Newcastle, County Tipperary

Newcastle (Irish: An Caisleán Nua) is a village in County Tipperary, Ireland.[2] Located close to the border with County Waterford, it is in the barony of Iffa and Offa West. The River Suir runs past the village. Newcastle is located 17 kilometres from Clonmel, the county town of County Tipperary.

Newcastle

An Caisleán Nua
Village
Commemorative plaque and flagpole in Newcastle
Commemorative plaque and flagpole in Newcastle
Newcastle is located in Ireland
Newcastle
Newcastle
Location in Ireland
Coordinates: 52°16′19″N 7°48′40″W / 52.272°N 7.811°W / 52.272; -7.811Coordinates: 52°16′19″N 7°48′40″W / 52.272°N 7.811°W / 52.272; -7.811
CountryIreland
ProvinceMunster
CountyTipperary
Elevation
31 m (102 ft)
Population
 (2016)[1]
352
Time zoneUTC+0 (WET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-1 (IST (WEST))
Irish Grid ReferenceS129134

The remains of an Anglo-Norman castle (tower house) and medieval church are located near the village.[3]

Newcastle is the birthplace of Rev. Dr. Robert MacCarthy, Dean of St. Patrick's Cathedral, Dublin (1999-2012). Politician Mattie McGrath is also from the area.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Sapmap Area - Settlements - Newcastle". Census 2016. Central Statistics Office. April 2016. Retrieved 29 December 2020.
  2. ^ "Placenames Database of Ireland". Dublin City University. Retrieved 26 February 2015.
  3. ^ Nugent, Louise. "Pilgrimage in Medieval Ireland". Retrieved 26 February 2015.

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