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Tipperary (Irish: Tiobraid Árann) is the name of a county, and a town in the south-west of that county. Basic concept of GPS operation A GPS receiver calculates its position by carefully timing the signals sent by the constellation of GPS Satellites high above the Earth The Irish grid reference system is a system of geographic Grid references commonly used in Ireland (both Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland Poetic description This dinnseanchas poem named Ard Ruide (Ruide Headland poetically describes the kingdoms of Ireland Munster ( Irish: An Mhumhain, ənˈvuːnʲ Cúige Mumhan or Mumha) is the southernmost of the four Provinces of Ireland. Since the late 16th century the Island of Ireland has been divided into 32 counties ( Irish language contae or condae County Tipperary (Contae Thiobraid Árann is a County in Ireland situated in the Province of Munster. The elevation of a Geographic location is its height above a fixed reference point often the mean sea level. In Biology a population is the collection of inter-breeding organisms of a particular Species; in Sociology Irish (ga ''Gaeilge'' is a Goidelic language of the Indo-European language family originating in Ireland and historically spoken by the Irish. County Tipperary, Republic of Ireland with a population of c. County Tipperary (Contae Thiobraid Árann is a County in Ireland situated in the Province of Munster. Ireland ( Irish: Éire, ˈeːrʲə is a country in north-western Europe. 5,000 within the urban environs. It's name is derived from a "well" in the townsland of "Glenbane" in the parish of Lattin and Cullen where the river "Arra" rises. The translation of It's Irish name Tiobraid Árann means "The well of Arra" Little if anything is known of the historical significance of the well.
The town is often mistaken as the county capital, which has never been the case. North Tipperary and South Tipperary, have their administrative centres of Nenagh and Clonmel respectively. North Tipperary County (Contae Thiobraid Árann Thuaidh known until 2002 as Tipperary North Riding) is an Administrative county in Ireland, consisting South Tipperary County (County Thiobraid Árann Theas known until 2002 as Tipperary South Riding) is an Administrative county in Ireland, consisting of Nenagh ( An tAonach in Irish) is the county town of North Tipperary, Ireland. Clonmel ( Cluain Meala in Irish) in County Tipperary is the county seat of South Tipperary County Council. However, it has a large agricultural catchment area in West County Tipperary and East County Limerick and was historically a market town of some significance. It still boasts an extensive butter-making and milk processing industry today.
The town is a medieval foundation and became a centre of population in the reign of King John. John (24 December 1167 &ndash 19 October 1216 reigned as a King of England from 6 April 1199 until his death Its ancient fortifications have disappeared but its central area is characterized by a large built environment with wide streets radiating from the principal thoroughfare of Main Street. There are two impressive historical monuments in the Main Street, namely the bronze statue of Charles Kickham, poet and patriot and the 'Maid of Erin' statue erected to commemorate the Irish patriots, Allen, Larkin and O'Brien, historically known as the Manchester Martyrs. The Manchester Martyrs were Fenians, members of the Irish Republican Brotherhood executed for killing a policeman during a prison escape
The first engagement of the Irish War of Independence took place at nearby Solloghead Beg quarry on 19 January 1919 when Dan Breen and Seán Treacy led a group of volunteers in an attack on members of the Royal Irish Constabulary who were transporting gelignite. The Irish War of Independence (or Tan War, or Anglo-Irish War, Irish: Cogadh na Saoirse) from January 1919 to July 1921 was a guerrilla Events 1419 - Hundred Years' War: Rouen surrenders to Henry V of England completing his reconquest of Normandy. Year 1919 ( MCMXIX) was a Common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Common Daniel Breen (Mícheál Dónall Ó Briaoin11 August 1894 &ndash 27 December 1969 was a volunteer in the Irish Republican Army and a Fianna Fáil politician Sean Treacy (died 14 October 1920) was one of the leaders of the Third Tipperary Brigade of the Irish Republican Army during the Irish War The Royal Irish Constabulary ( RIC) ( Irish: Constáblacht Ríoga na hÉireann) was one of Ireland's two police forces in the early twentieth century Gelignite, also known as blasting gelatin, is an Explosive material consisting of Collodion - Cotton (a type of Nitrocellulose
