Lár na Páirce is an exciting visitor centre designed and equipped to tell the story of Gaelic Games from earliest times to the present day.

It is located just off Liberty Square in Thurles in a most imposing, elegant 19th-century building. This fine cut-stone edifice was built for the National Bank at the time of the G.A.A.’s foundation. Thurles Development Association, Shannon Development and Tipperary G.A.A acquired the building to develop a visitor attraction for the town.

President Mary Robinson officially opened this interpretative centre of Gaelic Games in 1994.

The various exhibits invite the visitor to experience the excitement and colour of Hurling, Gaelic Football, Camogie and Handball.

Lar-Na-Pairce, Thurles

Brú Ború is a national cultural centre at the foot of the Rock of Cashel.

This cultural village is designed around a village green and is home to the study and celebration of native Irish music, song, dance, theatre and Celtic studies.

It has a folk theatre, genealogy centre, restaurant and other amenities.

Brú Ború traditional Irish music and dance group have performed worldwide.

Cashel Folk Village is a delightful series of informal reconstructions of various traditional thatched village shops, a forge, and other businesses, together with a penal Chapel.

The village is situated in a confined area within the town of Cashel, near the famous Rock Of Cashel.

An extensive display of signs and other commercial memorabilia adds to the appeal of this pleasant display of local history.

There is also an old IRA museum and audio-visual presentation (1916 -1923).

Cashel Folk Park
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