November Lecture With Salvador Ryan

November Lecture with Salvador Ryan

Thanks to Salvador Ryan for his engaging lecture last night, he took us through some great stories about priests from the schools collection at www@duchas_ie and put them in context. He has also kindly given us permission to post the lecture…

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Sketches And Prints Of Tipperary

Sketches and prints of Tipperary

  • 13th November 2019
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We have a large archive of prints, photos and postcards relating to Tipperary. Some of my favorite ones are the Bartlett and Hooper sketches. This one is of St. Marys, Thurles in a ruined state in 1793. The church was…

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The Earl Of Normanton V Tenants

The Earl of Normanton v tenants

Documents from the Irish Land War. The Earl of Normanton, residing in Hampshire, England, owned over 7,600 acres in Tipperary. His agent E.S. Rice paid the Property Defense Association for bailiffs to help carry out sales and evictions from the…

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November ‘People And Places’ Lecture

November ‘People and Places’ Lecture

Our November lecture "You may want a priest yet": the portrayal of the Catholic Priest in Irish Folklore takes place on November 19th at 7.30pm in The Source, Thurles. Salvador Ryan is Professor of Ecclesiastical History at St. Patrick's College, Maynooth,…

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Priest And Folklore In Tipperary

Priest and Folklore in Tipperary

  • 23rd October 2019
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'Priest's heads were very dear at that time' a #Halloween worthy story from North Tipperary about priest hunting in penal times and why the ghost of Harry Palmer is still 'going around' Ivy hall. Read more at https://www.duchas.ie/en or come…

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Athassel Lecture Podcast And Video Now Available

Athassel Lecture podcast and video now available

  • 22nd October 2019
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We are delighted to announce that Dr. Tadhg O'Keeffe's October lecture on Athassel Priory is now available online. Thanks especially to Donal Lillis for working his usual magic to achieve this and Dr. O'Keeffe for permission to post the lecture.…

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Dr Tadhg O’Keeffe And Athassel Priory

Dr Tadhg O’Keeffe and Athassel Priory

  • 17th October 2019
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Many thanks to Dr. Tadhg O'Keeffe for a wonderfully interesting and informative lecture on Athassel and it's foundation. Who knew you could tell so much about a building just by looking closely. Thanks also to the capacity crowd who came along and…

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