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Carrick-on-Suir Heritage Centre

1200_carrick_heritageThis former Protestant church, now restored as a heritage centre, was once part of the Pre Reformation burial ground and church site of Carrick Mor. Its interesting gravestones include a memorial to Thomas Butler, died 1604, an illegitimate son of Thomas, tenth Earl of Ormonde.

Buried here too is Dorothea Herbert, 1770 - 1829, daughter of the eighteenth century rector and author of "Retrospections". Many local artefacts and photographs are on display. The Heritage Centre also houses a Tourist Information Office and the Butler Church plate collection. The centre is situated on the main street of Carrick-on-Suir.

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Sean O' Brien
Greetings from Sheffield
Greetings from Sheffield. 8) Yesterday I finally made it out to Carrick, where I briefly saw the birthplace of my dad, John Bernard O`Brien, dob 4 Dec 1934, and my wife asnd I will be back to stay again later in the year. I loved the place, thanks al...
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