our sporting town

we are known as "The Home of Hurling” and we are very proud of our sporting heritage and excellent local sports partnerships in Thurles and of the promotion of sport and physical activity in our schools.

In fact Thurles was the first town in Ireland to claim the the prestigious title of ‘European Town of Sport’ in 2012 when a delegation from the European Capitals and Cities of Sport Federation (ACES) (who formed a team to inspect our town’s top sports venues) witnessed the huge range of sports offered to the people of Thurles and stated that there truly is something for everyone to engage in and get active here in our town. It was noted that “The facilities that the inspection team saw were very impressive, particularly for a small town, and many a city would be proud to boast of such a portfolio”. Of course Thurles, and more specifically Hayes’ Hotel in the Square, is synonymous with Ireland’s greatest and largest sporting and cultural organisation, the Gaelic Athletic Association, which was founded in the town in 1884.

stadiums and racetracks

Thurles Racecourse

Thurles Racecourse is a horse racing venue in the town of Thurles, County Tipperary.  The course is located one mile outside Thurles town which is

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semple stadium

Thurles is the birthplace of the Gaelic Athletic Association, founded in 1884 in Hayes’ Hotel. Semple Stadium, where the centenary All-Ireland hurling final was played,

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sport clubs

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  • archery
  • athletic
  • badminton
  • basketball
  • boxing
  • camogie
  • dog racing
  • FC
  • GAA
  • golf
  • gun clubs
  • handball
  • horse racing
  • kickboxing
  • rugby
  • squash
  • swimming
  • taekwondo
  • tennis
  • walking
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tipperary knights basketball club

in a town filled with so many clubs and sports, tipperary knights shines light onto basketball. they are a basketball club located in the presentation …

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tipperary talons basketball club

tipperary talons basketball club is a basketball club in tipperary. they are one of the clubs that are making basketball more recognisable in a town …

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Thurles Sarsfields Camogie Club

thurles sarsfields camogie club is a camogie club based in thurles and under the umbrella of thurles sarsfields hurling club.

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thurles gun club

thurles shooting grounds is based in longford pass, two-mile-borris, thurles, co tipperary.

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mid tipp hillwalkers

mid tipp hill walkers groupmid tipp hillwalkers has been in existence since founded by john g o’dwyer back in 1991. over these years, hill walking …

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st. ailbhe’s boxing club

amateur boxing club trains weekly in confraternity hall. we are always happy to recruit new members to our club.

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thurles taekwondo club

classes take place every tuesday and thursday in the presentation secondary school sports complex. kids: 7.30 – 8.15 adults: 7.30 – 8.30 call: 086 835 …

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thurles kickboxing club

for information on training schedule for kickboxing, low-kick, k-1, brazilian jiu jitsu (bjj), visit our web site: www.thurleskickboxingclub.com

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thurles handball club

one of the finest alleys in ireland, thurles handball club was established in 1984. handball is one of our ancient irish games played by our …

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Thurles Greyhound Racing

Thurles Greyhound Stadium is a greyhound racing track located on Castlemeadows opposite the Semple Stadium in Thurles, County Tipperary, Ireland. Racing takes place every Saturday …

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Thurles Horse Racing

Thurles Racecourse is a horse racing venue in the town of Thurles, County Tipperary, Ireland which stages National Hunt racing. Racing has taken place at …

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Thurles Golf Club

Located in the heart of County Tipperary, Thurles Golf Club has evolved significantly through its 100 years of history. With a membership base in excess …

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Thurles Badminton Club

Badminton Thurles Badminton Club welcomes people of all abilities to join in for recreation or serious competition. From 11 to 87 we can provide equipment …

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Thurles Tennis Club

committed to developing tennis in thurles. lit’s thurles campus is set to become the location of a unique, state of the art tennis facility. lit …

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Thurles Ladies Rugby Club

following huge success at under age level thurles rugby club formed a women’s team in 2008/2009. to date the addition has proved a great asset …

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Thurles Rugby Football Club

we are a rugby union club, catering for boys and girls from U7 right up to senior level. on the 1stnovember 2015, thurles rfc celebrated 90 …

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Thurles Gaels GAA

here at thurles gaels, we have boys, girls, men and women of all ages enjoying gaelic games. we would encourage anyone with an interest in …

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Durlas óg GAA

durlas óg GAA is a juvenile Tipperary GAA club which is located in Thurles. The club field teams at under 12, under 14, and under …

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Borroway FC

Borroway Rovers F.C. (Irish: An Cumann Peile Ruagairí Slí na Bhealaigh) is an association football club based in Thurles, Co. Tipperary. The club’s home ground is …

