Are you related to Elizabeth Bollard and Margaret Bollard?
If you go to search......choose Tipperary and enter Ballard in the name search .
Then put in Luke Hogan in the name search.
These families went to Canada, have a read through them and you will see lots of information.
Robert Hobbs lived in the townland of Caroonaclough, Terryglass in 1825.
There is also a John Hobbs.
Then, we may be able to get more information for you.