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St Mary's Garden of Remembrance
Thurles, Co. Tipperary
St Mary's Garden of Remembrance is home to a garden with a series of memorials. Located in Thurles, County Tipperary, the garden includes memorials to the 72 local men who died in the Great War and those who fought for Irish independence, among others.

St Mary’s in Thurles, County Tipperary dates back to 1292. It contains a garden with a series of memorials, including the original one, opened in 2000 to honour the 72 men who died in the Great War of 1914 to 1918. In 2001 a second memorial was unveiled to the memory of the nine Irish soldiers killed in the Niamba ambush in the Congo in November 1960. And on Easter Sunday 2003, the third memorial was unveiled in memory of all the Thurles men and women who took part in the fight for Irish independence.

Other memorials are for Tom Semple, Irish soldiers killed in the service of peace with the UN, and members of the An Garda Síochána who lost their lives in the line of duty.

Family friendly
Free car parking
Free to visit
Dog friendly
Hidden gem
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Contact details
2 St Mary's Ave, Monacocka, Thurles, Co. Tipperary, E41 VK30, Ireland
Visit duration

We recommend planning to spend up to 30 minutes here.

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