Category Archives: Tipperary

Carved Head at Holycross Mill

This week I was reminded of a piece of folk art I had seen a few years ago but had completely forgotten about, until I saw it in book earlier in the week.  The art is a large stone carved … Continue reading

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Photogrammetry Results for the Thurles Pillar, part of our Photogrammetry Survey of Folk Art in South Tipperary

In 2016 the Irish Folk Art Project was delighted to receive funding from Rosin O’Grady the Tipperary Heritage Officer to carry out a photogrammetry survey of 10 folk art carvings in Tipperary. Photogrammetry is the method of creating 3D models … Continue reading

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Folk Art in the town of Fethard

Fethard, in South Tipperary is best known for its impressive medieval town walls and parish church and abbey. Tucked away off Main Street on a small laneway called Chapel Lane, is an interesting piece of folk art built into the … Continue reading

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Folk Art in Thurles Co Tipperary

St Bridget’s church site and graveyard (TN041-042003)  is located close to Thurles train station just at the edge of the Thurles to Holycross road.  Once a medieval parish church located outside of the walled town,  the site consists of an … Continue reading

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