+353 (0) 63 91300 reception@ballyhoura.org

Templebraden is a village in East County Limerick, situated on the Limerick-Tipperary N24 road.

The parish of Pallasgreen and Templebraden also has strong connections with the bordering county, Tipperary as it is one of a number of parishes in east County Limerick which form an integral part of the catholic diocese of Cashel and Emly.

Whose Archbishop has his palace at Thurles, County Tipperary. The parish had originally been part of the ancient diocese of Emly until it joined with Cashel in 1718.

Templebraden is located 31.5 kilometres; 37 minutes away from Limerick City.

Templebraden graveyard has yet to be digitally surveyed on Historicgraves.com

ST. BRIGIDS CHURCH, TEMPLEBRADEN

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Templebraden; St Brigid’s is a Roman Catholic Church in the parish of Pallasgreen, Templebraden in the diocese of Cashel and Emly.

Phone: 061 384 114/ 087 203 6763

Email: psobroin1@gmail.com

SARSFIELD’S ROCK

(NEAR TEMPLEBRADEN CHURCH), BALLYNEETY, CO LIMERICK

Sarsfields Rock, a large rocky outcrop near Templebredon Church, commands fine views of the surrounding hill country, and looks down on the site of the triumphant goal of what is widely considered one of the greatest feats in world military history, performed during the Williamite War by the Jacobite General Patrick Sarsfield, Earl of Lucan.

This large rock located in the centre of a field in Ballyneety, co. Limerick is a historic monument. From the rocks vantage point you can enjoy a panoramic view of the magnificent surrounding countryside.

The rock looks down on the spot where, during Sarsfield’s ride on the night of august 10th 1690. Sarsfield and his cavalry descended on the Williamite Camp. They captured it and destroyed the guns and ammunition, thus bringing to an end one of the sieges of limerick.

General Patrick Sarsfield was subsequently known as the heroic defender of limerick. The monument was unveiled by president O’Dalaigh. It features plaques in several languages describing the route taken by Sarsfield and his men on that infamous night.

RYANS HONEY FARM

Pallasgreen, Co. Limerick.

Phone: +353 (0) 62 57147

A leisurely walk around the unique natural garden is a special delight for bird watchers and nature lovers alike. Honey Farm is where the bees are farmed and the gardens are planted with a wide variety of plants and trees to provide the raw materials for the honey. The production hives are all located within a 15 mile radius of the farm. The bee garden is a successful attempt to put back in to the countryside what modern farming is rapidly taking out of it.

The production hives are all located within a 15 mile radius of the farm. The bee garden is a successful attempt to put back in to the countryside what modern farming is rapidly taking out of it.

It has created an area of blossoms, berries and fruit which have established an ecological cycle that integrates the three kingdoms of plant, animal and man.

The Honey Farm is not an area of manicured lawns free of weeds. It is an open space full of maturing grasses and colourful wild flowers.

Many maligned flowers such as dandelion are held in high regard and are given the recognition they deserve.

KING JOHN’S CASTLE, LIMERICK

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CONTACT DETAILS

King John’s Castle, Nicholas Street, Co Limerick.

Phone: +353 61 360 788

Reopening Summer 2013, after €6 million investment visitors of all ages will find something to inspire and excite them at King Johns Castle in Limerick City. Experience Limericks history as never before! The stunning new exhibition will bring to life over 800 years of King John’s Castle and Limerick City’s dramatic history all through Touch-screen technology which will connect visitors to tales of siege and warfare. A dazzling array of CGI animations and ghostly projections will be part of the experience. The castle boasts a brand new visitor centre, bringing together the castles remarkable archaeology and 21st century technology allowing visitors to fully explore and discover King Johns Castle.

Visitors will have interpretation s in their native language guiding them through the complex history of the castle.

King Johns Castle is a 13th century Castle on Kings Island in the heart of medieval Limerick City.   The Castle overlooks the majestic River Shannon offering wonderful panoramic views of Limerick City. Discover excavated pre-Norman houses, fortifications, siege mines, and the battlement walks.

GLENGROVE BED AND BREAKFAST

Registered with Failte Ireland.

Glen, Ballyneety, Co. Limerick.

Phone: 061 351 399

Glengrove is a pleasant and agreeable two storey B&B located in the small village of Ballyneety just a short distance from Limerick city in County Limerick. Sporting a charming red brick design and well-kept front garden, Glengrove looks out onto Limerick Golf & Country Club, where you can pop in for a round of golf and a fine meal. Comfortably furnished and well decked out for guests, they also host Traditional music sessions on certain nights. Glengrove has four guest rooms, three of which are en suite and all of which are equipped with a television, hair dryer and tea making facilities. There is also a babysitting service and a cot and highchair available if you have children. Staying at Glengrove puts you in a position to see many of the south of Ireland’s finest attractions. Head to the beauty of Lough Gur and treat yourself to an enchanting trail walk, or visit Blarney in Cork and kiss the rare stone. Why not travel to Killarney and play a spot of golf, or if you want to stay more locally you could do some shopping in Limerick City, or see the picturesque little village of Adare.

GRANGE FARM HOUSE BED AND BREAKFAST

Unregistered with Fáilte Ireland.

Grange Farm House, Old Road, Grange, Bruff, Co. Limerick.

Phone: 061 382 512

Grange Farm House is a delightful 19th century farm house located in the Bruff area of County Limerick, in Irelands Munster region.

