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County Tipperary Surnames and Places

Have you ever heard of County Tipperary? Chances are, you may not have heard of it if it was not for the World War 1 anthem “It’s a long way to Tipperary” OR if you have family that came from this landlocked Irish county originally.

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The Surnames of County Tipperary

Here are the surnames of County Tipperary! Names supplied by our readers – their ancestors came from County Tipperary originally. Is your County Tipp name here? If not – let me know what you want to add in the comment section below. Names are: Ahern, Aylward, Bannon, Barry, Beary, Blake, Bonney, Browne, Brunnock, Burgess,  Butler, […]

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A Roadtrip Around 16 Counties of Ireland – Part 4

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  A few weeks back we went on a road trip from Cork to Donegal and back – covering 16 counties in all. When we came back we wrote up a number of posts in our weekly newsletter (see the side of this post if you want to sign up for free) – and these […]

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Up the Deise of County Waterford

The Deise, County Waterford. Do we have any Whelans/Phelans/Hylands/Whalens out there? Here’s a picture of the round Tower and cathedral at Ardmore, County Waterford. The Déisi were the main tribe and kings of this area from the 300s through to the late 1100s. During that time, Saint Declan founded an oratory at the site shown […]

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