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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1847 – “Guy Fall”

1847 – “Guy Fall”

Freemans Journal, 2 April 1847 Normally the likes of James Bond would undertake this type of thing on board the Orient Express, as it wound its way through the gorgeous scenery of the Swiss Alps. A terrifying Spectre unfolded when…

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1847 – “Broadsheet Bickering”

1847 – “Broadsheet Bickering”

Tipperary Constitution, 10 April 1847   The Tipperary Free Press and the Tipperary Constitution were contemporaries, both printed in Clonmel in the middle of the 19th Century. The attitudes they expressed in their columns, however, could not have been more…

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