Category Archives: History

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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World War 1 Dead Remembered In Thurles

Ecumenical Solemn Commemoration Service on the Centenary of the outbreak of WW1 “If ye break faith with us who die we shall not sleep, though poppies grow in Flanders fields.” ( Extract from the poem ‘In Flanders Fields,’ by Canadian … Continue reading

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Tipperary Remember Contribution To Australian WW1 War Efforts

More than 340 men and one woman from here in Co. Tipperary enlisted in the Australian forces during the First World War. Of those who enlisted; 45 were killed or died as a result of their service. An event to … Continue reading

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Tipperary Represented At Milwaukee Irish Fest

An all-island tourism delegation from counties Tipperary, Armagh, Clare and Dublin, latter areas with strong connections to the only undisputed High King of Ireland, Brian Ború, will embark on a promotional drive in the United States next week. Coinciding with … Continue reading

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