Clonmel Charter School

Clonmel Charter School

Silver Spring house in #Clonmel has an interesting history. Originally built at a cost of £907 as a Charter boarding school it opened in 1748. The school was set up by the 'Incorporated Society for the promotion of Protestant Schools…

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Putting Clonmel’s History On The Map

Putting Clonmel’s History on the Map

OpenStreetMap want your help for Heritage Week. They want to map all the history of #Clonmel by adding buildings, plaques, memorials etc. The possibilities are almost endless in what to add, even old street names, old uses of buildings, architects for buildings…

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Podcast 46; Judkin Fitzgerald

Podcast 46; Judkin Fitzgerald

Tipperary, usually to the forefront in rebellions was relatively subdued in 1798. This was in a large part due to the extreme measures employed by the county High Sheriff, Thomas Judkin Fitzgerald. Who earned the nickname 'Flogging Fitzgerald' for his…

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Podcast 45: George Borrow I

Podcast 45: George Borrow I

George Borrow, a novelist most famous for his book Lavengro, spent some time in Clonmel, Co. Tipperary as a boy. His father was a military man and the family moved between postings until George was a teenager. While in Clonmel…

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Podcast 44; A Tipperary Town MD I

Podcast 44; A Tipperary Town MD I

Todays podcast introduces Dr. Jeremiah Dowling and his diary. Dr Dowling was the Medical officer for the #Tipperary Workhouse for a period of 45 years during which he kept a diary. https://soundcloud.com/tipperary-libraries/a-tipperary-town-md

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Podcast 41; Lady Clementina Maude II

Podcast 41; Lady Clementina Maude II

Lady Clementina began her photography career in 1856 or early 57 while staying at the family estate in Dundrum, Tipperary in 1859 the family moved to London and Lady Clementina exhibited in the annual exhibition of the Photographic Society of…

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Life in Lockdown

Back in March we asked the children of Tipperary to help us build an archive of their unique experiences during Life in Lockdown. We are thrilled with the response we received and want to thank all the children, their parents…

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