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Podcast 62; Bill Heaney & TB

Tuberculosis was the plague of the early part of the 20th century. With the only treatment available bed rest in a sanatorium. When Bill Heaney from Nenagh contracted the disease in 1941 he was devastated by the news and possibly…

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Podcast 61; Fire in Aherlow 1

The fires which destroyed 100's of acres of woodland in the Glen of Aherlow in 1901 were the culmination of threats and earlier arson attacks on the Massy Dawson estate in the glen. While much of the farmland had been…

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2020 Tipperary Historical Journal now available

Get your copy of the 2020 historical journal here  This years issue features articles on subjects as diverse as the spanish flu in Tipperary to Irish in Lower Ormond and a range of subjects of Tipperary interest.

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Podcast 57; A final Judkin Fitzgerald

The final chapter of the infamous Judkin Fitzgerald story. Sir Joseph Capel Judkin-Fitzgerald, 4th Baronet (1853–1917)pursued a disastrously ruinous life and outlived both his sons becoming the last baronet of his line.

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