Mothel (Irish: Maothail, meaning " Soft or Spongy Land") is a small village near the Comeragh Mountains in the northern part of County Waterford, Ireland. The closest centres of population to Mothel are Portlaw and Carrick-on-Suir.
Mothel Abbey was founded in the 6th century by St. Cuan or St. Breoghan. It was refounded for the Augustinians by the Power family in the 13th century. It was closely associated with St. Catherine's Abbey in Waterford.
A Cross Pillar stone, also known as a termon-stone, stands by the roadside in Mothel. The squared sandstone pillar stands four feet high and is inscribed with ornamental crosses.
Cyclist Sean Kelly grew up in the townland of Curraghduff, approximately 1 km from Mothel.