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
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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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Podcast 27; Denis Dowling Mulcahy

Podcast 27; Denis Dowling Mulcahy

Denis Dowling Mulcahy, an Irish Fenian from near Clonmel was arrested in 1865 in the offices of the Fenian paper The Irish People and sentenced to ten years penal servitude. He was released in Gladstones amnesty of 1870 on condition…

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Podcast 25; The Hansard Family I

Podcast 25; The Hansard Family I

Today's podcast traces the origins of the Hansard family in Tipperary to the year of rebellion 1798.  The Earl of Derby raised a militia on his Irish estate in Tipperary to protect his interests during the rebellion. He brought in…

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A Day In The Life 2020

A Day in the Life 2020

  • 22nd May 2020
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Thank you to everyone who contributed to our 'Day in the Life 2020' archive project. We have some marvellous photographs of different aspects of the lockdown. These are now available to view at https://tipperarystudies.ie/a-day-in-the-life-tipperary-2020-within-2km/  

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Podcast 23; The Scottish King II

Podcast 23; The Scottish King II

Part 2 of the Scottish King tells the story of Edward Bruce's army in Munster. From the Butler accounts we get a picture of military campaigning in the 14th Century as Edmund Butler raises an army in Tipperary to counteract…

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