Emly, situated on the Tipperary/Limerick border just 13km from Tipperary town, has a history going back to pre-Christian times. Its early Christian history is associated with Saint Ailbe, who according to the Annals on Innisfallen lived in the 6th century. The village of Emly today is one of the most picturesque in Ireland. A recent tidy town's report stated that "Emly is a lovely place to visit". The community spirit of the past lives on and can be seen especially in the vibrancy of its social and community activities. The centerpiece of the village is the beautiful Church of Saint Alibe with its rich stained glass windows. To be noted in particular, is the Window of Saints and martyrs situated behind the high altar.


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