Nenagh has for centuries been associated with the finest and freshest of food that could be produced. Its very name is derived from... more » the Gaelic 'Aonach Urmhumhan' meaning the Fair of Ormond - Ormond being the name for the region of east Munster in medieval times. The town walls may have fallen, but the town is still a showcase for the finest fayre of Munster, where the wonders of modern techniques can be found in harmony with traditional methods. This is an audio journey where local archaeologist, Caimin O'Brien, will tell you how things were in medieval Nenagh, while the likes of food hero Peter Ward and the various characters of the Farmers' Market and Country Market highlight the fact that Nenagh's finest food days aren't a thing of the past, they're right here now.
This trail (1.4km) starts at the ancient medieval market place at the cross roads of the town and continues through the town pointing out places of interest on the journey.
The route takes us from the Market Cross at the junction of Mitchel Street with Pearse Street, Silver Street and Kenyon Street (Market Quarter) up along Pearse Street onto Kickham Street and down O'Rahilly Street (Castle Quarter).
From here, one can proceed down Friar Street to the Friary (Friary Quarter) and then along Martyr's Road to the church at the bottom of Kenyon Street (Church Quarter) up along Kenyon Street returning to the Market Cross. less «