Tipperary’s War Dead

Tipperary’s war dead

  • 19th July 2018
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Died 17th July 1918, Christopher Keogh; one of thousands of Tipperary men to die in the WW1. http://tipperarystudies.ie/digitisation-project/tom-burnells-tipperary-war-graves-database/    

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Gravestone Inscriptions

Gravestone inscriptions

  • 16th July 2018
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Gravestone inscriptions can be invaluable sources for genealogists; sometimes they pose more questions than answers..Who were John Ryans 8 children? did they all die in the same year? check out our digitised records here http://tipperarystudies.ie/digitisation-project/gravestone-inscriptions/

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Tipperary Poor Law Minutes

Tipperary Poor Law minutes

  • 14th July 2018
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Some of the list of items required for girls emigrating to Australia in 1849 from Clogheen Workhouse under the Earl Grey scheme. From the workhouse minutes in our archives

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Book Of The Week; Holinshed’s Irish Chronicle 1577

Book of the Week; Holinshed’s Irish Chronicle 1577

  • 11th July 2018
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Purely for the archaic language and hilarious reporting of historical events. Someone was obviously taking notes during this assembly in 1294 where Lord Justice Vescy and John Fitzgerald baron Offaly traded insults because Holinshed was able to report the conversation…

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Kilkenny V Limerick Programmes

Kilkenny v Limerick programmes

  • 11th July 2018
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Looking forward to another great battle in Semple Stadium on Sunday next as Kilkenny and Limerick go head to head in the All Ireland qualifiers. Great history between the two counties with the 1973 and 1974 All Ireland finals a…

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Bianconi Cars In Tipperary

Bianconi cars in Tipperary

  • 10th July 2018
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July 1815, the first Bianconi car takes to the road; travelling between Clonmel and Chair at a fare of 2d per mile. for a similar experience today, head to the Gap of Dunloe and a jaunting car. We have a…

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Birthday Of John O’Donovan

Birthday of John O’Donovan

  • 9th July 2018
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John O'Donovan born OTD 1809, responsible for researching place names for the 1840 Ordanance Survey (no fanciful conjecture included) and a few other things..like producing the first complete translation of the Annals of the Four Masters. Drop in and have…

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