Things To Do & See

The area in and around Nenagh is full of cultural attractions and you will never be short of something to do. In addition, there are many commemorative events taking place this year as part of the 1916 Centenary and we list some of these below. Further attractions and events will be added as they become known during the following months.

Things to See

In Nenagh:
Nenagh Heritage Centre
Nenagh Genealogy Centre
Nenagh Arts Centre
Nenagh Castle
Nenagh Courthouse
Nenagh County Market

Cahir Castle
Slieve Felim Way
Brian Boru Heritage Centre 
Wild Atlantic Way
Blarney Castle
Ormond Castle
Mitchelstown Caves
Bunratty Castle & Folk Park 
Birr Castle
Clonmacnoise monastery 

Things To Do

In Nenagh:
North Tipperary Agricultural Show (probably 1st Aug 2016)
Further events will be announced during the course of the year so check back for regular updates.

The XXXI Olympic Games 2016, Nenagh, Co. Tipperary (watch it live from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - Ireland is only 2 hours ahead of Rio)
Galway Races (25-31 July and 5-6 Sep, Galway) 
Birr Vintage Week & Arts Festival (provisionally 29 Jul - 5 Aug 2016, Birr, Co. Offaly)
Kilkenny Arts Festival (5-14 Aug 2016, Co. Kilkenny)
Dingle Races (5-7 Aug 2016, Dingle, Co. Kerry)
Puck Fair (10-12 Aug 2016, Killorglin, Co. Kerry) 
Fleadh Cheoil (14-22 Aug 2016, Ennis, Co. Clare)
Terryglass Arts Festival (Aug 17-21, Co. Tipperary)
Masters of Tradition (17-21 Aug, Bantry, Co. Cork) 
Rose of Tralee International Festival (Aug 17-23, Tralee, Co. Kerry)
Portroe Gathering 2016 (Friday 26th Aug- Sunday 28th Aug, Portree, Co. Tipperary)

The Genealogy Event (Sep 2-3, Adare, Co. Limerick)
The Electric Picnic, Music & Arts Festival (Sep 2-4, Stradbally, Co. Laois) 
Clarecastle & Ballyea Heritage Week (August 2016, Co. Clare)
Lecture on Tulla men in 1916 (Tulla Courthouse, August 2016, Co. Tipperary)
Various events associated with National Heritage Week (20-28 Aug 2016) - further information will be announced later in the year
The 2016 Summer Paralympic Games, 7-18 Sep, Tipperary (watch it live from Rio)

If you hear of an event that you think should be included, simply drop us an email at

For the latest information about what's on, visit the following websites: - for local events in Nenagh - for general tourist-oriented events around the country - for commemorative events associated with the centenary of the Easter Rising 1916
National Heritage Week (20-28 August 2016) - for cultural & heritage events all around the country

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