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Address: Upper Friar Street, Clonmel Rd, Cashel, Ireland
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+353 62 61333

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Street view of a very old, thatched cottage.

Although you can't go inside, this little treasure on upper Friar street is not to be missed. It's free to view this 300 year old cottage that heartens back to another time... read more

Reviewed 8 April 2017
Deb D
New York City, New York
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New York City, New York
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Reviewed 8 April 2017

Although you can't go inside, this little treasure on upper Friar street is not to be missed. It's free to view this 300 year old cottage that heartens back to another time! There are still great examples of roof thatching all over Ireland.

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Saint Augustine
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

What an awesome experience Jenn Downey, Bob Connelly and I shared when Billy brought us to the last Bothan scoir in Ireland. Billy shared the rich history of a time past with vivid details while immersed within the walls of this dwelling. Memories for a lifetime, theirs before and now ours.

Thank John D
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2015

Bothan Scor is apparently an example of a labourer`s cabin. It probably housed those fortunate enough to have steady work during the time (around 1640). Those people who only had seasonal work (probably most during this time and onwards) had cabins made from mud and wattles. It was a pity that there was nothing to see inside the cabin to... More 

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Reviewed 14 April 2015

A nice little surprise when out for a stroll around the town! A restored peasant dwelling approximately 365 years old, built with stone walls and a thatched roof. The site would have originally held ten cottages, four were stone cottages and the rest were made of mud and wattles. Opposite the 'Bothain' is the 'Ducking Pond' where unpleasant punishment was... More 

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