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Co. Tipperary

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...

12 November 2009

1875 – St. Peter’s and Pauls’ Church, Clonmel, Co. Tipperary

Architect: J.J. O’Callaghan, G.C. Ashlin Construction took so long that both the original architect, O’Callaghan working in anusual style for him, and the replacement, Ashlin, had died. A robust romanesque style, the interior...

12 November 2009

1857 – Clonmel Church of Ireland, Tipperary

Architect: Joseph Welland Somewhere under the Victorian additions is a medieval church – largely rebuilt by Joseph Welland in 1857, and later added to by his son in 1864. There is a fine...

12 November 2009

1867 – St. Mary’s Church, Clonmel, Co. Tipperary

Architect:John B. Keane, John Bourke, G.C. Ashlin, George Goldie Designed by John B. Keane, St. Mary’s took over twenty years to complete and Keane died during construction. The church was then completed by...

11 November 2009

1270 – Cathedral, Rock of Cashel, Co. Tipperary

The Rock of Cashel, also known as Cashel of the Kings, is an historic complex of buildings and is one of the most remarkable collections of Celtic art and medieval architecture to be...