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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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Tipperary Village Wins Tidy Towns 2017 Competition.

The village of Birdhill (Irish: Cnocán an Éin Fhinn, or the Hill of the Fair Bird) in North / West Co. Tipperary, has beaten off stiff competition, to be named overall winner of the Tidy Towns 2017 competition, (Sponsored by … Continue reading

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Hidden Tipperary – Thurles Remembers WW1

Major WW1 Exhibition Scheduled for Thurles Thurles WW1 Dead Remembered from HiddenTipperary on Vimeo.   Here in ‘Hidden Tipperary,’ the Thurles WW1 (1914-1918) Memorial Wall is dedicated to some 71 known soldiers from Thurles, Co Tipperary, who so unselfishly gave … Continue reading

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Go Christmas Carolling In Upperchurch Tipperary

Open Air Carol Service Feel like a short, brisk, refreshing night walk with a break along the way for a short seasonal Christmas Carol service? Then Upperchurch, Thurles, Co Tipperary is the place to be this coming weekend, with the … Continue reading

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Glen of Aherlow Tipperary

The Glen of Aherlow (Irish: Gleann Eatharlaí,) is a picturesque valley nestling between Slievenamuck and the Galtee Mountains in the western part of South Tipperary in Ireland. The principal village, in this most beautiful of visual landscapes, is Lisvernane. Other … Continue reading

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