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Kilkenny v Limerick programmes

Looking forward to another great battle in Semple Stadium on Sunday next as Kilkenny and Limerick go head to head in the All Ireland qualifiers. Great history between the two counties with the 1973 and 1974 All Ireland finals a…

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Bianconi cars in Tipperary

July 1815, the first Bianconi car takes to the road; travelling between Clonmel and Chair at a fare of 2d per mile. for a similar experience today, head to the Gap of Dunloe and a jaunting car. We have a…

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Birthday of John O’Donovan

John O'Donovan born OTD 1809, responsible for researching place names for the 1840 Ordanance Survey (no fanciful conjecture included) and a few other producing the first complete translation of the Annals of the Four Masters. Drop in and have…

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Dressing for the weather in 1927

July 1927; the Murphy family keeping up appearances despite the sunshine. An example to us all. For more pictures of Edwardian Death by Geansaí check out the Murphy Ballinamona photographs in our digital collection.

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Sarsfields v Holycross

Have a look at some of our collection of GAA programmes. In this 1978 championship game played at Littleton there are some well known names and Given many were on the Sarsfields team you might be surprised at the result Holycross-Ballycahill 2:12 …

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Patrick Keely; 19th Century Architect

Did you know that many Catholic Cathedrals and churches built in the USA in the late 19th C. were designed by a lad from Thurles, Patrick Keely (Kiely). Born August 9th 1816 ; his father came to Thurles to build…

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