FÁILTE! The County Tipperary
founded in 1987, is a Society dedicated to recording and
disseminating the history, culture, heritage, folklore and
geography of County Tipperary.
The Tipperary Historical
Journal 1994 is now out-of-print. We've uploaded all the articles
and you can read them here: Journal 1994
At the launch of the
Tipperary Historical Journal 2013 in The Source, Thurles, launched
by Prof. Liam Kennedy, BSc, MSc (NUI), PhD (York), FRHistS,
Professor Emeritus of Economic & Social History, Queen’s University
(centre); Richard O'Brien, Chairman; Dan Finnan, Editor; Kitty Barry
and Fr. Christy O'Dwyer, President.
Membership renewals issued over the last two weeks for 2013 as
the AGM approached and the official launch of the Tipperary
Historical Journal 2013 - details of the Journal
here. Due to substantial increases in
foreign currency bank charges, the Society regrets that it can no
longer accept foreign currency bankers’ orders, postal orders or
cheques. As a result, the Society has established a Pay Pal account
here where you can choose your location
from the drop-down list – Ireland, UK, USA, Canada, Australia or
Rest of Europe – and also the Journal year you wish to purchase.
Whilst this system has been set up to accommodate foreign currency
purchasers of the Journal, Irish purchasers are also welcome to
avail of the PayPal facility. Please note that all Euro bankers
orders, cheques and postal orders, established with Irish banks, are
still accepted by Tipperary Historical Society.We can accept
personal cheques or bank drafts from Irish banks only, in Euros:
please do not send cash or any other form of cheque [including
Credit Union drafts]. Journals can be bought through PayPal above.
Annual membership of the Society costs: Ireland/Eurozone: Euro
€20.00 / United Kingdom: Sterling £20.00 (€23) / U.S.A.: US Dollar
$30.00 (€23) / Canada: Canadian Dollar $30.00 (€22) / : Australia:
Australian Dollar $40.00 (€28). For those not living in the above
areas, membership costs the equivalent of €23.00 to cover the cost
of the Journal and postage costs.
Details of a conference on the
Butlers of Ormond which will take place in Cahir Co. Tipperary
from 11th - 13th October 2013 can be found here.
JANUARY 29, 2013: Tipperary
Historical Journal wins the Tipperariana Book of the Year
Fethard Historical Society marked the 25th anniversary of the
Tipperary Historical Journal by deciding to award its annual
Tipperariana Book of the Year to the 2012 Journal. The
presentation took place in the Abymill Theatre Fethard on
Saturday 26th January. The award, specially designed for the
occasion by local potter, Doirin Saurus was presented to Fr.
Christy O’Dwyer, President of the County Tipperary Historical
Society, on behalf of all the committees, contributors and
editors who have ensured the publication of the journal over the
past twenty five years. The award will be on display in
Tipperary Studies, The Source, Thurles. Congratulations to all
involved and many thanks to the Fethard Historical Society who
is also celebrating its 25th anniversary.
Pictured above: Doirin Saurus
presenting the award to Fr. Christy O’Dwyer, President of the
County Tipperary Historical Society; Dr. Martin Mansergh
officially launched the 2012 Tipperary Historical Journal
NOVEMBER 2012: Membership
renewals are being issued over the next few days to all Irish
members. Due to difficulties experienced over the last year, our
members outside Ireland have not been contacted in quite a
while: we are issuing a letter, and membership renewals form,
also next week. Please bear with us while we get our membership
database back up and running. Meanwhile, the Tipperary
Historical Journal 2012 is now available!
You can read
articles online from ALL out-of-print Journals: just
choose the Journal and the individual article. Over 2,000 pages
have been scanned and uploaded, comprising nearly 190 articles
and all Book Reviews.