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Podcast 36; John Wesley in Tipperary

in the mid 18th Century John Wesley the famous cleric and founder of the Methodist movement visited Tipperary on a number of occasions. As well as Clonmel and Nenagh he also went to the weavers of Shronell, a colony of…

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Podcast 35; Peter Gill II

Today's podcast continues the story of Peter Gill from Nenagh, a tireless campaigner his paper covered many nationalist and land agitation meetings in #Tipperary including a St. Patrick's banquet in 1861

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Tipperary Studies reopens Monday 29th June

Tipperary Studies reopens Mon 29th June Limited numbers & Resources due to current restrictions Booking essential Temporary Opening Hours 10am - 1pm & 2pm - 5pm Monday - Friday email: Phone: 0761 066123

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Podcast 34; Peter Gill I

Peter Gill from Nenagh, Co. Tipperary was the grand uncle of Irish polititician Thomás MacGiolla. Born in 1822 Peter was involved in politics and land agitation. In 1857 he bought the Tipperary Advocate newspaper and used it to further his…

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Podcast 33; Standish James O’Grady

Our podcast today tells of Standish James O'Grady, the father of the #Celtic revival, who recieved his education at the Abbey School in #Tipperary Town between 1856 and 1864.

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Podcast 32; John Keegan and Tipperary II

From his base in Tipperary John Keegan used Bianconis cars to travel aroung the Southern counties visiting places such as the new Cistercian monastery of Mount Melleray, founded by monks expelled from the abbey of Melleray after the French Revolution…

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Podcast 31; John Keegan and Tipperary I

In 1839 John Keegan, working with the Ordnance Survey, visited Tipperary. He kept diaries of his experiences and todays podcast recounts some of the interesting people he encountered during his work. From Mr Ashe wth the collapsing house to Lady…

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Podcast 28; Boarding out 1919

A discussion at a board meeting of the Tipperary Poor Law guardians over providing a second set of clothes for a 'Boarded out' boy gives an insight into how such children were regarded. The dangerous precedent of spending rate payers…

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Local Studies services in June

For the month of June our building will not be open to the public but we are happy to help with queries and research by phone 0761 066123 (10.00 to 1.00 and 2.00 to 5.00..Monday to Friday) and also by…

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