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Podcast 68; Robbery in Emly 1313

Breaking into a cathedral, stealing the gold collected for the crusades and committing a few murders on the way. The outcome if apprehended is a foregone conclusion...or is it? All depending how well you know your canon law. listen to…

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Tipperary Studies level 3 services.

Unfortunately due to ongoing #covid restrictions, though we are in the building, Local studies is not open to the public. We are available to take phone 076 1066123 or email queries or DM us on twitter @TippStudies or facebook…

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November Lecture; Death and the Irish

In the  November lecture from  the Tipperary people and Places Series Professor Salvador Ryan treats us to a wonderful account of Irish customs surrounding death. November is traditionally the month for visiting graveyards and remembering relatives who have passed on.…

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Gus McCarthy from Fethard

Gus McCarthy from Fethard wearing what looks like a knitted jersey and shorts, with his Hercules racing bicycle. Gus played for Tipperary on Bloody Sunday and survived. Images from the Patrick Kenrick Collection at Tipperary Studies (courtesy Joe Kenny) and…

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Podcast 64; Denis Treacy in Court II

In 1875 despite having won his legal battle with his brother over the lease on the family farm Denis Treacy was back in court. This time suing a local doctor. The court case brought to light many unsavory details of…

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Podcast 63; Bill Heaney & TB II

The realities of TB treatment in 1940s Ireland. Bill Heaney from Nenagh spent fourteen months in a Dublin Sanatorium from 1943 and wrote an account of his experiences to encourage others facing into treatment of a disease which carried a stigma …

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