The Office of Public Works have a guideline/roadmap for the reopening of Tipperary heritage sites which is available on website www.opw.ie and aims to give up to date estimates as to when facilities will reopen.
Some of Tipperary’s popular sites remain closed due to the difficulty in adhering to social distancing guidelines. Sites in Tipperary remaining closed in the short term include Cahir Castle, Swiss Cottage and the Famine War House. However, these locations will, as with all the sites currently in this category, will continue to be reviewed in line with emerging Government guidelines and public health advice. The details in relation to other Tipperary sites are outlined below:
• Ormond Castle - scheduled for opening on the 20th July, this is subject to all necessary preparations being in place by this date. There will however, be restricted access i.e. visit is by guided tour only - subject to a maximum of five people.
• Rock of Cashel - scheduled for opening as soon as the online booking system is in place, this is required to maintain a limit on numbers at any one time, time slots will be allocated, giving confidence to each visitor that their experience at the Rock of Cashel will be in as safe
an environment as possible in accordance with government guidelines.
• Nenagh - the grounds of the Castle remain open to the public and
• Roscrea Castle and Gardens - only the gardens are open to the public, consideration is currently being given to opening the house on time for beginning of August, this of course will be in compliance with the necessary government guidelines.
See link below to Information on OPW heritage sites and Covid19