a search facility of this database We can offer details on the regiment rank place and date of death of Irish Service Men and Women who fought and died in this war To request a search please telephone 353 0 62 80555 or 80520 Located Tipperary Excel Mitchell Street Tipperary Town Co Tipperary Bolton Library When researching Church of Ireland records the following contact details may be of assistance 1 Dean Fields The Deanery Cashel Co Tipperary Phone 353 062 61232 2 Representative Church Body Dublin Phone 353 01 4923979 3 Bolton Library Cashel Phone 353 062 61944 Email boltonlibrary gmail com Located John Street Cashel Co Tipperary Bru Boru Cultural Centre Online Irish Genealogy Databases for Co Tipperary South This site is part of the Irish Genealogical Online Record Search System ORS an all Ireland initiative organised by the Irish Family History Foundation The

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    Support Marketing Office Supplies Opticians Photography Postage and Delivery Printers Public Services Solicitors Industry Local Multinationals Tidy Towns Tidy Towns Committee Contact Us Contact Form Location Find out what s on this month GPS Audio Tour Cashel ie is proud to offer the Essential Cashel tour on a number of platforms for free Simply click on the drop down menu below and choose the device you wish to download the

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    name Aherlow is derived from the Irish eathralach meaning between two highlands The highlands referred to are the Slievenamuck where the car park is situated with excellent views of the Galtee Mountains across the valley Slievenamuck is said to be named after a great pig slain there by Fionn MacCumhail The area is also said to have been completely covered in oak woods through which roamed herds of wild pigs These woods were cut down in the 17th century for use in tanning and shipbuilding Classic Walk 7 4km 4 5 miles Climb 250 metres 775 feet Walking time 2 hours Park in the Car Park at the top of Slievenamuck Hill From the Car Park walk north eastwards along a track that was the old Bianconi Coach Road for 350 metres downhill to STAFFORD O BRIEN S BIANCONI S WELL Return to the Car Par by the same route From the Car Park walk eastwards along a track for 2 25 kms until you reach a Forest Road 950 metres along the track from the Car Park there is a rock cliff on your left it is 60 metres in off the track called CARRIGEENINA and it offers excellent views of the surrounding countryside 550 metres further eastwards of this viewing point there is another rock cliff it is 40 metres in off the track on your left It is called LEAC A THORABH flagstone of the bull 750 metres from here is the forest road referred to above Continue straight onwards eastwards along the forest road for 200 metres until you reach another junction of forest roads At the junction turn right heading south westwards and continue along this road for 1 9 kilometres until you reach a tar road at CHRIST THE KING STATUE in the Lower Car Park Follow the tar road downhill for 1 1 kilometres until you reach the end of the forest on your right Here a track leads into a farmhouse on your right Follow this track for about 30 metres to its bend and from the bend head north eastwards inside in the gully in the forest for 750 metres until you reach the tar road This 750 metre walk is along the old Coach Road and along the way you cross over a forest road and then over and interesting stone bridge Cross over to the other side of the tar road and follow the Coach Road again through the forest This takes you back to the Upper Car Park where you started off from Family Walk 3 3 kilometres 2 miles Climb 130 metres 400 feet Walking time 75 minutes From the Upper Car Park walk southwards downhill along the tar road for 1 1 kilometres until you reach CHRIST THE KING STATUE near the Lower Car Park You then follow the route from here back to the Upper Car Park via the Old Coach Road as described above in the Classic Walk Approximately 30 minutes from Cashel Address

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    Date Dated 1792 Entry for Francis Grose from The General Biographical Dictionary by Alexander Chalmers F S A 1814 Vol 16 FRANCIS GROSE an eminent English antiquary was born in 1731 and having a taste for heraldry and antiquities his father procured him a place in the college of arms which however he resigned in 1763 By his father he was left an independent fortune which he was not of a disposition to add to or even to preserve He early entered into the Surrey militia Rising to rank of Captain but still had very little skill in handling money His losses on this occasion roused his latent talents with a good classical education he united a fine taste for drawing which he now began to cultivate and encouraged by his friends he undertook the work from which he derived both profit and reputation his Views of Antiquities in England and Wales which he first began to publish in numbers in 1773 and finished in 1776 The next year he added two more volumes to his English views in which he included the islands of Guernsey and Jersey which were completed in 1787 This work which was executed with accuracy and elegance soon became a favourite with the public at large A volume on Scotland soon followed Before he had concluded this work he proceeded to Ireland intending to furnish that kingdom with views and descriptions of her antiquities in the same manner he had executed those of Great Britain but soon after his arrival in Dublin being at the house of Mr Hone there he suddenly was seized at table with an apoplectic fit on the 6th May 1791 and died immediately He was interred in Dublin His literary history says a friend respectable as it is was exceeded

