The Michaelmas Goose

The Michaelmas Goose

  • 29th September 2018
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Michaelmas was sometimes known as Fomhar na nGéan when the first goose of the season was killed. This was also the time to pick apples and make cider in Munster (The year in Ireland, Danaher & Dúchas.ie)

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Tankardstown Wart Cures

Tankardstown Wart Cures

  • 24th September 2018
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Some traditional cures can be very effective..but somehow I don't think I'd be taking the advice of the children from Tankardstown N. S. about warts. From the Schools Folklore collection www.duchas.ie

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Tipperary Tenants In The Early 19th Century

Tipperary tenants in the early 19th Century

  • 22nd September 2018
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The report into the Disturbances in Ireland in 1824 makes grim reading; Tipperary was under the insurrection act, the people were almost starving and could barely eke  enough for survival from their few acres yet they were compelled to pay…

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Book Launch In The Source

Book launch in the Source

There was a large turnout for the launch of local author Jim O’Shea’s two new books. One a serious work  Understanding and Healing the Hurts of Childhood to add to his series of psychology works which include When a child…

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Emly Historical Society Lecture

Emly Historical Society Lecture

Emly historical society are holding a lecture on the impact of Tipperary military barracks from 1870 - 1922. The lecture by Des Marnane will take place on September 20th @ 8pm in St. Ailbe's Parish Hall.

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