Minister for Tourism launches Butler Trail

Minister for Transport, Tourism & Sport Leo Varadker visited the historic Ormond Castle in Carrick-on-Suir yesterday evening (Thursday, June 28) for the national launch of Co. Tipperary’s new tourist route - the Butler Trail.

Minister for Transport, Tourism & Sport Leo Varadker visited the historic Ormond Castle in Carrick-on-Suir yesterday evening (Thursday, June 28) for the national launch of Co. Tipperary’s new tourist route - the Butler Trail.

During the launch function for the South Tipperary Tourism Company initiative, Minister was treated to a demonstration of medieval weaponry and clothing, bringing to life the day to day realities of an influential and wealthy family like the Butlers.

The Cahir launch of the Butler Trail will take place at the Cahir House Festival Arena at Inch Field, Cahir tomorrow (Saturday, June 30).

Read next week’s edition of The Nationalist to find out more.