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County Tipperary, Ireland

county tipperaryTipperary is Ireland's largest inland county and gets its name from the Irish word 'Tiobraid Arann' - the well of Ára. Tipperary borders the mountain ranges of the Galtees, the Knockmealdowns and the Silvermines.

The Rock of Cashel is one of Tipperary's most popular attractions as is Lough Derg, the biggest lake on the river Shannon. Clonmel, Tipperary's largest town comes from the Irish Cluain Meala - the pasture of honey.

Other places to visit in Tipperary include Roscrea and Carrick-on-Suir, Cahir Castle, and Holy Cross Abbey where you can trace the footsteps of early Christianity in Ireland.

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