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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Dressing For The Weather In 1927

Dressing for the weather in 1927

  • 7th July 2018
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July 1927; the Murphy family keeping up appearances despite the sunshine. An example to us all. For more pictures of Edwardian Death by Geansaí check out the Murphy Ballinamona photographs in our digital collection.

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Sarsfields V Holycross

Sarsfields v Holycross

  • 6th July 2018
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Have a look at some of our collection of GAA programmes. In this 1978 championship game played at Littleton there are some well known names and Given many were on the Sarsfields team you might be surprised at the result Holycross-Ballycahill 2:12 …

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Patrick Keely; 19th Century Architect

Patrick Keely; 19th Century Architect

  • 4th July 2018
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Did you know that many Catholic Cathedrals and churches built in the USA in the late 19th C. were designed by a lad from Thurles, Patrick Keely (Kiely). Born August 9th 1816 ; his father came to Thurles to build…

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