Cashel, County Tipperary
This quaint little town is made famous by the “Rock of Cashel”.
At Ireland and Scotland Luxury Tours we usually visit Cashel on our first day, on the way to Kerry.
The Rock of Cashel is where Saint Patrick once preached.
It dominates the surrounding countryside and the town itself.
At the top, 300 feet up, is a splendid religious complex.
It contains a 13th century Cathedral, a 10th century Round Tower, and many other buildings and monuments.
By the base of the rock is a 13th century Dominican Friary.
The Rock was also known to be the seat for the High Kings of Munster for hundreds of years.
In 1101 it was donated to the church.
Cashel town has some great shops and pubs that serve good quality food.
We often use the little tea/coffee shops that serve homemade faire just to keep our clients from going hungry!
Cashel is recommended on any tours of Ireland.