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Upperchurch-Drombane Launch 2015 Historical Journal

“Oft did the harvest to their sickle yield, Their furrow oft the stubborn glebe has broke; How jocund did they drive their team afield! How bow’d the woods beneath their sturdy stroke! Let not ambition mock their useful toil, Their … Continue reading

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Book Launch – Tom Semple & The Thurles Blues

Tom Semple & The Thurles Blues The long-awaited biography of Tom Semple and his legendary hurling comrades “The Thurles Blues”, by author Liam Ó Donnchú, was launched to a thronged main hall in Thurles Sarsfields Centre, (beside Semple Stadium) Thurles, … Continue reading

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Ó Meachair (Meagher, Maher) – The Story Of A Clan

Over a twenty-two year period, Gabrielle Ní Mheachair has researched and recently published a detailed history of the Maher/Meagher/ O’Meachair Clan, thus providing for the very first time a well researched history of the Clan. Same publication now provides a … Continue reading

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Upperchurch-Drombane Launch 2014 Historical Journal

This year’s Upperchurch-Drombane Historical Journal will be officially launched in Upperchurch Hall this Sunday December 7th at 11.30 a.m. This is the fifth edition of the popular local publication and has the usual complement of historical records, articles, poems and … Continue reading

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Féile Fidelma International Gathering In Cashel September 12th Next

Celebrating Ireland’s International Best Selling Historical Crime Mystery Series. The 5th three-day gathering of international enthusiasts of the best-selling historical crime series “The Sister Fidelma Mysteries,” by Peter Tremayne will be held in The Cashel Palace Hotel, Cashel, Co Tipperary … Continue reading

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