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Amharc Eireann: Eagrán 32, TIPPERARY NEW YEARS NENAGH

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1960, New Year’s Day and the annual Greyhound coursing contest was underway in Nenagh. All bets were off as the crowd gathered and the competition began. The judges took to the course on horseback to survey the long and extensive course, the hare was released and the hounds were soon in pursuit. There were 6 […]

Amharc Eireann: Eagrán 32, KENMARE’S LAST TRAIN

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On the 1st of February 1960, Kenmare locals and railway workers looked on as the last train made its final journey on the tracks before the line closed. These trains were quite slow by modern standards, but acted as a faster more efficient method of travel for the time, compared to a horse and cart. […]