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New collection added: Kent of Borrisokane

Uncovering the Kent Collection: A Window into Borrisokane's Past Tipperary Studies is delighted to announce the addition of a fascinating new collection to our digital archives: the Kent collection. This treasure trove of historical documents and photographs was kindly loaned…

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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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Podcast 69; Pattern Day at Toureen

this weeks podcast tells of a sunny summer gathering in Toureen #Tipperary; crowds of people, games, music and dancing. The good old days indeed!

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Podcast 64; Denis Treacy in Court II

In 1875 despite having won his legal battle with his brother over the lease on the family farm Denis Treacy was back in court. This time suing a local doctor. The court case brought to light many unsavory details of…

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Podcast 54; Bridewell II

Around 1842 a new Bridewell was built for Tipperary which still stands today though it hasn't been in use for a century. The Bridewell had twelve male and four female cells and two cells especially for drunks. The new accommodation…

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Podcast 52: New Ireland

In our latest podcast we look at A.M. Sullivan's New Ireland. published in 1877, it is a chronicle of some major aspects of 19th century Ireland. Owner and editor of 'The Nation' Sullivan covered many Tipperary themes in his book…

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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 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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