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Munster SHF programmes in Studies

Gearing up for the match on Sunday?.here are a few programmes of previous Cork v Clare ties in Semple stadium from our collection. check out the 80's hair..sure they didn't need helmets in those days!

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Tipperary placenames; Congor Church (alias)

O’Donovans dilemma while researching place names in North Tipperary; a classic example of fence case the bishop might be displeased..want to check out local names in your area? We have the complete Tipperary place names and letters collection in…

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Irish Sweathouses; Rural health spas

Suffering from lameness, sciatica, sore eyes, fever, arthritis or skin disorders? Up to the mid 19th C. you trotted along to the local sweat house. Though getting to this one in Boolatin, Silvermines with rheumatism would be a bit problematical.…

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Tipperary folklore; St. Johns Eve

It was traditional to light bonfires on St. John's Eve, 23rd June. So this evening never mind the’s St. Johns Eve, have a bonfire instead And don’t forget to bring the cows!

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Turf Cutting during the emergency

Remember those summer days getting the turf in..I know its probably going to be banned and we might see the last generation to spend summer on the bog, but there was a time (1943) when getting the turf in was…

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Maps collection in Tipperary Studies

Tipperary Studies holds copies of some of Tipperary’s earliest maps, dating from the 17th Century, through to the OSI’s modern maps of the 21st Century. One of my favorites is this little gem of the area around Thurles in 1755. So impressed was…

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Launch of 2018 Tipperary Historical Journal

The 2018 Historical Journal is now available from Tipperary Studies, The Source, Cathedral Street, Thurles, Co. Tipperary. The journal was launched by Dr. David Butler of U.C.C. and includes articles such as a bibliography of the GAA in County Tipperary, The rise of…

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1949 County Hurling final

The Tipperary Star report on the 1949 County Hurling  Final between Borris-illeigh and Knockavilla covers an entire page of the paper on November 5th. Refereed by Con Murphy of Cork the outcome was never in doubt with Borris leading all…

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