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Thurles WW1 Exhibition Scheduled For March 2014

Major Rare WW1 Exhibition Scheduled for Thurles

 

The World War1 (1914-1918) Memorial Wall situated in St Mary’s Graveyard is dedicated to some 71 known soldiers from Thurles, Co Tipperary, who unselfishly gave of their lives, in the defence of small nations.

This Memorial Wall is possibly the first such monument erected in rural Ireland, same being funded by Thurles Town Council (TTC) and erected by a TTC Fás scheme in 2000, based on research undertaken and made available publicly by Holycross author, Mr Thomas Burnell.

On Saturday March 1st 2014, as part of a memorial to all those brave Irish men who gave their lives in this ‘War to end all wars,’ an exhibition of WW1 artefacts will go on display at Thurles Famine & War Museum, here in Thurles, Co Tipperary.

Special Admission Price
Old Aged Pensioners & Retired Groups – €2 per person.
School Student Groups – €1 per person.
Note Booking: Same is by appointment only and for more information please Tel: 0504-21133.

Students, Old Aged Pensioners & Retired Groups, who intend to visit Thurles for this major exhibition, are also invited to check out the  educational and other major attractions within the town and its immediate environs and to plan their trip to include a day long visit.

Bookmark this page to find out more information on special ‘Week-End Accommodation Packages‘ during March & April 2014, which will be announced during February this year, by the newly formed tourism group Hidden Tipperary.

You can also get this information and other local breaking news stories around Thurles in your Mail Inbox, simply by inserting your Email address in the box supplied on the Right Hand Side of our Home Page. (See Daily News To Your Inbox.)

Other Recommended Attractions Nearby

Cabragh Wetlands. Clare GlensCormackstown Heritage Centre.  HolyCross AbbeyLár na Páirce GAA Museum Semple StadiumSt Mary’s Famine & War MuseumUpperchurch Walking Routes & Indoor Rock Climbing Wall.

To find Thurles & St Mary’s Famine & War Museum – Click Here

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