Tipperary

Brief overview

Tipperary town in County Tipperary in central southern Ireland. Its population is around 4500 people, the town is a medieval foundation and became a population centre in the early 13th century. The town is situated on the N24 route between Limerick city and Waterford city. It has a large agricultural catchment area in west Tipperary and east County Limerick and was historically a significant market town.

Clonmel is the largest town in the Tipperary county with over 15,000 residents. Cashel is a town 30 minutes outside Clonmel with a population of approximately 3000 people. Clonmel is the county town of Co. Tipperary and covers an area of approximately 11.59km2 and is situated on the River Suir with the Comeragh Mountains to the South and Slievenamon Mountain to the northeast.



Working in the area (Tipperary Town)

St Vincents is the largest hospital in Tipperary . There are 4 clinics that provide GP services in Tipperary town (www.whatclinic.com/doctors/ireland/county-tipperary/tipperary-town).

Tipperary is not a large town, Main street can be navigated by foot but cars are the most common form of transport.

Tipperary railway station is on the Limerick to Waterford line and also operate to Limerick Junction which has numerous services to Cork, Dublin Heuston and Limerick and onward connections to Ennis, Athenry and Galway.

Tipperary Town is well serviced by Bus Eireann. Services all main towns and cities (www.buseireann.ie).


Working in the area (Clonmel and Cashel)

South Tipperary General Hospital is the largest hospital in the region, there are over 10 GP clinics in Clonmel also. Being a considerably smaller town, there are 4 GP clinics in Cashel and 2 hospitals (Our Lady’s County and Surgical Hospital and St Patricks Geriatric Hospital).

The town of Clonmel is well served by train and bus links to both local and national destinations. Bus Éireann offers connections to many parts of the country including Cork, Dublin, Kilkenny and Waterford as well as serving local towns such as Cahir, Carrick on Suir and Clogheen. The train station, Iarnród Éireann, has daily rail links to both Waterford (Plunkett) and Limerick Junction and from these stations you can continue your journey to various destinations.


Living in the area (Tipperary Town)

Tipperary Town offers the combination of town and rural life with modern amenities in town such as restaurants and bars etc. Areas of natural interest include the Glen of Aherlow and there are many outdoor activities such as golf, horse riding, horse racing and walking. There are primary and secondary schools in Tipperary, the closest universities are in Limerick about 40 minutes away by car.

Living in the area (Clonmel and Cashel)

Both towns are well located for outdoor activities, the Comeragh Mountains and Knockmealdown Mountains are close by and offer many exciting trails and landmarks to visit. The Rock of Cashel and Cahir Castle are another popular landmarks in the region that attract many tourists every year. Popular leisure activities include cycling, bird watching, fishing, horse riding and golf.

Clonmel is a large town and has all the amenities of restaurants, bars, shops etc. and is a busy tourist destination particularly in the summer months. Cachel is a smaller town but also popular with tourists so has many amenities.

There are many primary and secondary schools in the area. Clonmel is home to LIT Clonmel, a vibrant campus situated in the town of Clonmel. It delivers programmes in Business, Marketing, Creative Multimedia, Digital Animation Production and Game Art and Design.


Airports

Tipperary town is an hour’s drive to Shannon airport where there are direct flights to Spain, convenient for Spanish doctors working in Ireland.

Cork and Shannon airports are about 100km away; Dublin airport is about 200 km away from Clonmel. All the airports listed fly direct to Spain, ideal for Spanish GPs working in Ireland.


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