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Heritage Centres

Local authorities may provide and support heritage centres to exhibit local historical and cultural information, provide guided tours and host heritage events.

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Carrick on Suir Heritage Centre

The Pre-Reformation burial ground and church site of Carrick Mor (Big Carrick) features the former Protestant Church, now restored as a heritage Centre. Many interesting gravestones are to be found including a memorial to Thomas Butler (d.1604) an illegitimate son of Thomas, 10th Earl of Ormond. Buried here also is Dorothea Herbert (1770-1829), author of “Retrospections”. Numerous local artefacts and photographs are on display. Also on display is the 17th century Duke of Ormonde Church Plate Collection.

Cashel Heritage Centre

The award winning Heritage Centre is located on Main Street in Cashel. A large scale model of Cashel in the 1640's highlights the lesser known treasures of the town. Audio commentary is in French, German, Spanish, Italian, Irish and English. The Charters of Cashel, King Charles II 1663 and James II 1687 are on permanent display. Free Admission.

Genealogy Centre

Genealogy Centre - Re-connect with the land of your ancestors

Research is undertaken on a small fee basis

Clients are welcome to our Genealogy Centre with no appointment necessary

Visit our On-Line Genealogy Research Service at

The North Tipperary Genealogy Centre, The Governor’s House, Kickham St., Nenagh, Co. Tipperary, Ireland

Thomas MacDonagh Museum

One of the seven signatories of the Proclamation in 1916, he was born in Cloughjordan in 1878, son of teachers Joseph MacDonagh and Mary Louise Parker. He had two sisters and three brothers. He went to Rockwell College, Cashel, Co Tipperary in 1894 initially to train as a priest but found he did not have a vocation and became a teacher. He taught in St Kieran’s College Kilkenny (1901-1903) and in St Colman’s College in Fermoy, Co. Cork (1903-1908) before joining the staff at St. Enda’s School in Dublin in 1908. He was a member of the Gaelic League.