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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

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

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

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

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.

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