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Tidy Towns, Inistioge, Roses

Tidy Towns – Inistioge Report 2018

Inistioge Tidy Towns saw a further improvement in its marks in the 2018 competition. It achieved a mark of 332, up from 325 last year. This means Inistioge was just 6 marks behind Glaslough, the winning village, and just 7 marks behind the overall winner, Listowel. The full report can be accessed by clicking here.

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A Film With Us In It

RTE Radio visited Inistioge recently while making a documentary programme on film locations in Ireland – A Film With Us In It. It features contributions from a number of Inistioge residents. Click on the link below to listen to the episode. The segment on Inistioge begins 21 mins into the broadcast. Click here for more […]

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Butlers of Ormond by John Kirwan

Inistioge historian John Kirwan has had a book on the Butlers of Ormond published by the Irish Academic Press. John gave a great presentation on this topic recently in Cois Abhann. “This is the lavishly illustrated and fascinating account of one of the most powerful families in Irish history, the Butlers, whose lives were defined […]

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Jackie Sheehan

Nature Inspired Colour – Art Exhibition

Nature Inspired Colour “Nature inspires my work and colour gives it life” Artist – Jackie SheehanAn exhibition of vibrant original mixed media pieces. Exploring natures colour palette through a mixture of print, organic matter, fabric and acrylic. A series of fabric flowers, created from my friends childrens’ old clothes, which were cut into strips and […]

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Headstones Inscriptions – Ireland Genealogy Projects Archives

I came across this page of the text of graveyard inscriptions from Inistioge Cemetery. It is from the Ireland Genealogy Projects Archives. Contributed by Valerie Ackroyd johal52@yahoo.com Click here for the more inscriptions from Inistioge. Click here for photos of some of the Inistioge headstones.

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Entente Florale – Judges’ Summary

At the conclusion of their visit to Inistioge the Entente Florale Europe adjudicators met with members of the local EF team to brief them on their initial thoughts on the visit. The following are some of their comments – Overall, they felt they had been very well-informed by the Inistioge team and had learned a […]

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