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Kingfisher Swimming Club

The Kingfisher Swim Club is open to all who have a keen interest in swimming. our club is based out of Thurles swimming pool. we …

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Peake Villa Fc

Peake Villa Fc is located in Thurles and are affiliated to the Tipperary Southern District League and the South Tipperary School Boys & Girls League. …

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thurles crokes athletic club

athletics is a collection of sporting events that involve competitive running, jumping, throwing, and walking. the most common types of athletics competitions are track and …

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Thurles Town FC

Thurles Town Football Club was established in 1977 when Thurles Town AFC and Peake Villa combined to enter the League of Ireland (Senior Team) with the …

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thurles sarsfields

Introduction: Thurles Sarsfields GAA Club is a hurling and football club catering for ages 16+. The club has seven different teams competing successfully at various …

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Thurles Racecourse

Thurles Racecourse is a horse racing venue in the town of Thurles, County Tipperary.  The course is located one mile outside Thurles town which is …

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Thurles Squash Club

Junior Squash: September to MaySaturdays  2pm- 5 30pmCourts available all week booking via booking programme on line.  Interested in getting fit or perhaps maintaining hard-earned …

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durlas éile archery

our club is durlas éile archers. we train friday night 7-9pm in the moycarkey boris community hall in littleton. we offer equipment and training, new …

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Tipperary Warriors

Multi Sports club for children with physical disabilities. Our Mission is to develop & promote sport, physical and recreational opportunities for people with a physical disability

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Thurles Greyhound Racing

Thurles Greyhound Stadium is a greyhound racing track located on Castlemeadows opposite the Semple Stadium in Thurles, County Tipperary, Ireland. Racing takes place every Saturday

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Thurles Horse Racing

Thurles Racecourse is a horse racing venue in the town of Thurles, County Tipperary, Ireland which stages National Hunt racing. Racing has taken place at

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Thurles Golf Club

Located in the heart of County Tipperary, Thurles Golf Club has evolved significantly through its 100 years of history. With a membership base in excess

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Thurles Tennis Club

committed to developing tennis in thurles. lit’s thurles campus is set to become the location of a unique, state of the art tennis facility. lit

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Thurles Gaels GAA

here at thurles gaels, we have boys, girls, men and women of all ages enjoying gaelic games. we would encourage anyone with an interest in

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Durlas óg GAA

durlas óg GAA is a juvenile Tipperary GAA club which is located in Thurles. The club field teams at under 12, under 14, and under

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Borroway FC

Borroway Rovers F.C. (Irish: An Cumann Peile Ruagairí Slí na Bhealaigh) is an association football club based in Thurles, Co. Tipperary. The club’s home ground is

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Peake Villa Fc

Peake Villa Fc is located in Thurles and are affiliated to the Tipperary Southern District League and the South Tipperary School Boys & Girls League.

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Thurles Town FC

Thurles Town Football Club was established in 1977 when Thurles Town AFC and Peake Villa combined to enter the League of Ireland (Senior Team) with the

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thurles sarsfields

Introduction: Thurles Sarsfields GAA Club is a hurling and football club catering for ages 16+. The club has seven different teams competing successfully at various

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Thurles Racecourse

Thurles Racecourse is a horse racing venue in the town of Thurles, County Tipperary.  The course is located one mile outside Thurles town which is

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semple stadium

Thurles is the birthplace of the Gaelic Athletic Association, founded in 1884 in Hayes’ Hotel. Semple Stadium, where the centenary All-Ireland hurling final was played,

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Thurles Squash Club

Junior Squash: September to MaySaturdays  2pm- 5 30pmCourts available all week booking via booking programme on line.  Interested in getting fit or perhaps maintaining hard-earned

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durlas éile archery

our club is durlas éile archers. we train friday night 7-9pm in the moycarkey boris community hall in littleton. we offer equipment and training, new

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European Town of sport

Kingfisher swimming club

Borroway FC

Durlas Og GAA

Thurles Sarsfields GAA

Thurles Gaels GAA

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Thurles Rugby Club

Thurles Ladies Rugby Club

Thurles Tennis Club

Model Aircraft Flying club

Thurles Badminton

Thurles Golf Club

Thurles Horse Racing

Thurles Greyhound Racing

Thurles Handball Club

Thurles Kickboxing club

Thurles Taekwondo Club

Thurles Boxing Club – Kavanagh Place

St Ailbhes Boxing Club Confraternity Hall

Mid Tipp Hill walkers group

Thurles Gun Club

Thurles Pigeon Club

Thurles Camogie Club

Thurles Special Olympics

Thurles Warriors Club

Tipperary Talons Basketball Club

Tipperary Knights Basketball Club