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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.

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Coming Soon: Fr Kennedy Holycross slides

For Heritage Week 2022 Tipperary Studies is delighted to present a selection from the huge collection of slides and photographs, taken by Fr. Tom Kennedy, Holycross in the 1960s and 1970s. The collection was recently donated to Tipperary Studies by St. Patrick‚Äôs College, Thurles. There are 1205 images in the digital collection, depicting the restoration of Holycross Abbey, rural life in Holycross and throughout Co. Tipperary, local events such as parades, traditional dancing and dramas, … Read More