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.
Rent a bike, inhale the fresh air, head off on a casual ramble in the Nore Valley or spend the day at Clonmel racecourse, the choice is truly endless. Neighbouring counties Cork, Clare, Limerick, Waterford, Kilkenny, and Laois & Galway & Offaly are easily reached from Clonmel.
Darkness into Light Saturday 11th May 2019:
For the first time ever, Clonmel are hosting their very own darkness into light walk on the 11th of May at 4:15AM.
This is to raise awareness about mental health and raise funds for Pieta House who run a 24/7 helpline for people who may need them.
This is an event run all over the country where thousands of people come together for a great cause.
More information regarding the event can be found on: https://www.darknessintolight.ie/about
Clonmel Junction Festival 2019:
Clonmel Junction Festival runs from the 1st to the 7th of July 2019 and presents a programme of events including theatre, live music, street performance, comedy, visual art and food events, for the 18th year running.
This seven-day celebration hosts world class theatre, circus, dance, music, children’s events and street theatre all in the medieval town of Clonmel.
More information regarding the event can be found on: @ http://www.junctionfestival.com/about-us/about-the-festival
The Clonmel Show Sunday 7th July 2019
The Clonmel Show is taking place on Sunday the 7th of July 2019 this year in Powerstown Park Racecourse.
An agricultural show has been held in Clonmel every year since 1865 and always attracts large crowds.
The show aims to promote development and research across a range of agricultural, horticultural and equine disciplines.
More information can be found on: https://www.clonmelshow.ie/
Clonmel Busking & Arts Festival 2019:
This year the town is hosting its four-day free music and arts festival from the 8th to 11th of August 2019.
The entire town comes together on this weekend to enjoy live music performances throughout the town during the day, while at night the town hosts concerts in various venues.
More information regarding the event can be found on: www.clonmelbuskingfestival.com