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War of Independence IRA notebook

From the Archives; This innocuous looking little book is the IRA notebook kept by James Kennedy, Thurles town clerk and 2nd Tipperary Brigade information officer. The entries are dated between September 1921 and January 1922.

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Encumbered estates sales brochures

In 1849 the Incumbered Estates Court was established by act of parliament. Any estates to be sold had to be incumbered, and could only be sold without the consent of the owner if the level of debt was greater than half…

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Private acts of parliament

We hold a small collection of local interest private acts of parliament ranging from 1695 to 1905. An individual (wealthy, influential & male) who wanted to undo some family arrangement about property or who wanted a divorce for example, had to finance…

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Fethard Historical Society Lecture

FETHARD HISTORICAL SOCIETY Will  host a lecture CREATIVE REBELLION: Art, Literature and Politics in the Revolutionary Years By Angus Mitchell & Caoilfhionn Ní Bheacháin Fethard Abymill Theatre Thursday 16th May 2019  8 pm Admission €3.00 (members) & €6.00 ( Non…

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Ring forts in North Tipperary

The Archaeological Inventory of County Tipperary - North Tipperary; lists over 800 ring fort sites. ring forts are usually roughly circular areas enclosed by an earthen bank and fosse. Most forts have a single bank but there are examples of…

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