Category Archives: History

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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New History Publication From Tipperary Authur Tom Burnell

“To all of the fallen in their silence we offer our own silence, without judgement, and with respect for their ideals, as they knew them, and for the humanity they expressed towards each other.” (Extract from the speech by Irish … Continue reading

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What Is Free To Tourists Visiting Tipperary?

With the exceptional fine weather being enjoyed around Tipperary and forecast for the next week, the Hidden Tipperary Tourism Group are pleased to point out that on the first Wednesday of each month all Office of Public Works (OPW) managed … Continue reading

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Gratuitous Famine Relief Book 1847 Goes On Display In Thurles

The recently discovered ‘Gratuitous Relief Ration Record Book,’ (or the ‘Distribution Book,’ as it was also called,) for the electoral divisions of Holycross, Thurles and Ballycahill in 1847, has now been digitized, allowing an instant search facility for those anxious … Continue reading

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Third Series Of Irish History Lectures In Borrisoleigh

Mr. Paddy Gleeson, acting tour guide with Glasnevin Cemetery in Dublin, will present a lecture entitled “Glasnevin Cemetery, Ireland’s Necropolis,” in the Community Centre, behind the Church in Borrisoleigh, tomorrow night (Wednesday 28th May) at 8.00 pm sharp. Expect an … Continue reading

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