Category Archives: Visitor Attractions

Irish Nationalist Supporter – Thomas Croke Archbishop of Cashel & Emly

Sunday last, July 22nd 2018 marked the 116 anniversary of the death of Archbishop Thomas William Croke (D.Div.) [28 May 1824 – 22 July 1902], the second Catholic Bishop of Auckland, New Zealand (1870–74) and later to become the Irish … Continue reading

Posted in County News, History, Tourism, Visitor Attractions | Leave a comment

Visit St. Cualan’s Bell in Borrisoleigh Co. Tipperary

The ancient art of Handbell Ringing is largely unheard of here in Southern Ireland; first Handbells having being developed by brothers Robert and William Cor in Aldbourne, Wiltshire, England, between 1696 and 1724. Now on Friday next two simultaneous Hand … Continue reading

Posted in County News, History, Visitor Attractions | Leave a comment

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

Posted in County News, History, Tourism, Visitor Attractions | Leave a comment

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

Posted in County News, History, Tourism, Video, Visitor Attractions | Leave a comment

Thurles Lions Club’s Annual Vintage/Classic Car Show 2016

Pictures: (1) Lions Club Poster, (2) Car actually used by Kitty Kiernan & Michael Collins, (3) Lions Club Vintage Car Emblem to be presented to all vintage cars on display. A 1916 Ford Model T, once belonging to Larry Kiernan, … Continue reading

Posted in County News, History, Visitor Attractions | 2 Comments