Tipperary Town , Co. Tipperary
Tipperary Town is a small market town (pop. 5000) is a designated National Heritage town. It attracted worldwide attention in 1890 when its residents refused to pay rent to an English landlord. They vacated the town and built a new town, New Tipperary on its outskirts. This area is now a tourist attraction.
The Canon Hayes Sports Complex is a regional sports centre which includes a heated indoor swimming pool.
The Tipperary Excel Interpretative Centre (over £5 million project) provides Cultural and Entertainment facilities of the highest order.
Also, of interest is the unique Clans/Ancestral Surname Research Centre. Here one can have their surname researched with its Irish history details, motto and coat of arms for a moderate fee.