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 (48 total)

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

The Abbey, Templemore. John Walsh & Son Archive

Killoskehan House.jpg

Interior and exterior images of The Abbey, Templemore. One external image of Killoskehan House. Digital images derived from glass plate negatives

Contributors: John Walsh and Son Archive

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

Essential repairs Holycross.jpg

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,

Terraced house, woman and young girl at gate.jpg

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

County Tipperary (North Riding) Grand Jury General Warrant to collect County Rates after Spring Assizes, 1879

County Rate Book for the Barony of Eliogarty 1879 Part 1.pdf

Record of rates collected in Tipperary (North Riding) as decreed by the Grand Jury

Contributors: Tipperary Studies

Programmes from miscellaneous events and shows

Holycross Gymkhana 1972.pdf

Souvenir programmes, event guides

Contributors: Tipperary Studies

Voter Registration Units 1905

Registration Unit of Newport 1905.pdf

Voter lists of people eligible to vote in parliamentary or local government elections in 1905

Contributors: Tipperary Studies

Borrisokane Poor Law Union Minute Book Archive

Borrisokane PLU MB 1851 -1852 Part 1.pdf

Records from individual Minute Books of Borrisokane Poor Law Union

Contributors: Tipperary Studies