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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Historical Thurles

Historical Thurles

This picture of the square Thurles comes from our collection of historical postcards available online at http://tipperarystudies.ie/historical-postcard-collection/ Or you can drop into the Source to see our scale model which is being launched this evening.  

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Pattern Day At Tipperary Holy Wells

Pattern day at Tipperary Holy Wells

  • 17th August 2018
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August 15 is pattern day at many Tipperary holy wells, not observed much any more but once this involved games and picnics as well as prayers around the well. As a bonus you didn't need an ophthalmologist!

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