Newcastle, County Tipperary

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Newcastle
An Caisleán Nua
Village
Newcastle is located in Ireland
Newcastle
Newcastle
Location in Ireland
Coordinates: 52°16′19″N 7°48′40″W / 52.272°N 7.811°W / 52.272; -7.811Coordinates: 52°16′19″N 7°48′40″W / 52.272°N 7.811°W / 52.272; -7.811
Country Ireland
Province Munster
County [Tipperary
Elevation 31 m (102 ft)
Population (2006)
 • Urban 245
 • Rural 340
Time zone WET (UTC+0)
 • Summer (DST) IST (WEST) (UTC-1)
Irish Grid Reference S129134

Newcastle (Irish: An Caisleán Nua) is a village in County Tipperary, Ireland.[1] It is in the barony of Iffa and Offa West. The River Suir runs past the village. Newcastle is located 17 kilometres from Clonmel, the county town of County Tipperary.

The remains of an Anglo-Norman castle (tower house) and medieval church are located near the village.[2]

Birthplace of: Rev. Dr. Robert McCarthy (1940- ) Dean of St. Patrick's Cathedral, Dublin 1999-2012. Mattie McGrath T.D (1958- ).

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Placenames Database of Ireland". Dublin City University. Retrieved 26 February 2015. 
  2. ^ Nugent, Louise. "Pilgrimage in Medieval Ireland". Retrieved 26 February 2015.