Launch Of Www.tipperarystudies.ie

Launch of www.tipperarystudies.ie

  On Saturday last, 21 May, Tipperary Studies, the local history library for the county, launched its new website, www.tipperarystudies.ie . The culmination of months of work by both the Library staff and Eclipse website design, this brand new site…

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1953 – Bullock On The Battlements

1953 – Bullock on the Battlements

The Nationalist, 30 May 1953; A few days before Edmund Hillary completed his famous conquest of Mount Everest, an adventurous Kilsheelan bullock conquered Poulakerry Castle. Hillary received several decorations from the Queen. The bullock got 4 inches in The Nationalist...

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1953 – “Home The Hero”

1953 – “Home the Hero”

Nenagh Guardian, 23 May 1953 Monsignor Thomas Quinlan was Borrisoleigh native who led a most remarkable life, spending the majority of it in turbulent and war-torn South East Asia. Born in 1896, he joined the Columban Missionary Society and first…

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