Tipperary, The Golden Vale County is rich with culture, heritage and scenery. Lush landscapes & fascinating archaeological sites like Rock of Cashel cannot be missed.
Clonmel in South Tipperary is situated along the River Suir nestled in the Comeragh Mountains. Clonmel is the ideal base to visit a wide range of wonderful attractions. These not only include the breath-taking scenery at the Glen of Aherlow but Cahir Castle, the Swiss Cottage, Mitchelstown Caves and in addition a feast of cycling, golf, walking and equestrian activities.
Festivals & Events
The Clonmel Junction Festival is an annual seven day festival. Enjoy world class theatre, circus, dance, music, children’s events and street theatre all in the medieval town of Clonmel. The town excels in showcasing both national and international performing arts, theatre, drama and workshops for all audiences. For a town with no committed performing arts venue, the Clonmel Junction Festival excels at showcasing the best of local national and international arts, theatre and drama to Clonmel audiences. From art exhibitions to street performances, to comedy acts, drama, workshops and performances to some of biggest names in music worldwide - this is one festival not to be missed when visiting the South East.
Monday 3rd July 2017 to Sunday 9th July 2017
Bulmer’s Comedy Festival
Clonmel is delighted to welcome some of Irelands and the world’s most well-known and popular comedians to the town each November. All shapes and forms of comic entertainment will be taking place throughout the festival with no one and nowhere safe from comic assault!
2017 dates to be confirmed
Festival Cluain Meala
Festival Cluain Meala takes over Clonmel. The Festival is a collaboration of three major festivals in Clonmel this summer – The Medieval Town Walls Festival, The Suir Valley Three Day Cycling Festival and the Clonmel Busking Festival. The town will be completely transformed over the ten summer days with gigs, bike races, concerts, fairs etc. With so many free street activities for both young and old, Festival Cluain Meala is sure to have something for you.
Sunday 30th July to Monday 7th August 2017
Clonmel Busking and Arts Festival
Clonmel Busking and Arts festival is a four day free music and arts festival taking place in Clonmel. The town will be playing host to over one hundred bands playing over one hundred gigs in many destinations all over the town. The Clonmel Busking and Arts Festival comes to a climax when O’Connell Street is completely taken over with a colossal “Street Ceilí” .
Thursday 10th August to Sunday 13th August 2017