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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... read more

Reviewed 8 April 2017
Deb D
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New York City, New York
Charming little dwelling

A nice little surprise when out for a stroll around the town! A restored peasant dwelling... read more

Reviewed 14 April 2015
Fiona T
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8 Feb 2018
“Classic Irish Vernacular building”
8 Apr 2017
“Street view of a very old, thatched cottage.”
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Upper Friar Street, Clonmel Rd, Cashel, Ireland
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Most Helpful Positive Review
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...More

12  Thank Fiona T
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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...More

2  Thank NZHistorianTraveller
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Reviewed 9 February 2018

I drive by An Bothan Scoir so often that I sometimes have to remind myself what a treasure it is. When I have visitors in Cashel I make a point of bringing them here to see what life was like for real Irish people when...More

2  Thank Sailoil
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.

2  Thank Deb D
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...More

2  Thank John D
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...More

2  Thank NZHistorianTraveller
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...More

12  Thank Fiona T
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