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1916 Rising Exhibition in Tipperary

  Some photos from a recent visit to the Tipperary County Museum located in Mick Delahunty Square in Clonmel, Tipperary, where a 1916 Easter Rising exhibition is currently been held. You can find out more about the exhibition and the County museum opening days/hours here.   You can read about the Tipperary Volunteers and see an original copy of the Irish Proclamation at the Tipperary … Continue reading 1916 Rising Exhibition in Tipperary

Father Sheedy Clonmel

Murder Trial of Father Sheehy

While visiting The Main Guard in Clonmel recently, (you can read about our visit here), we found out about a murder trial that took place in the building when it was used as a courthouse in the 18th century. Nicholas Sheehy was born into a wealthy family in 1728 and was educated in France and ordained in Rome in 1752.  In 1755, he returned home … Continue reading Murder Trial of Father Sheehy

Landmark building in Clonmel

We are always visiting Clonmel as it is Richard’s hometown,  a few months ago, we decided to do the heritage walking trail of the town. We used an old heritage trail illustration booklet that we had in the house, I checked online and can’t find a copy of it but I believe you can pick up a newer version in the Tourist office, One of the main … Continue reading Landmark building in Clonmel

Clonmel Heritage Walking Tour – Anne Street

A walk around Clonmel town will show you an array of old buildings from different historical and architectural periods, from the Medieval period up to the 19th Century.  It is the largest town in County Tipperary and the river Suir runs through it. We did a self-guided walking tour around the town and visited this charming Georgian street. One of the first points we stopped at, on … Continue reading Clonmel Heritage Walking Tour – Anne Street

Wild Geese at Cahir Castle

5 things to do in Cahir, Tipperary

Spend some time, in this picturesque historical south Tipperary town and do these five activities.   1. Browse the Farmers Market On Saturday mornings, in the Castle car park, the Cahir Farmers market takes place, they have lots of stalls with fresh produce, delicious baked goods and crafts.  We treated ourselves to breakfast of tea and scones.   Source: Cahir Farmers Market Facebook 2. Visit a Medieval Castle Cahir … Continue reading 5 things to do in Cahir, Tipperary