Hostel in Cashel, Ireland

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Get to know Cashel (no more "I wish I knew this before")

This section is dedicated to take away all your "I wish someone had told me that before I went!" experiences. This way, you are better prepared for what to expect, what not to expect and can spend less time settling in, and more time making new friends in your chosen hostel. We share our insider knowledge of tips, tricks and important things to look out for in Cashel. To help you make friends with Cashel before you visit, we've included a few helpful and fun things you should know about the area. Enjoy!

Cashel is a small town located in County Tipperary, Ireland. It is home to the historic Rock of Cashel, which is one of Ireland's most-visited attractions. The site consists of several castles, churches, and monasteries. The oldest part of this building dates back to the twelfth century, however the site was previously used as the residence of the King of Munster for several hundred years. The complex has some of the most remarkable collection of Celtic art and Medieval architecture in Europe. This iconic structure is located on a hill, which overlooks the surrounding hinterland. There is a visitor centre onsite, which offers regular guided tours.

Cashel is located just off the M8 motorway, which is the main road that connects Dublin and Cork (the two largest cities in Ireland). There are regular buses departing from Cashel to Dublin, Cork, and other towns and cities around Ireland. The closest train stations are located in Cahir and Thurles (both about twenty kilometres away). The closest airports are located in Cork (one hundred kilometers), Shannon (eighty-four kilometers), and Dublin (one hundred seventy kilometers).

With a population of just under three thousand, the town centre itself is very compact and can be walked across in ten minutes, so you can walk around easily from your Cashel hostel to most areas in town. Your hostel in Cashel will offer both dorm-style and private accommodation and will keep you centrally located, close to many amenities. There are several shops, traditional Irish bars, cafes, and restaurants of various ethnicities located in the centre of the town. The majority of these are located on Main Street.

There are several other tourist attractions in Cashel such as the Heritage and Tourist Office, GPA Bolton Library (which houses many books found nowhere else in the world), St. John's Cathedral, and the Cashel Folk Village. The Folk Village includes replica displays of country life in early Ireland, including an old public house, a butcher's shop, a farmhouse, a traveler's caravan, and a chapel. It also includes republican monuments commemorating Tipperary's role in the Anglo-Irish War and Irish Civil War.

Hurling and Gaelic Football are traditional Irish sports, which are played in Leahy Park, which is located on Clonal Road. Hurling is especially popular in this area, and the local team -- named Cashel King Cormacs -- plays in the local championship during the summer months.

Written by local enthusiast for Cashel hostels

Written by local enthusiast for Cashel hostels Shannon Neuber

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Cashel Hostel Cheatsheet

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1 Total number of hostels
$21 Average dorm price
$21 Cheapest hostel in Cashel
Cashel Holiday Hostel is the cheapest
6.8 Average rating of all hostels

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