The County Tipperary town of Cashel was included in the itinerary of the visit of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth and HRH The Duke of Edinburgh to Ireland. The famed Rock of Cashel provided a magnificent backdrop for this historic occasion.
It was the traditional seat of the kings of Munster for several hundred years before the Norman invasion in the 12th century and is said to be where St Patrick converted one of the monarchs in the 5th century.The picturesque complex has a unique atmosphere and features an impressive 12th century round tower, 13th century gothic cathedral and 15th century castle.It was the first visit to the Irish Republic by a reigning British monarch. Queen Elizabeth will be the first British monarch to visit Ireland since her grandfather George V in 1911.
The Queen created another milestone today, becoming the first reigning monarch to visit the imposing site since her forebear Henry II.The Queen and Duke of Edinburgh arrived in a royal helicopter that swooped over the site which was the former ecclesiastical capital of Ireland.When a choir from Cashel Community School began singing the Gaelic blessing, May The Road Rise To Meet You, their voices rose high up into the north transept were they stood.
Cashel B&B is in the centre of Cashel town just minutes walk from the famous Rock of Cashel in county Tipperary. Enjoy our cosy bed and breakfast accommodation. Cashel B&B is a popular Bed & Breakfast near the Rock Of Cashel in Cashel County Tipperary. We provide excellent Hotel Style Accommodation. Cashel town is a famous tourist area to visit with the famous rock of Cashel located in Cashel county Tipperary in the province of Munster. This famous tourist attraction in Ireland has a historic significance to the town. Stay at Cashel B&B for bed and breakfast and accommodation.