Visit Cloughjordan

one of Ireland’s most interesting towns

Set in the beautiful, rolling countryside of North Tipperary, yet just over a hundred minutes from Dublin by train, any weekday you can take a morning train from Dublin and get to Cloughjordan in plenty time for elevenses (visit ‘getting here’ for times, details and alternatives).

Just look at the list of things you will have to try hard to pack into just one day…

Map of Cloughjordan

Accommodation

Django’s Hostel is located at the entrance to the Eco-village.
www.djangoshostel.com  | 087-2569348

Bed & Breakfast is available in Cloughjordan House on the Step Road.
www.sarahbaker.ie  |  087-9690824

Bed & Breakfast is also available in Courtyard Antiques on the Borrisokane Road.
086-2689499

Things to See & Do

  • Thomas MacDonagh Heritage Centre

    Visit the Thomas MacDonagh Heritage Centre where the Cloughjordan-born patriot is honoured. The heritage centre is a modern purpose-built museum and library with occasional exhibitions on a range of heritage related subjects. Open 12-4pm every day except Monday.  www.macdonaghheritage.ie.

  • The Ecovillage

    Visit Ireland’s first ecovillage, with many different kinds of eco-friendly houses being built and some already finished construction. Tours every Saturday and Sunday – check thevillage.ie for details.

  • The Arts

    Call in to the Makery on Main Street and see whats going on there today.

    Buy a present in Thomas Wollen’s Ceramic Studio – there’s something for every taste in his beautiful, witty creations.

    Visit artist Mary Pickering’s studio and see her wonderful paintings and prints www.marypickering.ie

  • Walks

    Take a stroll in Knockanacree Wood along specially designed routes suitable for all.

  • Harry Clarke Stained Glass

    Call to the Catholic Church of SS Michael and John to admire the classic Harry Clarke stained glass windows and avail of a rare chance to compare them to windows by Evie Hone who was influenced by him.