The world famous Ballydoyle Stable, founded by one of the greatest trainers of all time, Vincent O’Brien, has seen some legendary horses pass through its doors, many including the great Saddlers Wells went on to stand as stallions at their breeding arm Coolmore Stud. Our tip for Tipp is to keep an eye out as you drive through the south east of Tipperary. The beautiful young foal you see by their mother’s side could be a future horseracing legend.
Have you ever wondered about your Irish roots? You may have heard songs and stories passed down about Tipperary and wondered what your people went through all those years ago to make a fresh start and how hard it must have been to leave their friends and family.
With a dedicated Genealogy Centre in North Tipperary, it's easier than you think to trace your roots! The President of the United States of America, Barack Obama visited in 2011 to trace his roots in Moneygall on the border of Tipperary and Offaly. You can read more about Barack Obama's visit on this website.