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Nenagh 800 History Ireland podcast

History Ireland Hedge Schools, developed by Tommy Graham, are a public history format for making high-quality research accessible to a general audience and for facilitating lively debates on a range of historical topics. A History Ireland Podcast, supported by Tipperary…

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Podcast 55; John Redmond in Tipperary

Today's podcast features John Redmond, leader of the Irish Parliamentary Party from 1900 to his death in 1918. He devoted his life to achieving home rule for Ireland.

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Borrisokane 18th Century fair charter

A recent donation to Local Studies is this copy of a charter from the reign of George 1st. The charter grants to Edward Riley of Borrisokane the right to hold four annual fairs on the 15th of April, June, September…

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Podcast 54; Bridewell II

Around 1842 a new Bridewell was built for Tipperary which still stands today though it hasn't been in use for a century. The Bridewell had twelve male and four female cells and two cells especially for drunks. The new accommodation…

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Podcast 53; Marcher Lords

A sixteenth century Tipperary manuscript now in the British Library contains elegy's on five marcher lords of the area, Archbishop John Cantwell, Philip Hackett, James Purcell, Tadgh O'Carroll and Piaras Butler. All noted warriors who spent their lives, including the…

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Podcast 52: New Ireland

In our latest podcast we look at A.M. Sullivan's New Ireland. published in 1877, it is a chronicle of some major aspects of 19th century Ireland. Owner and editor of 'The Nation' Sullivan covered many Tipperary themes in his book…

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