Podcast 49: George Borrow II

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…

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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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Podcast 45: George Borrow I

Podcast 45: George Borrow I

George Borrow, a novelist most famous for his book Lavengro, spent some time in Clonmel, Co. Tipperary as a boy. His father was a military man and the family moved between postings until George was a teenager. While in Clonmel…

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Podcast 44; A Tipperary Town MD I

Podcast 44; A Tipperary Town MD I

Todays podcast introduces Dr. Jeremiah Dowling and his diary. Dr Dowling was the Medical officer for the #Tipperary Workhouse for a period of 45 years during which he kept a diary. https://soundcloud.com/tipperary-libraries/a-tipperary-town-md

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Podcast 41; Lady Clementina Maude II

Podcast 41; Lady Clementina Maude II

Lady Clementina began her photography career in 1856 or early 57 while staying at the family estate in Dundrum, Tipperary in 1859 the family moved to London and Lady Clementina exhibited in the annual exhibition of the Photographic Society of…

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