(population 16,182) is the capital of Tipperary South Riding.
It lies on the on the River Suir on the Tipperary-Waterford
South Riding County Museum. Open Tuesday to Saturday all year.
The Museum of Transport in Richmond Mill, Market Place. Open
The Franciscan Friary, featuring a 15th-century tower.
The Main Guard, the oldest public Classical building in Ireland.
The facade visible today, dating back to 1674, was a courthouse
built by James Butler, the first Duke of Ormonde. It is currently
closed for restoration work.
The town walls, dating back to the 15th century.
Old Saint Mary's Church, built in 1204.
The County Courthouse, designed in 1802.
Temporary art exhibitions at the South Tipperary Arts Centre
in Nelson Street.
Greyhound Track is closed at time of writing, but it is expected
to reopen in 2001. Normally, racing is held on Mondays and Thursdays
at 8 pm.
Powerstown Park Racecourse, north of the town, holds several
meetings throughout the year.
The town has several swimming pools and gyms, as well as a pitch
and putt club and two nearby golf clubs: Clonmel Golf Club in
Lyreanearla (Tel.052-24050/21138) and Slievenamon Golf Course
on the Fethard Road.
is on Bus Éireann's Limerick-Waterford route (six buses
a day), which has connections at Waterford for Roslare ferry
There are four Bus Éireann Expressway buses to Dublin,
and three to Cork.
There is one train a day from Cork to Roslare ferry port that
stops at Clonmel. If you must travel by train to Dublin, you
have to get the Cork train and change at Limerick Junction or
get the Roslare train and change at Waterford. There is also
a shuttle bus to Limerick Junction in the morning and back again
in the evening.
details for Clonmel
or (01) 8366222 http://www.irishrail.ie/
Chamber of Commerce
South Riding Enterprise Board
Joseph's County Hospital
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