Boherlahan/Dualla Historical Journal 2021, volume 24, has been launched and is now available for sale. Paddy O’ Dwyer and Marian Ryan of the editorial committee express their sincere thanks to the contributors of articles, those who provided photographs and memorabilia and those who gave their time to be interviewed. Many people helped with the promotion and sale of the Journal, we are grateful to them also. The Journal chairman and committee have been so supportive to the editors especially in 2021 when the Journal reached a whopping 224 pages. Special thanks to the hundreds of people who buy the Journal each year and take it into their homes for all to enjoy. Journal 2021 was launched by Dualla man, Michael Sheridan. The cost remains at €10. It can be purchased in Cashel at Hall’s Daybreak, Friar St., O’ Dwyer Butchers, Friar St., Ely’s Store, The Green and Texaco Filling Station, Dublin Rd.  It is available in Thurles at Bookworm, 1 Parnell St. The Journal can be purchased after Masses on Saturday and Sunday, 25 and 26 September. It can also be purchased from any committee member. Your continued support is valued and appreciated.

A diverse range of articles is found in Journal 2021. These articles reflect the broad interests of the contributors. Many thanks to them for their dedicated research and willingness to have their findings published. It guarantees that a vast reservoir of historical material is available for future generations of parishioners and indeed for people further afield.

This year’s issue is the 24th volume to be published. It is a treasure worth having in your home for members of your family to read and enjoy. It is worth reflecting on the contribution of previous generations to the development of our parish and our community. It is also an ideal present for family and friends who are away from home. The following articles are included:

Tim Hyde: A king of the turf;

My memories of growing up in Ardmayle;

The aftermath of the execution of Paddy Grace;

William B. O’Dwyer: His involvement in the struggle for independence and his contribution to public life;

A new church car park: Uncovering relics from The Chapel and the discovery of a discreet re-interment;

Of parades and patriotism: Security, nationally and locally, 1940-45, Part Three;

Thurlesbeg, 1856-1885: A time of consolidation, prosperity and conflict;  

The Rock of Cashel and its hinterland: the impact of pandemics;

Reflections and recollections of Dualla or a tale of two photographs;

Patrick Walsh, Ballydine: His brush with the law, 1890;

The Clareen road;

Reminiscences from the 1950s;

Pat Bourke: The Bard of Monamoe;

The Great War: A long way from Tipperary, Part Seven;

Brigie Freagh’s homestead: A vanished haven;

Past links to the present time: Interpreting the stained-glass windows in the Church of Our Lady of Fatima, Dualla;

IRA Convention at Meldrum Hall, November 1919;

The Mannin records: an analysis;

1918, a remarkable year both locally and nationally, Part Two.