Clonmel Charter School

Clonmel Charter School

Silver Spring house in #Clonmel has an interesting history. Originally built at a cost of £907 as a Charter boarding school it opened in 1748. The school was set up by the 'Incorporated Society for the promotion of Protestant Schools…

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Putting Clonmel’s History On The Map

Putting Clonmel’s History on the Map

OpenStreetMap want your help for Heritage Week. They want to map all the history of #Clonmel by adding buildings, plaques, memorials etc. The possibilities are almost endless in what to add, even old street names, old uses of buildings, architects for buildings…

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Podcast 46; Judkin Fitzgerald

Podcast 46; Judkin Fitzgerald

Tipperary, usually to the forefront in rebellions was relatively subdued in 1798. This was in a large part due to the extreme measures employed by the county High Sheriff, Thomas Judkin Fitzgerald. Who earned the nickname 'Flogging Fitzgerald' for his…

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Life in Lockdown

Back in March we asked the children of Tipperary to help us build an archive of their unique experiences during Life in Lockdown. We are thrilled with the response we received and want to thank all the children, their parents…

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Tipperary Studies Reopens Monday 29th June

Tipperary Studies reopens Monday 29th June

  • 25th June 2020
  • News

Tipperary Studies reopens Mon 29th June Limited numbers & Resources due to current restrictions Booking essential Temporary Opening Hours 10am - 1pm & 2pm - 5pm Monday - Friday email: studies@tipperarycoco.ie Phone: 0761 066123

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Podcast 34; Peter Gill I

Podcast 34; Peter Gill I

Peter Gill from Nenagh, Co. Tipperary was the grand uncle of Irish polititician Thomás MacGiolla. Born in 1822 Peter was involved in politics and land agitation. In 1857 he bought the Tipperary Advocate newspaper and used it to further his…

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Podcast 28; Boarding Out 1919

Podcast 28; Boarding out 1919

A discussion at a board meeting of the Tipperary Poor Law guardians over providing a second set of clothes for a 'Boarded out' boy gives an insight into how such children were regarded. The dangerous precedent of spending rate payers…

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Local Studies Services In June

Local Studies services in June

  • 3rd June 2020
  • News

For the month of June our building will not be open to the public but we are happy to help with queries and research by phone 0761 066123 (10.00 to 1.00 and 2.00 to 5.00..Monday to Friday) and also by…

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