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Bargain Weekend Away History Break At Thurles

If you are a lover of history and on the lookout for a Bargain Priced Weekend Away, then Thurles Co.Tipperary has to be your destination.

A new Tourism group “Hidden Tipperary,” in association with the Anner Hotel, Thurles, Thurles Library and the GAA are offering visitors a chance to relax, while experiencing at first hand, Ireland’s real hidden history, some of which has never been previously revealed.

The week-end break begins at 12.00 noon on Friday August 26th next and runs until 12.00 noon on Sunday 28th inclusive. But Note this year the event is strictly limited to just 100 visiting couples.

Total cost of this weekend is just €60 inclusive and will include 2 nights Bed and Breakfast at the beautiful modern Anner Hotel, Thurles, free guided tours to the Thurles GAA museum, the Thurles Famine Museum, a Thurles Ecclesiastical history lecture and a lecture on how to begin tracing your family roots.

Time will also be given to visitors to shop locally and to experience the friendly atmosphere of a midland town, which has singularly contributed more to Ireland’s past history than any other town in Ireland.

Over this 2 day event, lectures will be undertaken by GAA historian Seamus King, Church historian Monsignor Dr Maurice Dooley, Chief history researcher and archivist from Thurles Library and Curator of Thurles Famine Museum George Willoughby, who will also act as the weekend events co-ordinator.

Those wishing to be part of this bargain weekend event are requested to immediately email george.willo@gmail.com for bookings or for to obtain any further information.

Bookings and Information can also be exchanged by Telephoning 0504-21133 or by Mobile Phone Contact to 086-8785859.

Local people are invited to notify their friends at home and abroad regarding this August event here in Thurles.

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