Dromineer

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Dromineer Castle

Dromineer is a small village in County Tipperary situated on the shores of Lough Derg. Home to an 11th Century towerhouse, idyllic scenery, a harbour and other facilities, it is a popular place to visit, especially for those out boating on the lake.

The name Dromineer in Irish is "Drom Inbhir", meaning the back or the ford of the river.

Dromineer's main claim to fame is the Lough Derg Yacht Club, which is the oldest yacht club in Ireland, and the third-oldest in the world. Today, Dromineer thrives, popular with people from local towns, especially Nenagh, and even neighbouring counties such as Clare and Limerick.

Amenities in Dromineer include restaurants and pubs, accommodation (such as the Dromineer Bay Hotel) and a children's playground.

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