Cashel – is a town located in the county Tipperary, famous for the oldest monuments of Ireland dating back to pre-Christian times.
Cashel is not just the former residence of the kings of Munster, It is also the seat of the episcopate, erected on the site of a former Celtic cult center.
The most important point of the city is the Rock of Cashel which is a complex of medieval sacral and defensive buildings and also hosts the oldest church in Ireland which dates back to 1127.
It is situated on a steep limestone hill. The word cashel means fortress. In the vicinity of the fortress you can also admire the picturesque ruins of the Cistercian monastery.