Category Archives: History

It’s National Pilgrim Paths Week In Co. Tipperary

National Pilgrim Paths Week – March 22nd to March 29th, 2016. Over the coming Easter 2016 period, thousands of Irish residents and foreign visitors are expected to retrace ancestral heritage as they take to Ireland’s ancient pilgrim paths to celebrate … Continue reading

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Borrisoleigh Historical Society – Monthly Lecture Series 2016

The next welcome guest speaker at the Borrisoleigh Historical Society’s monthly series of lectures will be Borrisoleigh native, Mr Gerry Kearney. Gerry will lecture those in attendance on some of the personalities of our past history, who for various reasons … Continue reading

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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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Tipperary Parish Registers 1740 To 1880 Now Free Online

Almost 300 years of Catholic Parish Registers, containing valuable information on births and marriages and held by the National Library of Ireland, are now currently available online, as and from today, July 8th 2015 . Dating from the 1740’s to … 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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