Podcast 18; Dr Jeremiah Dowling

Podcast 18; Dr Jeremiah Dowling

Today's podcast looks at Victorian life in Tipperary through the eyes of Dr. Jeremiah Dowling, medical attendant to the Tipperary Town workhouse. Thanks to Denis Marnane for giving us his original recordings, we hope you will enjoy them. Listen to…

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An Australian In Tipperary; Podcast 16

An Australian in Tipperary; podcast 16

A late 19th century visit to Ireland by an Australian returning to his grandparents homeplace, meeting cousins, hearing stories of a famously outspoken cleric and the highlight of the visit? Attending a mission at Solohead, literally all the fun of a…

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Podcast 15; Shanbally Castle

Podcast 15; Shanbally Castle

The history and short life of the John Nash designed Shanbally castle, Clogheen, Tipperary. Built around 1810 for the Vicount Lismore it was demolished in 1960 when in state ownership. Listen to podcast here

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JJ Finnan (Myles) Podcast 14

JJ Finnan (Myles) Podcast 14

Podcast 14 tells of the exploits of a young Fenian, JJ Finnan in 1866 and '67. Kidnap plots, risings and on the run in Tipperary.The hunt was so well publicised that The Illustrated London News reported it. https://soundcloud.com/tipperary-libraries/jj-finnan

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Podcast 12 ; Sex In Cashel

Podcast 12 ; Sex in Cashel

Continuing our podcast series number 12 deals with an amusing episode from Cashels history that demonstrates the power of the clergy in local affairs in the 1930’s. Scandalous unsupervised foreign dancing in Cashel? Not on Dean Ryan’s watch.   listen to…

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