The town was the site of a large military barracks of the British Army in the 50 years before Irish Independence and served as a military hospital during World War I. The British Army is the land armed forces branch of the British Armed Forces. World War I (abbreviated WWI; also known as the First World War, the Great War, and the War to End All On September 30, 2005, Her Excellency, Mary McAleese, President of Ireland, in a gesture of reconciliation, unveiled the newly refurbished Memorial Arch of the barracks in the presence of several ambassadors and foreign emissaries, military attaches and town dignitaries; a detachment of the Local Defence Force, the Number 1 Irish Army Band and various ex-service organisations paraded. Events 1399 - Henry IV is proclaimed King of England. 1744 - France and Spain defeat the Year 2005 ( MMV) was a Common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. WikipediaManual of Style (biographies#Academic titles --> Mary Patricia McAleese (Máire Pádraigín The President of Ireland (Uachtarán na hÉireann n̪ˠə ˈheːɾʲən̪ˠ is the Head of state of Ireland. A military attaché is a Military Expert who is part of a Diplomatic mission; this post is normally filled by a high-ranking officer The Army Reserve ( Cúltaca an Airm) formerly known as An Fórsa Cosanta Áitiúil ( FCÁ) is the Reserve force of the Irish Army. The Irish Army ( Arm na hÉireann) is the main branch of the Irish Defence Forces ( Óglaigh na hÉireann) In a rare appearance, the Royal Munster Fusiliers banner was carried to mark the occasion. The Royal Munster Fusiliers was a regular Irish Infantry Regiment of the British Army. However, given the notoriety of the place in the folk memory, there was only a small representation of townspeople in attendance. The Arch is the only remaining porch of what was the Officers mess and has panels mounted bearing the names of fallen members of the Irish Defence Forces (on United Nations service), and American, Australian and United Kingdom armed services. Óglaigh na hÉireann the Irish Defence Forces encompass the Army, Navy, air corps and reserve forces of Ireland. The area surrounding the edifice is beautifully landscaped.
Welcoming signs on roads entering the town quip "You've come a long way. . . " in reference to the World War I - era song written by Harry Williams and Jack Judge "It's a Long Way to Tipperary" popular among the British military as a marching song, and is considered somewhat offensive in Ireland since it was the marching song of the Black and Tans. World War I (abbreviated WWI; also known as the First World War, the Great War, and the War to End All " It's a Long Way to Tipperary " is a British Music hall and marching Song written by Jack Judge and Harry Williams (Henry The term Black and Tans (Dúchrónaigh refers to the Royal Irish Constabulary Reserve Force ( Fórsa Chúltaca Chonstáblacht Ríoga na hÉireann) which was one of However, with distance from home the over-riding theme, local people prefer the old song of remembrance "Tipperary so far away" which commemorates one of its famous sons, Seán Treacy, who died at the hands of British forces in Talbot Street, Dublin in October, 1920. Sean Treacy (died 14 October 1920) was one of the leaders of the Third Tipperary Brigade of the Irish Republican Army during the Irish War Talbot Street ( Sráid Thalbóid in Irish) is a city-centre street located on Dublin's Northside and is one of the principal shopping streets of In an address to the people of Ballyporeen on 3 June 1984, Ronald Reagan, President of the United States of America, quoted a line from this famous song - " And I'll never more roam, from my own native home, in Tipperary so far away. Ballyporeen (Irish Beál Átha Poirín is a village of 295 inhabitants in County Tipperary, Ireland. Events 350 - Roman usurper Nepotianus, of the Constantinian dynasty, proclaims himself Roman Emperor, entering Year 1984 ( MCMLXXXIV) was a Leap year starting on Sunday (link displays the 1984 Gregorian calendar) The President of the United States is the Head of state and Head of government of the United States and is the highest political official in United States by " There are other songs also. Songs like:
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The town is situated on the N24 route between Limerick and Waterford and has a railway station on a line following the same route, but has an infrequent service. Ireland, both north and south of the border, has an extensive network of roads Limerick (pronounced /ˈlɪmrɪk/ Luimneach in Irish) is a city and the county seat of County Limerick in the Province of Munster Waterford ( or Windy fjord;) is a city in Ireland. It is the primary city of the South East region and the fifth largest in the country |}A train station, railway station, railroad station, or station yard is a facility at which Passengers may board and alight from Trains However, the nearby station of Limerick Junction has full services to Cork City and Dublin in addition to Limerick and Waterford. Limerick Junction is an important Railway station located in County Tipperary in Ireland and in its earliest existence was named "Tipperary Junction" Cork (Corcaigh is the second largest city in the Republic of Ireland and the island of Ireland 's third most populous city after Dublin and Belfast Dublin (ˈdʌblɨn/ /ˈdʊblɨn or /ˈdʊbəlɪn/, bˠalʲə aːha klʲiəh or cliə(ɸ is both the largest city and capital of Ireland. Tipperary railway station opened 9 May 1848. Tipperary railway station, opened 9 May 1848 serves the town of Tipperary in County Tipperary, Ireland. Events 1457 BC - Battle of Megiddo (15th century BC between Thutmose III and a large Canaanite coalition under the King of Year 1848 ( MDCCCXLVIII) was a Leap year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian Calendar (or a Leap