Tipperary Summer Lecture Series Returns

Given the overwhelming support for and attendance at last year’s Summer Lecture Series, Tuesday evenings are once again sorted for those of you with an interest in Tipperary’s history and archaeology.

Given the overwhelming support for and attendance at last year’s Summer Lecture Series, Tuesday evenings are once again sorted for those of you with an interest in Tipperary’s history and archaeology.

South Tipperary County Council (under the County Heritage Plan) and the County Tipperary Historical Society have generously funded a ten-week lecture series, which commenced this week, on June 11.

A wide-ranging programme of talks on various aspects of the history and archaeology of the county is promised, and we look forward to seeing you there! The lectures begin at 7.15pm each Tuesday evening and take place upstairs in Cashel Library on Friar Street.

This lecture series is supported by Cashel Heritage Trust and Cashel Walled Town Committee; South Tipperary Development Company; South Tipperary Tourism Company and is kindly facilitated by Cashel Library.

The schedule of lectures for the summer:

June 18: Dr. Gillian Kenny - ‘The Wife’s Tale: Women’s Lives in Medieval Tipperary’

June 25: Isabella Mulhall - ‘Striking Gold in Tipperary: The Discovery of the Carrick-on-Suir Gold Coin Hoard’.

July 2, Liam Mannix: ‘Life in a medieval town: the grim details.’

July 9, Richard Clutterbuck: ‘Kilcooly: Transforming a Medieval Monastery into a Modern Estate,’

July 16, Prof. Emeritus Pádraig O’Riain: ‘In search of South Tipperary Saints,’

July 23, Dr. Louise Nugent: ‘The Rian Bó Phádraig: Untangling the evidence for a Medieval Road.’

July 30, Prof. Emeritus Willie Nolan: ‘Michael Doheny, Young Irelander, Fenian and resident of Cashel.’

August 6, Prof. Roger Stalley: ‘The Gothic Cathedral of Cashel: the untold story.’

August 13, Damian Shiels: ‘Tipperary and the American Civil War.’