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    huge it s complex it s iconic there is nothing like it anywhere else in the world and it s right here in Cashel at the heart of Tipperary The Rock of Cashel Carraig Phádraig more formally St Patrick s Rock it is also known as Cashel of the Kings Reputedly the site of the conversion of Aenghus the King of Munster by St Patrick in the 5th century AD Long before the Norman invasion The Rock of Cashel was the seat of the High Kings of Munster although there is little structural evidence of their time here Most of the buildings on the current site date from the 12th and 13th centuries when the rock was gifted to the Church The buildings represent both Hiberno Romanseque and Germanic influences in their architecture To quote from the WIKI entry The complex has a character of its own unique and native and is one of the most remarkable collections of Celtic art and medieval architecture to be found anywhere in Europe The Rock is the setting of the fictional Sister Fidelma Mysteries mediaeval whodunits from Peter Tremayne Open Mid March to Mid June daily 9 30am 5 30pm Mid June to

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    Motor Factors Pharmacies Business Services Accountants and Auditors Archaeology Architects and Engineers Chamber Of Commerce Community Groups Education Financial Garden and Landscaping Health and Fitness Insurance IT Services and Support Marketing Office Supplies Opticians Photography Postage and Delivery Printers Public Services Solicitors Industry Local Multinationals Tidy Towns Tidy Towns Committee Contact Us Contact Form Location Find out what s on this month Rural Charter Cashel is the Irish representative town

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    Archbishop David Mc Kelly and was dedicated to St Dominic David Mc Kelly is first mentioned as Dean of Cashel and then as a Dominican Friar He became Bishop of Cloyne and in 1238 he was appointed Archbishop of Cashel He died on 2nd March 1253 and was buried in the Chapel of the Apostles on The Rock 9 Folk Village The Folk Village was opened in 1984 It is the birthplace of Dr John Lanigan D D 1758 1828 The museum contains many artefacts pertaining to past life in Tipperary 10 Back of the Pipes The Back of the Pipes was erected by the Commissioners of Cashel in 1842 to provide a water supply to the town At the time water was discharged through gargoyles into individual troughs In 1986 the structure was restored and converted into a fountain 11 Town City Hall The City Hall was originally a market building For several hundred years it was the centre of administration for the town and surrounding areas The building is now used as a heritage centre and tourist office 12 Croke Memorial The Croke Memorial was erected in 1895 as a tribute to Thomas Croke 1824 1902 who was Archbishop of cashel and Emly from 1875 until his death The monument was originally located at the junction of Main Street and Friar Street the cross was demolished in a traffic accident and a replica was commissioned The monument was relocated to its current position 13 Kearney s Castle Kearney s Castle is a fifteenth century castle In the past it was used as a garrison by Lord Inchiquin s army The Kearney family lived in the building for many years Fr John Kearney was hanged in the castle in 1652 The building now operates as a hotel 14 St John the Baptist Church Opened in 1795 Cashel Parish Church is one of the oldest Catholic churches in present day Ireland The church was built on the site of the Franciscan Friary The original structure was a plain rectangular building divided into three sections at ground level resembling the basic plan of an ancient Roman basilica For over one hundred years the church was almost totally devoid of seating on the ground floor The cut stone facade and the bell tower were added during the time of Dean James McDonnell P P 1831 1855 15 Bothan Scoir The Bothan Scoir Peasant Dwelling is a preserved 17th century tenant cottage dating from around 1640 It is the last of ten small farm labourer s dwelling that once stood here Four of them were built of stone similar to this one and had thatched roofs the rest were made of mud and wattles Opposite the Bothan is the Ducking pond where unpleasant punishment was dished out to ladies who were guilty of unsocial behaviour 16 Bolton Library In 1729 Archbishop Theophilus Bolton was promoted to Cashel In his will of 1744 he bequeathed around six thousand volumes to the Cashel diocese the

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