News from County Tipperary

Bournea Reaching Out 2017

When: Tuesday, 12 December, 2017

This book has been a community effort, with everyone from primary school students to sporting heroes to proud local businesses getting involved to cont

Bournea (Tipperary)

Lough Derg Blueway Workshop

When: Friday, 14 April, 2017

The Lough Derg Blueway encourages additional tourism through the provision and promotion of water and land based outdoor activities in the Lough Derg area.  Craft, heritage, culture, music, land and water based outdoor activities, accommodation and dining service providers, are all encouraged to

Nenagh (Tipperary)

A sporting family then and now

When: Tuesday, 21 June, 2016

Last Christmas Pete Farrell made contact with Tom the Ireland XO Volunteer in Cahir, County Tipperary, hoping he could learn more about the Farrell family.

Caher (Tipperary)
Leinster Regiment with William Farrell

Bluebell time at Golden Grove Woods

When: Friday, 6 May, 2016

Come and enjoy nature's annual exhibition during the month of May and see the Bluebell spectacular. Golden Grove Woods provide an enjoyable walk free to all. Access is at the rear of Dromakeenan School on the Birr Road a mile out of Roscrea town.

Roscrea (Tipperary)
Golden Grove Woods Roscrea, Co. Tipperary, Ireland

Ottawa 2015 - Finnoe, Kilbarron, Terryglass 1815

When: Wednesday, 6 April, 2016

Picture: Bill Ryan and Helen Fox present His Excellency Mr Kevin Vickers Canadian Ambassador with a copy of their book: (Photo  Mike Horrigan) The event was held at Coolbawn Quay, Lakeshore Spa and Marina on the shores of Lough Derg, as it was from that very point that many emigrants would have sailed from and onto Limerick or onto Dublin by horse drawn barges via the canals. As well as Mr Kevin Vickers, whose visit was facilitated by Ms Rita Guinan of the Local Enterprise Organisation and Tipperary Co Council, there were representatives from the local community, Kilbarron Terryglass Historical Society, Terryglass Kilbarron Local Enterprise Group, Local Enterprise Office Tipperary, Tipperary Co Council, Connect Ireland, and Ireland Reaching Out's founder Mr Mike Feerick also in attendance. Helen Fox and Bill Ryan, (Kilbarron Terryglass 1815 Canada Project) gave a presentation about the project. Henrietta Glynn, Carol Brophy and George Harding assisted with the presentation on the day. The children from Kilbarron and Terryglass national schools performed a guard of honour and gave a warm welcome to the eighty guests in attendance. Picture on left: The team. George Harding, Henrietta Glynn, Helen fox, His Excellency Mr Kevin Vickers, Bill Ryan, and Carol Brophy. (Photo Leslie Harding) Terryglass Kilbarron Historical Society gave a presentation about the project and children from the local national school gave a warm welcome to the ninety guests in attendance. Pictured above at the event in Coolbawn Quay L-R) Cllr. Michael O' Meara, Cllr. Ger Darcy, Cathaoirleach, Nenagh Municipal District, Ms. Helen Fox, Kilbarron Terryglass 1815 Project, His Excellency Mr. Kevin Michael Vickers, Canadian Ambassador, Mr. Bill Ryan, Kilbarron Terryglass 1815 Project,  Ms. Sinead Carr, Director of Services for Community and Economic Development, Mr. Mike Feerick, Founder & Chairman, Ireland Reaching Out, Ms. Joanna Murphy, Chief Executive, ConnectIreland, Mr. Marcus O' Connor, District Director for Nenagh Municipal Council (Photo: Kate Walsh)

Terryglass (Tipperary)
Bill Ryan and Helen Fox present His Excellency Mr Kevin Vickers Canadian Ambassador with a copy of their book: (Photo  Mike Horrigan)

From Chicago to Ballina in County Tipperary

When: Wednesday, 11 March, 2015

Jacqi Stevens husband’s Tully family of which she has written extensively, left Ireland in the 1840s, immigrated to Canada, settled in Ontario for a generation, and then eventually found their way to Chicago, the Dakota Territory, and even further west in the Canadian provinces of Manitoba and Sa

Ballina (Tipperary)
Jacqi Stevens

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