Explore our charming town and its environs

Carrick-on-Suir has a rich cultural, natural and sporting heritage, and its location on the borders of Tipperary, Waterford and Kilkenny means there is wealth of activities both in the town and the surrounding area for visitors and locals alike to enjoy.

The town is steeped in musical and theatrical heritage, and there is always something happening at one of the town’s two theatres, the Strand Theatre, and the Brewery Lane Theatre and Arts Centre. The town celebrates its musical heritage with two major festivals, the Clancy Brothers Festival of Music and Art held throughout the town, and the Carrick Music Theatre Festival in the Strand Theatre.

With its unique cultural and geographical characteristics, the town is a haven for artists of all disciplines and boasts a very strong and active Arts Community. So whether you are into performing arts, creative writing, visual art, crafts, film, music, photography, dance, folk choirs, brass bands, Carrick can cater for all.

Carrick-on-Suir's rich Arts Scene was featured in the 2017 County Tipperary Magazine 'Take Time'...take a read here. And Carrick-on-Suir Arts Scene is the Tipperary Co. Council's nomination for IPB 'Pride of Place' Awards 2017, an all-island competition that acknowledges the work that communities are doing all over the island of Ireland.

Traditional hostelries and contemporary cafés offer a diverse range of food and there’s a farmers’ market every Friday at the Heritage Centre. And the town’s public houses offer a famous warm Carrick welcome, music and craic many nights of the week.

River, mountain and woodland walks, guided history tours, angling, two golf courses, cycling routes, houses and gardens, unique historic and archaeological sites, a marina in the heart of the town and a large variety of sporting clubs offer everyone from the easy going to the serious sports enthusiast plenty of activities to enjoy. Carrick-on-Suir is also ideally located to take in the sights of the three counties of Tipperary, Kilkenny and Waterford.

Further information can be found at the The Tourist Information Office located in the Heritage Centre just off Main Street.