Loughmore to host inaugural ‘Purcell Picnic’

The village of Loughmore is gearing up to host its first ever Purcell Picnic. This event will celebrate the heritage, culture and history of Loughmore and will also act as a family reunion for members of the Purcell family who first came from Loughmore. The event will take place on Sunday June 23rd in Loughmore. […]

Ballyhoura Walking Festival

The Ballyhoura Walking Festival isn’t just Irelands oldest walking festival – It’s one of the most popular too. This May bank holiday weekend walkers from all over Ireland are expected to descend on Ballyhoura Country, covering an average distance of 20kms each. Now in its 24th year, the festival see’s guides from the Ballyhoura Bears […]

Seminar on The Big House At Nenagh Arts Centre

Seminar on the Big House in Tipperary aims to highlight the rich architectural and historic tradition of the County and shed new light on the people, places and events that shaped this fascinating period in our County’s history. With diverse topics from the role of women, to furniture and interiors, to the social life of […]

Annacarty Remembers – History Re-enacted June 10th 2016

In the spring of 1922, there was joy in the village of Annacarty as the truce had been signed and the barracks handed over to the volunteers. The children of Annacarty N.S. were marched up the hill to the barracks by the principal Mr. Slattery and they sang “Amhran Na bhfiann” for the volunteers as […]

Tipperary commemorates the Great War WW1 22nd – 25th July 2014 at The Tipperary Excel

Tipperary Excel Arts Centre  has a  most interesting programme of events entitled “ Tipperary Remembers 1914 – 2014 planned to commemorate The Great War commencing Tuesday 22nd July 2014. Its includes a series of exhibitions, cinema, memorabilia displays and talks to commemorate WWI Daily – An Exhibition of memorabilia about World War 1 and Tipperary Military Barracks is on display […]

Ireland’s Hidden Independence Day & Little Known History

It is mandatory for the Taoiseach,Ceann Comhairle and Chief Justice to witness this Ceremony, as their Seal of office derives from and under the Sovereign Seal. The Indian delegation is in attendance every year to acknowledge the origin of their Independence; the Sovereign Republic of Eire. The Indian flag shares the same colours as the […]

Templemore Town Council History Project

Templemore Town Council will celebrate its 150th Anniversary, in October this year. To commemorate the occasion, a sub committee has been set up to publish the history of the personalities and events during these years. Research has been ongoing for some time and we are now appealing to members of the public for old documents […]