Major WW1 Exhibition Scheduled for Thurles

The Thurles WW1 (1914-1918) Memorial Wall is dedicated to some 71 known soldiers from Thurles, Co Tipperary, who so unselfishly gave of their lives in the defence of small nations.

Based on research undertaken and made available by Holycross author, Mr Thomas Burnell, this Memorial Wall was erected by a TTC Fás scheme in 2000. This monument,possibly the first such monument erected in rural Ireland, was funded by Thurles Town Council.

On Saturday March 1st 2014, as part of a memorial to all those brave Irish men who gave their lives in the ‘Great War’, an exhibition of WW1 artefacts will go on display at Thurles Famine & War Museum, in Thurles, Co Tipperary.

Special Admission Price

Old Aged Pensioners & Retired Groups – €2 per person.
School Student Groups – €1 per person.

Booking: Same is by appointment only . Tel: 0504-21133.

Thurles WW1 Dead Remembered from HiddenTipperary on Vimeo.

For more information go to http://www.hiddentipperary.com/

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