Carrick is strategically located between the towns of Clonmel, Waterford and Kilkenny.
The town of Clonmel, 20 kilometres from Carrick towards Limerick on the N24, is the largest in Co. Tipperary with a population of just under 16,000. It boasts good shopping and a good selection of restaurants and bars. Like Carrick, it straddles the River Suir and its quayside offers pleasant walking.
The City of Waterford is 27 kilometres from Carrick on the N24 and is home to the world-famous Waterford Crystal. It’s a city of just under 50,000 people and is the country’s oldest city. It was founded by Vikings in 914 A.D., and parts of its ancient walled core remain. It’s a great place for shopping, dining and sightseeing with many historical buildings to be visited.
Waterford in your Pocket is also a very useful guide for trekking in the Comeragh Mountains.
This city too is great for shopping and dining and is home to one of Ireland’s finest breweries, Smithwicks. Guided tours happen seven days a week or you can self guide with an audio guide in many languages.