Tulla Publication Cover

Launch of the Tulla (Clare) Reaching Out Publication "Reflections from Home and Abroad"

When: Tuesday, 15 March, 2016

The event was well-attended and Fr. Harry Bohan, PP from Sixmilebridge was the main speaker. Fr.

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The shell of the G.P.O. on Sackville Street (later O'Connell Street), Dublin in the aftermath of the 1916 Rising.


When: Sunday, 8 May, 2016

There were four men who played a part in the events that took place in Dublin during the Easter Rising. They were: Dan Canny Joseph Canny Michael O'Dea Cornelius (Con) O'Halloran Attached are their profiles and the units that they served in during that time.

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Tulla Slabs

Church of Ireland Tulla Memorial Tablets Return to Tulla

When: Saturday, 2 March, 2013

These memorial tablets are family stones that honour and remember those that have passed away.  They are a wonderful resource for family research as well as for local history.  The tablets will be displayed on the webpage in due course.

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Tulla Boys School

Tulla Boys School Register 1866-1896 and Tulla Boys Infant Register 1885-1895 available online through Clare Library

When: Monday, 17 January, 2022

These registers are a great resource for local historians and genealogists as they not only give names, but also occupations, addresses and ages.  

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Reflections from Home and Abroad 2019

Tulla Reaching Out 2019 Reflections from Home and Abroad Publication

When: Monday, 3 February, 2020

The journal contains a number of interesting articles including:   The Tulla Workhouse School Mass Rock at Clonlea Tulla Market Charter & 400th Anniversary Wilful Murder by Persons Unknown

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William Hogarth, The Western Family c. 1738

English Naming Patterns within the family unit

When: Tuesday, 4 March, 2014

During the 18th century, the basic pattern of naming children was used for many English-speaking families.  This was also common with many Irish families, although they didn't always adhere strictly to this.  

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President Higgins

Michael D. Higgins, President of Ireland and his Tulla Connections

When: Tuesday, 10 May, 2016

Catherine Lynch was born in Garruragh, Tulla and baptised on 7 January 1861.  She was a  daughter of Matthew Lynch and Margaret White, local farmers in the area.  Matthew Lynch held lands in Garruragh with Catherine Lynch who was listed as a widow and was probably his mother. 

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Liam Mellows and His Stay in Knockjames Mountain, Ballyoughtra

When: Friday, 2 January, 2015

Liam Mellows (1895-1922) was an Irish Republican and Sinn Fein politician.  He was born in England, but grew up in County Wexford.  He was involved in nationalist politics from a young age and he was active in the Irish Republican Brotherhood and a Founding member of the Irish Volunteers.

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