Hidden Tipperary – Thurles Remembers WW1

Major WW1 Exhibition Scheduled for Thurles

 

Here in ‘Hidden Tipperary,’ the Thurles WW1 (1914-1918) Memorial Wall is dedicated to some 71 known soldiers from Thurles, Co Tipperary, who so unselfishly gave of their lives in the defence of small nations.

This Memorial Wall is possibly the first such monument erected in rural Ireland, same being funded by Thurles Town Council (TTC) and erected by a TTC Fás scheme in 2000, based on research undertaken and made available by Holycross author, Mr Thomas Burnell.

On Saturday March 1st 2014, as part of a memorial to all those brave Irish men who gave their lives in this ‘War to end all wars,’ an exhibition of WW1 artefacts will go on display at Thurles Famine & War Museum, here in Thurles, Co Tipperary.

Special Admission Price
Old Aged Pensioners & Retired Groups – €2 per person.
School Student Groups – €1 per person.

Booking: Same is by appointment only . Tel: 0504-21133.

Those who intend to visit Thurles for this major exhibition are also invited to check out the other major attractions within the town and its immediate environs.

Other Recommended Attractions Nearby

Cabragh WetlandsClare GlensCormackstown Heritage Centre.  HolyCross AbbeyLár na Páirce GAA Museum Semple StadiumSt Mary’s Famine & War Museum. Upperchurch Walking Routes & Indoor Rock Climbing Wall.

Bookmark this page to find out more information on special Week-End Accommodation Packages, which will be announced during February 2014.

To find Thurles & St Mary’s Famine & War Museum – Click Here

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