Cashel - a vibrant town

Have you stopped off in Cashel lately? Well if it’s good enough for Queen Elizabeth II to drop in on her tour of Ireland, then why don’t you take some time to visit the local sights, have a leisurely stroll through the pretty town, take your time to peruse the many shops selling wonderful local crafts, produce, the best in fashion and footwear, and maybe even find a bargain before relaxing over a tasty snack, lunch or dinner in one of the many pubs and restaurants that are among the best in the county.

Have you stopped off in Cashel lately? Well if it’s good enough for Queen Elizabeth II to drop in on her tour of Ireland, then why don’t you take some time to visit the local sights, have a leisurely stroll through the pretty town, take your time to peruse the many shops selling wonderful local crafts, produce, the best in fashion and footwear, and maybe even find a bargain before relaxing over a tasty snack, lunch or dinner in one of the many pubs and restaurants that are among the best in the county.

Cashel is now world-famous as home to the stunning Rock of Cashel, but there are also many other places to visit on a tour of the town - Cashel’s rich history is reflected in its built heritage, from prehistoric raths to mediaeval monasteries and fortified town houses, a Georgian Cathedral and a 21st century Library. The town can even boast the Bolton Library where you can find the smallest book in Ireland!

The people of Cashel are very proud of their town, and it’s obvious in the many community and family events that take place in the town throughout the year - most of which are free to enjoy on the Plaza. There are many fun events as part of the Arts Festival, on St Patrick’s Day with the parade, and at many other times of the year.

Eating out in Cashel is a wonderful experience. No matter what mood you are in, or what you would like to eat, you are sure to find the perfect spot. From cosy pubs where you can sit by the fire and warm up with a pot of tea after a walk on the Rock, to a sophisticated evening out with award-winning dining, Cashel offers something to appeal to every pallet!

If you are visiting for a few days or even just for a few hours, here are some of the local businesses that contribute to the vibrant community you will find in Cashel...

AIB Savings

Fancy having around €E5,000 in four years time to spend on the holiday you have always wanted, college fees for the kids or even just as a rainy day fund? This can be a reality by putting away just €E100 every month in AIB’s regular savings accounts. Saving has increased in popularity since the recession kicked in. People want to ensure that they have money put aside for an unforeseen circumstance or to treat themselves some time in the future.

AIB is aware of this and the bank has a range of savings products on offer for anybody looking to put a bit away each month.

AIB is currently offering a variable promotional rate of 4% A.E.R. variable with an underlying promise that the rate will at least match ECB+2.5% for 12 months from the date the account was opened. At the end of the 12 months the account will automatically change to earn the variable rate applicable to the product at that time.

If you want to save between €10 and €500 per month, earn a great rate of interest and withdraw your savings at any time with no penalty, then this AIB Regular Saver Account is for you.

Ursula O’ Donovan, Deposit Champion, AIB Cashel firmly believes when that rainy day comes its nice to know you’re prepared. So why not drop into AIB Cashel and talk to Ursula O’ Donovan and find out how easy saving can be.

Noel Fahy Footwear

Since Noel Fahy Footwear opened its door just over 27 years ago, Ireland has witnessed many highs and lows, but throughout this time they have always striven to provide a service which catered for the demands of the consuming public at any given time. “We would like to think that we have given the choice, value and service to our customers over this period. We pride ourselves on being a family store serving the footwear demands of ladies, gents and children.

“We have managed to provide a balance of brands to cater for such needs with names such as Clarks, Ecco, Rieker, Josef Seibel, Lotus, Naturalizer, Dubarry, Heavenly Feet and last year we broadened our focus and introduced Crocs, Converse, and Jana.”

This season Noel Fahy Footwear are expanding thier brand offering once again with the introduction of the ever popular Skechers and Equity for the wider foot. “Many reasons to visit us this season!”

KOKO

KOKO, 19 Main Street, Cashel opened it’s doors in March 2011. With almost a year in business they are delighted with the response from their customers, complementing them on their extensive range.

“At KOKO we stock a fantastic collection of ladies shoes, brands such as Hispanitas, Geox, Fly London and Mephisto, are high quality leather shoes that will take you anywhere. For that special occasion we have a fabulous range of classy leather shoes by Sachelle, Rorberto Botella, Fiona McGuinnes and Davilona.”

Having started out as a ladies and children’s shoe shop, it was decided to diverse into ladieswear, shoes and accessories for 2012. KOKO currently have a fantastic clearance sale on all children’s Startrite shoes to make way for an exciting new collection of Ladieswear for Spring Summer 2012.

“At KOKO we also carry a fantastic collection of handbags by Olga Berg, Fiorelli and Hispanitas and a beautiful range of jewellery both vintage and contemporary. We have new Spring Summer stock arriving daily. Why not drop in and take a look around, we’re sure you’ll be impressed!”

Supervalu serving people of Cashel since 1989

Supervalu nationwide purchase 750 million of Irish goods a year which supports our economy.

Morrissey’s Supervalu (established since 2006) is one of the major employers of the town supporting 56 jobs and we always strive to ensure that we deliver the best quality, value and service to our customers. We also provide a friendly and efficient environment in which to shop and a free delivery service to your door.

Morrissey’s Supervalu prides itself in supporting local products and supports the local community in many different ways through sponsorship. Morrissey’s Supervalu also plays a major part in the national Tidy Town campaign.

Paddy O’Dwyer Butcher

Paddy O’ Dwyer Butchers established in Cashel five years ago. Customers are assured of the tastiest and best quality meats as O’Dwyer’s source all their beef and lamb locally.

Paddy and Brid would like to thank all their customers for their continued and valued support over the years.

Premier Bathrooms and Tiles

Tipperary’s newest bathroom and tile showroom ‘Premier Bathrooms & Tiles’ is now open at Ashwell Business Park, Cork Rd., Cashel (Beside Lidl).

With over 30 years experience they can provide expert advice on a beautiful, diverse range of timeless bathroom suites and tiles from contemporary to traditional, all at reasonable prices.

Make your house a home whether it is a new a house or updating an existing house, Premier Bathrooms & Tiles have something to suit your budget and taste.

Campion Insurances Ltd.

Campion Insurances Ltd are delighted to be associated with the heritage town of Cashel. They take great pride in serving our local communities through our network of 10 offices nationwide.

“We are particularly happy to be able to support and provide over 140 jobs and be a major employer in County Tipperary – the biggest insurance provider in Tipperary.

“We provide market leading value for all forms of insurance from car, home and health insurance for individuals to a suite of bespoke solutions for our business customers. Our business offering can cater for all forms of small medium enterprises – engineering firms, manufacturing, retail, transport, bus operators, motor traders and farmers. We also provide life, mortgage protection, critical illness, pensions and investments. keep business local and keep locals in business!