Things to do in the area

Thurles is the home of the GAA, and Lár na Páirce is located close to both Hayes Hotel and Semple Stadium.

For lovers of history, Lár na Páirce is not the only museum in Thurles: St. Mary’s Famine and War Museum is also located within walking distance, Cormackstown Heritage Centre is also a must for history lovers, while Holy Cross Abbey, the Rock of Cashel, and Farney Castle are a short drive away.

For those more interested in physical pursuits, see the Upperchurch website for more information about walking trails and the recently opened climbing wall, Upper Limits, or Cabragh Wetlands to see some of local flora and fauna.

For more information on things to do in Thurles, the Thurles town website provides information on the town, is a regularly updated website carrying local news, while Hidden Tipperary carries information about things to do in County Tipperary.

For a broader view of tourism in Ireland, visit the Irish Tourist website.