New Book by John G O Dwyer to be launched in Upperchurch

John G O’Dwyer has over 30 years’ experience of hillwalking and leading groups in the Irish uplands and is now best known as an author and writer for the Irish Times. His latest book is a guide to the Galtee, Knockmealdown, Comeragh and Slieve Bloom Mountains, which also includes walks in the Slievefelim, Arra and […]

Canadian Woman Finds Her Roots in Tipperary: Book Launch Sunday 6 July

Sheelagh na Gig bookshop invites everyone to attend the launch of Going Home: Tipperary Roots by Canadian Judith A Colbert on Sunday, 5 July at 8pm in the Thomas MacDonagh Heritage Centre in Cloughjordan.   In Canada, settlers from Tipperary played a major role in the formation of London Township in southwesternOntario. As a descendant of a Tipperary family, Judith A. Colbert set out to learn more […]

New biography of GPA and Ryanair founder Tony Ryan, one of Tipperary’s most famous sons, launched today.

Tony Ryan: Ireland’s Aviator is the story of a single-minded young man from Tipperary who went on to be one of Ireland’s greatest entrepreneurs. The book was launched today in Dublin at the Lir Theatre at the National Academy of Dramatic Art in the Trinity Technology Enterprise Centre with the author Richard Aldous present as well as […]

Dublin Lord Mayor Launches Tipp Writer’s Book

Dublin’s new Lord Mayor Oisin Quinn last weekend launched an anniversary reissue of Brendan Lynch’s book, Triumph of the Red Devil. The 1903 Irish Gordon Bennett Cup Race. The Lord Mayor insisted; “We are indebted to Brendan who worked so diligently on his celebration of such a significant event in Irish sporting, motoring and social history. […]

Minister Launches Tipperary Author’s Latest Book

A large crowd attended last week’s (Nov 15) Dublin launch of Toomevara author Brendan Lynch’s new book,  PRODIGALS AND GENIUSES  – The Writers and Artists of Dublin’s Baggotonia. Minister of State for Gaeltacht Affairs, Dinny McGinley, performed the launch at Dublin’s United Arts Club. He described the book  as a “wonderful celebration of  national treasures” […]