About Newport

Newport is a town in North Tipperary

It is situated in the barony of Owney and Arra. It is located approximately 8 km from Birdhill and 16 km from Limerick. The Newport River, a tributary of the Mulcair (or Mulkear) River, flows through the middle of the town. Newport is nestled in the Silvermine mountain range. It is close to Lough Derg and the villages of Murroe, Killaloe and Ballina.

Primary Schools

  • Convent of Mercy National School
  • Newport Boys National School
  • Ballinahinch National School
  • Lackamore National School
  • Birdhill National School


  • St. Marys Secondary School
  • Newport College
  • Glenstal Abbey
  • Scoil Trionoide Naofa Doon


  • Treats Coffee Shop, Newport
  • Matt the Thrashers, Birdhill
  • Goosers Restaurant, Ballina
  • Copper & Spice, Annacotty
  • Castleoaks House Hotel, Castleconnell

Leisure & Recreational

  • Keeper Hill Walk
  • Slieve Felim Trail
  • Lough Derg Activity Park
  • Castleconnell Boat Club
  • Glenside Pitch & Putt