Standing splendidly in a garden area where you can relax and enjoy the views, Grange Farm House has an authentic old rural character. Its been subtly refurbished to make it comfortable yet still it still retains the character and charm of years gone by. You’ll be greeted with tea and scones when you arrive and a warm welcome.

Grange Farm House has a family friendly policy, there’s a babysitting service and children’s meals are available.

SELF CATERING; NELLIE’S COTTAGE

Registered with Fáilte Ireland.

Tower Hill, Cappamore, Co. Limerick.

Phone: +353 61 381 127

Email: teresasheehy2@eircom.net

For a real taste of country living in an area of great scenic beauty, stay at Nellies Cottage near Cappamore in County Limerick. It offers quality self-catering accommodation whether you’re looking for a family holiday, a romantic break or just a comfortable and relaxing base for touring.

The interior of Nellies Cottage is beautifully decorated and all rooms are elegant and relaxing. The property can accommodate a party of up to six people in a twin bedroom and two double bedrooms. Along with the three bedrooms, two of which are ensuite, the cottage has a fully fitted kitchen and a cosy living area.

This pretty country style cottage enjoys a rural location but is only 3km from the picturesque villages of Doon and Cappamore. Tipperary town and Limerick city are also

both only 20km away. While here you can fill your days with outdoor activities like golfing, fishing or exploring the pleasant walking trails nearby. Its location is great for touring the midlands, the south and the west of Ireland, so you really can make the most of your holiday in Ireland when you stay here. Nearby attractions for you to explore include Lough Gur, King Johns Castle and Croom Mills Waterwheel and Heritage Centre.

SELF CATERING; CURRAGHLAHAN HOUSE

Registered with Fáilte Ireland.

CONTACT DETAILS

Curraghlahan, Cappamore, Co. Limerick.

Phone: +353 86 850 4883

Email: david.ryan@agriculture.gov.ie

Curraghlahan House is a four bedroom restored farmhouse in a peaceful setting of the Slieve Felim mountain range, in County Limerick. Forest walks nearby.The property boasts all modern conveniences and features four double bedrooms, three of which are ensuite. One of the bedrooms is on the ground floor and has disabled access. The house is an ideal location for children, or guests with pets, allowing them the space to play with freedom. This is a very peaceful location away from all distractions. Curraghlahan House is a good touring base, being 60km from Shannon airport and 30km from Limerick City with opportunities for golf only 22km away.

PALLASGREEN B&B

Pallasgreen Bed and Breakfast, Limerick Road, Pallasgreen, Co Limerick, Ireland.

Phone: +353 (0) 87 914 3200/ +353 (0) 61 384 216

Email: Rohanrahan@gmail.com

We are situated on the N24 just inside of the 50kph limit (on your right from Limerick) at the Limerick end of the village.

Pallasgreen Bed and Breakfast is conveniently situated near to the centre of the charming village of Pallasgreen which lies 15 miles to south of Limerick city.

We offer a comfortable and well-appointed residence in which to stay. All bedrooms are en-suite and have colour television as standard. Downstairs there is a sitting room, kitchen and dining area for the use of guests during their stay with us.

In the village of Pallasgreen there are three pubs, a supermarket, three take away food outlets and an excellent restaurant, all within easy walking distance.

The village of Pallasgreen is situated in County Limerick and lies midway between the city of Limerick and Tipperary Town. We are approximately 45 mins from Shannon and 90 minutes from Cork airport. Dublin City is just over 2 hours drive away. Limerick and Tipperary between them offer a wonderful range of activities for those who are interested in nature, the great outdoors, walking, history, shopping or simply wining and dining in the mid-western region of Ireland.

THE CLONSHIRE EQUESTRIAN CENTRE

The Clonshire Equestrian Centre, Adare, Co. Limerick.

Phone: 061 396 770

Fax: 061 396 726

Email: info@clonshire.iol.ie

  • Horseback Riding Stables
  • Equestrian centre offering riding for all ages and abilities
  • Full disabled facilities
  • Accommodation available on site either self-catering or full board
  • Unaccompanied childrens holidays
  • 120 acre parkland cross country course
  • Two indoor arenas
  • Extra-large outdoor arena

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FRIARS’ GATE THEATRE & ARTS; KILMALLOCK

Friars’ Gate, Theatre & Arts, Kilmallock, Co. Limerick.

Phone: 063 98727

Email: friarsgate@eircom.net

Web: http://www.friarsgate.ie

TIPPERARY RACECOURSE

Tipperary Racecourse, Limerick Junction, Tipperary.

Phone: +353 062 51357

Fax: +353 062 51303

Email: info@tipperaryraces.ie

The friendly atmosphere at Tipperary makes it an ideal location for a family or business outing or simply an opportunity to meet friends new and old. You can expect first-rate entertainment, a warm welcome and a day second to none.

Located in the heart of Ireland, amid the gently rolling countryside of the Golden Vale, Tipperary Racecourse lies two miles outside Tipperary town, close to the beautiful Glen of Aherlow.

Tipperary Racecourse is one of Ireland’s leading summer racetracks. Top quality Flat and National Hunt racing combined with improved facilities, live music and increased attendances provide a buzz second to none, particularly when you watch your winning horse pass the post.

Tipperary Racecourse is located on the main Limerick – Waterford Road (N24) only 2 miles from Tipperary Town.Tipperary Racecourse is unique in Ireland in that it is the only racecourse adjacent to a railway station. Limerick Junction railway station is a mere 5 minute walk from the track. For timetables etc. contact your local train station, Iarnrod Eireann.

Phone: 01 836 6222

Web: www.irishrail.ie.

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