Tipperary Archive

Welcome to Tipperary Studies.
Home of local studies research for Tipperary County Council Library Service.

The Local Studies Department is the primary resource for local history research in County Tipperary for historians and enthusiasts. It has a dedicated reading room with modern research facilities.

Browse Collections (52 total)

Fr Tom Kennedy's Holycross slide collection

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Fr Kennedy (1926 – 1994) was a native of Ballyheen, Templemore and spent his working life in Alabama, U.S.A. He retired due to ill health in 1970 and…


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Photographs from our archive

Joe Walsh Archive, Cahir, Co. Tipperary

Court Sessions 1881-1884 Part 1.pdf

Large collection of items relating to land tenure, estate rentals, farm sales, assizes records and legal correspondence

Contributors: Tipperary Studies

Clonmel Graveyards Collection

Statistics for St Patricks Cemetery.pdf

A comprehensive spreadsheet of gravestone inscriptions, including details from St. Patrick's Cemetery registers, and statistic files on St. Patrick's…

Contributors: Eamonn Crowley

John Sharkey Collection

Sharkey brown album.pdf

The Sharkey Collection. Seán (John / Jack) Sharkey, intelligence officer with the 3rd Tipperary Brigade was an avid photographer and took this…

Contributors: Tipperary 3rd Brigade

Muintir na Tíre

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Material relating to the Muintir na Tíre organisation in Tipperary. Founded by Canon Hayes in Tipperary Town in 1937

Contributors: Tipperary Studies

Carrick-on-Suir Macra na Feirme 1947-1997

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Digitised images of Carrick-on-Suir Macra na Feirme events, 1947-1997. Carrick-on-Suir Macra na Feirme was founded in 1947. It started when Dan Lyons,…

Contributors: Carrick-on-Suir Macra na Feirme in conjunction with Carrick-on-Suir Library

John Walsh and Son, Auctioneers, Templemore, Co. Tipperary


Single sheet posters of various colours

Contributors: Tipperary Studies digital copies of loaned items from the John Walsh and Son, Auctioneers and Valuers Archive

Holycross Show

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Initially started by a local committee as a fund raiser towards the restoration of the world famous Holy Cross Abbey, Holycross Horse Show soon grew…

Contributors: Tipperary Studies

Photographic images of Munster,

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Mostly images of shop fronts, with owners, staff etc standing at the front of the building, Images of houses and people also

Contributors: Tipperary Studies