Upland Players present The Bog Queen in Upperchurch Community Centre

The Upland Players present The Bog Queen, a highly entertaining pantomime written by Gerry Britt and directed by Pat Loughnane. It is being held in the Upperchurch Community Centre on 27th, 28th and 29th of January at 8pm each night.  After enduring a cold and grey January, the Bog Queen will be a real treat […]

Upperchurch Tipperary in new online film ‘Tracing My Irish Ancestry’

Tourism Ireland has launched a new online film, ‘Tracing my Irish Ancestry – my journey home to Ireland’, specially created to encourage people around the world to visit Ireland in 2016 and find out more about their Irish ancestry. Tourism Ireland’s short film was produced to connect with those with Irish heritage around the world. […]

Upland Players present ‘When Are You Going Back’ – Upperchurch 18th & 19th March

The Upland Players present ‘When Are You Going Back’ a new comedy by Gerry Britt, in Upperchurch Community Centre 18th & 19th March. The play is about a clueless Yank searching his roots, a rural pub threatened with foreclosure, and a promising racehorse that might save the day. The playwright, Gerry Britt, is a native of […]

Goodwill on Credit, Travels in Ireland by Gerry Britt – Book Review

There are approximately 50 million Americans who claim Irish heritage. Even the current President of the US, Barack Obama has Irish ancestors. One such citizen Gerry Britt, a native of New York City, traced his roots back to Upperchurch and Drombane in Co. Tipperary. Since then he has visited Ireland on several occasions since 2007 […]