Articles by: master_aherlow_adm

Moore Abbey, Galbally

The Franciscan friary called Moor Abbey is east of Galbally village and overlooked by the Galtee Mts. Founded in 1471, the friary was suppressed in 1540 but the new owner, the Earl of Desmond left the friars in peace until the friary was burnt in 1569 and 1570. Returning in…

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Christ the King

The Christ the King statue was originally erected by voluntary labour during the Holy Year of 1950 and became known far and wide as the symbol of the Glen. It is situated on the quiet country road (R664) from Tipperary town to the Glen of Aherlow. The statue stands on…

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St Pecaun’s Holy Well

Not far from the River Suir between Bansha and Cahir, in the townland of Toureen, is St. Pecaun’s well at the eastern end of the Glen of Aherlow. Over many centuries people have come to this holy place to “do the rounds” to pray and drink of this pure holy…

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The Ogham Stone, Aherlow

This stone is part of a set of Ogham Stones which can be found in Charleville, County Cork. The Ogham script, an alphabet of 20 letters, is an ancient Celtic script. The letters are between one and five notches, placed horizantally on either side, diagonally across or at an angle…

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Memorial Statue Galbally

The IRA Memorial in the square of Galbally, commemorates the officers and men of Galbally who died “on scaffold, field and from hardships endured in the struggle for Irish Independence”. Thomas Whelan, hanged in Mountjoy, 14th March 1921, Edmund Foley and Patrick Maher, hanged in Mountjoy, 7th June 1921, Michael…

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Tipperary Remembrance Arch, Tipperary Town

In early 2004 Tipperary Remembrance Trust was formed. The Trust brought together Irish Ex-servicemen and  Women, and people from grouping dedicated to Remembrance, Peace and Reconciliation. Adjacent to St. Vincent’s Day Care Centre on the site of the former Tipperary Military Barracks stands the only remaining portico of the Officers…

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Excel Centre Tipperary, Tipperary Town

The Tipperary Excel Heritage Centre is an Arts and Culture Centre in Tipperary town providing a centre of excellence in the delivery of Arts, Culture and Heritage to County Tipperary. Its facilities include the Simon Ryan Theatre, Art Gallery, Dance studio, Digital Cinema, Heritage Centre and Tourist InformationIt is also…

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