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 easily accessible by road and rail. The course is an oval right handed track of one and a quarter miles with six flights of hurdles and seven steeplechase fences in each […]

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, is the second largest GAA stadium in Ireland with a capacity of 53,500, second only to Croke Park in Dublin. The stadium is the “spiritual home” of Munster hurling and […]