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Heritage week films 2023

During Heritage Week, explore the rich history of Thurles through the Thurles heritage video series, "Let me show you Thurles with Jimmy Duggan." View episode one here  Episode 1

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Ned O’Shea collection

Ed "Ned" O'Shea’s Photographic Collection Step back in time in Thurles through the lens of talented photographer Ed "Ned" O'Shea. With a passion for capturing the essence of his local  town, Ned's photographic collection is a true visual treat. From…

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Tipperary Historical Journal 2023 is now available

The 2023 Tipperary Historical Journal was recently launched by Liz Howard at The Source, Thurles. As usual the journal offers a diverse array of articles contributed by esteemed authors from around the world. Topics range from the medieval abbeys at…

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The cancelled valuation books for North Tipp now online

The latest collection of material to go online on is a collection of cancelled Valuation Books from North Tipperary County Council, spanning the years 1902 to 1917. The collection covers 76 District Electoral Divisions, and is comprised of 197…

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Sources for Irish Women’s History

New online Directory of Sources for Irish Women's History _ By Maria Luddy The original ‘Directory of Sources for Irish Women’s History’ was made available on CD-Rom in 1999.  With the advances made in technology the CD has now…

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February lecture – William Despard Hemphill

Join us in The Source Library, Thurles on Tuesday 21 February at 7pm as Dr Karol Mullaney Dignam, author of W.D. Hemphill: Irish Victorian photographer discusses Hemphill and his contribution to Irish photography. W.D. Hemphill, son of Samuel Hemphill, originally…

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Cup Presented By Maurice McGrath

Maurice McGrath: Listowel and Tipperary By Vincent Carmody It is now 94 years since the death of Maurice McGrath, Listowel Postmaster. Few today are aware of the organisational impact that this Tipperary native had on Gaelic games in his adopted…

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