skip to Main Content

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…

Read More

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.

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

Education in Tipperary; Online exhibition

With schools reopening shortly why not take a look at alternate types of education in Tipperary over four centuries. Read about the history of some notable Tipperary schools such as the Clonmel Grammar School. Listen to the podcast on the…

Read More

Podcast 50; Another Judkin Fitzgerald

The notorious Judkin Fitzgerald may have received a baronetage for his role in suppressing the 1798 rebellion in Tipperary; however he didn't enjoy the honour for long and ill luck seemed to hover around his descendants.

Read More

Podcast 49: George Borrow II

In his semi-autobiographical book 'Lavengro', George Borrow gave a wonderful description of his experiences attending the Grammar School in Clonmel. In 1815 the school was in decline  with one teacher, and elderly clergyman, so the boys amused themselves in other…

Read More
Back To Top
×Close search