Carrick-On-Suir Heritage Centre and Friary
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This former Protestant church, now restored as a heritage centre, was once part of the Pre-Reformation burial ground and church site of Carrick Mor.
This former Protestant church, now restored as a heritage centre, was once part of the Pre-Reformation burial ground and church site of Carrick Mor. The centre is situated on the main street of Carrick-on-suir in County Tipperary.
Its interesting gravestones include a memorial to Thomas Butler, who died in 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.
Carrick-On-Suir Ancestry was founded in 1994 to assist those who wished to trace their ancestry. Genealogical research is a time consuming process and normally takes about eight to twelve weeks to achieve a result by our committed and experienced researchers.
Should you wish to visit us at Carrick-on-Suir Heritage Centre to start the process of sourcing your ancestry we recommend, well in advance of your visit, that you complete our genealogy research form, available in the research services section. However, should you decide to visit you will be made most welcome by the staff to discuss your query. The Heritage Centre also houses the Butler Church plate collection.
Please refer to the website or telephone for further information.