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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The Fadden More Psalter

The Fadden More Psalter

  • 8th September 2018
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Listed as one of ten major pieces held by the National Museum of Ireland The 9th C. Fadden More psalter was discovered in 2006 during peat cutting in a Tipperary bog. 'Its papyrus-lined cover is direct evidence for contact between…

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Marlfield House Plans

Marlfield House plans

  • 8th September 2018
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Plans for the reconstruction of Marlfield House, Clonmel after the main house was badly damaged by fire in January 1923 during the Civil War

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Great Southern Railways Rule Book

Great Southern Railways rule book

  • 5th September 2018
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How do you attract a train drivers attention? Detonators on the line! Loving some of the rules in this 1933 rule book e.g. No blasting without authority of Engineer When a vehicle is not safe to travel it must be…

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Clonmel Workhouse Whiskey Supply

Clonmel workhouse whiskey supply

  • 4th September 2018
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The Clonmel Chronicle 1852 has a definite preference in whiskey..Sure doesn't everybody. There might be a tiny bias against Cork in the Tipperary paper. When the supply is in gallons you want to be sure you're getting the right stuff…

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