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Centenary lecture; Tipperary in 1920

Our usual commemoration lecture which had to be postponed due to Covid 19 restrictions is now available on podcast. As hostilities escalated over the course of 1920 the IRA changed tactics and targets. Des Marnane with the help of Cathal…

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February Lecture; Emily Countess of Glengall

Our February lecture explores the life and involvement in Cahir development of Emily, Countess of Glengall (1777 – 1836). Emily Jefferyes married Richard Butler, 10th Lord Cahir in 1793 and they lived mostly at Cahir house. Intelligent and energetic Emily…

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November Lecture; Death and the Irish

In the  November lecture from  the Tipperary people and Places Series Professor Salvador Ryan treats us to a wonderful account of Irish customs surrounding death. November is traditionally the month for visiting graveyards and remembering relatives who have passed on.…

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March people and places lecture

March 24th @ 7.30pm Dr. Kevin McCarthy Tom Kiely: Tipperary's and Ireland's greatest champion. Dr Kevin McCarthy presents an illustrated talk on Tom Kiely, and presents the case for him being not only Tipperary's greatest sports star, but Ireland's too.…

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January Lecture; 1919 Waiting for Revolution

Des Marnane with the help of Cathal O'Donoghue will look at 1919 through a selection of contemporary documents. Des Marnane's most recent publications are The 3rd Brigade: a history of the Volunteers/IRA in South Tipperary  and County Tipperary 1917-1921 - a history…

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December Lecture Tuesday 17th @ 7.30pm

The Castles, Tower, & Fortified Houses of Limerick, 1199-1703 This lecture - which includes the Butler Lordship in Tipperary - presents Joseph Lennon’s extensive research on Limerick’s castles and owners from 1199-1703. He spent 2010-2018 researching and compiling a photographic-survey…

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