Category Archives: History

Tipperary Born Tom Clarke First Signatory Of Irish Proclamation.

The Protestant Church of St. Paul In Clogheen Co. Tipperary, has today been reduced, like so many Protestant Churches in Ireland, to the status of a Community Centre. According to a plaque over the doorway in the porch; the former … Continue reading

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Richard Thomas Moynan – The Tipperary Connection.

Well-known Irish painter, Richard Thomas Moynan (27th April 1856-10th April 1906) was born in Dublin at No.1 Eldon Terrace, off the South Circular Road. He was the fourth of eight children; three sons and five daughters, born to Mr Richard … Continue reading

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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

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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

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Thurles History – James Leahy Statement – Bureau of Military History

Over the past number of weeks a building on the south side of Liberty Square, Thurles, Co. Tipperary; last known as Griffin’s Newsagency and previously, during the 1920’s, Hickey’s pub, has now been demolished to make way for a new … Continue reading

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