Nenagh was originally a market town and its name in Irish, an tAonach, means “The Fair of Ormond” which is a reference to the Ormond Fair of East Munster.

These days, Nenagh is a large commercial town with numerous places to eat and shop as well as visitor attractions like Nenagh Castle, Heritage Centre and Courthouse.

You can journey to nearby Lough Derg and watch colourful boats sail by, rent a kayak and paddle on the serene waters, or discover great angling on the banks of the lake. Take a tour of the enchanting 12th century Nenagh Castle, see impressive exhibitions at the Nenagh Arts Centre and later, savour delicious cuisine at the wonderful local restaurant, the Peppermill.