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Co. Tipperary

13 April 2011

1784 – Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, Cashel

Architect: William Vitruvius Morrison The historic cathedral on the Rock of Cashel was closed for worship in 1721. Meanwhile the old parish church of St John was removed and the present Georgian cathedral...

08 February 2011

1730 – Damer House, Roscrea, Co. Tipperary

Elegant three-storey Georgian house with nine bays built by Joseph Damer in the early 18th century in the courtyard of Roscrea Castle. Built in the Qunne Anne style, Damer House is an example...

01 October 2010

1445 – Kilcooly Abbey, Co. Tipperary

Originally built around 1200, complete destruction of the abbey in 1445 led it its rebuilding. The main part of the abbey consists of the Entrance Chamber, the Church, the Tower and the Sacristy....

09 March 2010

1831 – St. Mary’s Church of Ireland, Tipperary, Co. Tipperary

A cruciform structure with pinnacle gables, tower and a graceful spire, was built in 1831. It has two memorials to the soldiers of “The Great War” (1914-1918). On an interior wall at the...

12 November 2009

2006 – Source Arts Centre, Thurles, Co. Tipperary

Architect: McCullough Mulvin Sited on the banks of the River Suir and entered from a boardwalk along the river, the €10 million Thurles Regional Arts Centre and Branch Library at Cathedral Street in...

12 November 2009

1879 – Cathedral of the Assumption, Thurles, Co. Tipperary

Architect: J.J. McCarthy The Cathedral of the Assumption is the fourth church to be built on this site. The first one recorded was a Carmelite church built in the early fourteenth century. After...

12 November 2009

1460 – Bridge Castle, Thurles, Co. Tipperary

Medieval tower house, similar to many across Ireland, that was built to control a river crossing of the Suir. A small fragment of the east gate of the town wall is still attached...

12 November 2009

1475 – Holycross Abbey, Co. Tipperary

A medieval Cistercian monastery, Holy Cross Abbey was a place of great medieval pilgrimage, and with the Reformation, also a rallying-point for the dispossessed and victims of religious persecution. Following the Cromwellian war,...

12 November 2009

1100 – St. Farannan’s Church – Donaghmore, Co. Tipperary

Medieval church consisting of a nave and chancel with a finely detailed doorway and chancel archway. The doorway has good Romanesque detail as does the chancel arch capitals. The gables were probably restored...