Thurles  County Tipperary


In 1887, John Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles described Thurles like this:

Thurles, market town, township, and par. with ry. sta., mid. co. Tipperary, on river Suir, 29 miles N. of Clonmel, 78 miles NE. of Cork, and 87 miles SW. of Dublin - par., 8268 ac., pop. 5778; township, 1274 ac., pop. 4850; P.O., T.O., 2 Banks, 1 newspaper. Market-days, Tuesday and Saturday. Thurles is situated in a rich and populous district. It contains the cathedral of the R. C. archbishopric of Cashel, and several convents and colleges. Thurles gives the title of viscount to the Marquis of Ormonde.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Thurles, in and County Tipperary | Map and description, A Vision of Ireland through Time.


Date accessed: 30th May 2024

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