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Littleton Co. Tipperary – World War II

One minute after Britain formally declared war against Germany, which took effect on September 3rd, 1939, a Blenheim IV of No. 139 Squadron took off to fly the first sortie of the war for the Royal Air Force. Same was … Continue reading

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100 Tipperary Photographs Featured On Dúchas Website

Some 100 images from around Co. Tipperary, including images from Thurles and Holycross, have now been uploaded to the recently launched and redesigned Dúchas (Translated into English meaning ‘Heritage’) Website. These images can be viewed and indeed downloaded from HERE. … Continue reading

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Tipperary Village Wins Tidy Towns 2017 Competition.

The village of Birdhill (Irish: Cnocán an Éin Fhinn, or the Hill of the Fair Bird) in North / West Co. Tipperary, has beaten off stiff competition, to be named overall winner of the Tidy Towns 2017 competition, (Sponsored by … Continue reading

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Join Us During Heritage Week 2017 In Co. Tipperary

Trees By Alfred Joyce Kilmer (1886–1918), [Latter killed by sniper fire near Muercy Farm, beside the Ourcq River, near the village of Seringes-et-Nesles, in France during WW1] “I think that I shall never see a poem lovely as a tree. … Continue reading

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International Miss Macra 2016

Yesterday saw the welcome return of the 45th International Miss Macra Festival, returning to its initial roots; coming back to Thurles, Co. Tipperary for the full duration of this August Bank Holiday weekend. Such was the high calibre of the … Continue reading

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