Category Archives: History

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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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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County Tipperary’s Haunting Landscapes

“On a clear day rise and look around you and you’ll see who you are. On a clear day how it will astound you that the glow of your being, outshines every star.” (Words by lyricist Alan Jay Lerner, from … Continue reading

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Tipperary – The Sheehy Skeffington Connection

Hannah Sheehy Skeffington – Loughmore Mill, Loughmore, Templemore, Thurles, Co. Tipperary. A State commemoration ceremony for Francis Sheehy Skeffington and journalists Thomas Dickson and Patrick McIntyre, all who were executed together in Portobello Barracks (today known as Cathal Brugha Barracks), … Continue reading

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