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Roscrea Travel guide
Roscrea : Michelin's recommendations
Roscrea, a prosperous farming centre on the steep banks of the River Bunnow, was founded in the 7C by Saint Cronan, and developed around the small medieval town, of which the castle and monastery are all that remain.
Tourist attractions Roscrea : Things to see and do
Church Street IRL - Roscrea
This is the site of a monastery founded by Saint Cronan in the 7C and destroyed four times during the 12C, now marked only by the main facade of a 12C church. The carved figure above the entrance is probably Saint Cronan. North of the ruins there is ..
N62 IRL - Roscrea
The present Roman Catholic church, built on a slight incline, is approached through the belltower of the original 15C friary. The north and east walls of the earlier chancel and part of the nave arcade have been integrated into the modern church.
Castle St. IRL - Roscrea
This castle was built in the 13C in the form of an irregular polygon, with curtain walls and two D-shaped towers. The original entrance was through a gate tower (1280) now surmounted by 17C gables and chimneys. The portcullis winding gear can be seen..
Dublin Road IRL - Roscrea
The Racket Hall Country House Hotel is nestled beneath the Slieve Bloom Mountains in the town of Roscrea. It offers luxurious rooms with countryside views, free internet and fine cuisine. The elegant rooms at the Racket Country House are all individ..
Castle Street IRL - Roscrea
Set in the Heritage town of Roscrea, County Tipperary, this 18th century former coaching inn has been updated to offer a 3-star hotel with traditional Irish hospitality. Occupying a privileged position directly opposite Roscrea Castle and the beauti..