Tipperary Archive

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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 (133 total)

John Quinn postcard collection

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A collection of postcards featuring Irish locations, Irish patriots and Irish greetings from the Early 20th century. Part of the John Quinn collection…

Miscellaneous items

Book of Distribution of Co Tipperary 1654 pt 1.pdf

Quinn glass plate negatives

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A collection of early 20th century images. Predominantly of the Ballypatrick area of Clonmel, Co. Tipperary.

Sport in County Tipperary

Thurles Town v Cork United, 14 February 1982.pdf

John James Quinn collection

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The Fethard collection


A collection of images taken from a photo album found in the attic of McCarthy’s Hotel, Fethard, Co. Tipperary. Many of the images were taken at the…

Gus Butler photographic collection

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Photographs taken by Gus Butler from Friar Street, Thurles, mostly during the 1940s and 50s. This small collection includes photos of the local…

Paddy Loughnane photographic collection

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Photographs of the Mitchel Street area of Thurles from the 1930s to the 1970s collected by Paddy Loughnane, a Thurles native.

Thurles Town Tourism Guides and Brochures

Thurles Tourism Brochure, c.1960s.pdf

Tourism guides and brochures issued to promote Thurles as a tourist destination and associated activities in or near the town

County Tipperary (S.R.) Vocational Education Committee collection

Tipperary S.R. Tuberculosis Care Committee.pdf

Posters advertising part-time classes and continuing education classes at various Vocational Educational Committee (V.E.C.) centres throughout south…

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