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Podcast 18; Dr Jeremiah Dowling

Today's podcast looks at Victorian life in Tipperary through the eyes of Dr. Jeremiah Dowling, medical attendant to the Tipperary Town workhouse. Thanks to Denis Marnane for giving us his original recordings, we hope you will enjoy them. Listen to…

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Podcast 17: The servant boy 1916

Today's podcast covers rural industrial relations in the early 20th century. The life of a farm labourer was not an easy one but it was rare for a servant to sue his employer. In 1916 that's what young James Quish…

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podcast 16; An Australian in Tipperary

A late 19th century visit to Ireland by an Australian returning to his grandparents homeplace, meeting cousins, hearing stories of a famously outspoken cleric and the highlight of the visit? Attending a mission at Solohead, literally all the fun of a…

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Podcast 15; Shanbally Castle

The history and short life of the John Nash designed Shanbally castle, Clogheen, Tipperary. Built around 1810 for the Vicount Lismore it was demolished in 1960 when in state ownership. Listen to podcast here

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Podcast 14; JJ Finnan (Myles)

Podcast 14 tells of the exploits of a young Fenian, JJ Finnan in 1866 and '67. Kidnap plots, risings and on the run in Tipperary.The hunt was so well publicised that The Illustrated London News reported it.

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