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                            Fethard Sunday 13th February From 2pm – 6pm

      Admission   €2.00.

Dear Booklover,

The annual Tipperarania bookfest takes place as above this Sunday. Approx 40 book dealers with “books of all shapes and sizes ranging from pulp fiction to the finest antiquarian items” will be exhibiting and looking forward to meeting old friends and hoping to make some new ones at the cultural event of the year.

Some special items on offer:

Craobh Rua Books from Armagh has a Programme from a 1963 concert of the Clancy Brothers & Tommy Makem, signed by all three of the Clancy brothers from Carrick on Suir,  and by Tommy Makem from Keady and in case anyone’s wondering about the pronunciation of ‘Keady’ please refer to the following rhyme:

‘Once a certain Mrs Tweedie

Asked a man the way to Keedy

The man replied, “Excuse me lady,

The proper name of the place is Keady.”’ A very unique item indeed.

Schull Books from Cork  will have a very nice copy of the scarce first edition of Dan Breen's My Fight for Irish Freedom [1924], in a dustwrapper, and  a copy of Guerilla Days in Ireland by Tom Barry, the second edition, 1955, also very good in a dustwrapper.

Lyonshill Books from Dublin will have on offer 20 Tipperary GAA Yearbooks as well as  good selection of other GAA items.

There are refreshments provided in the hall by the local community. The event is know as the Premier Bookfair as befits a Bookfair in the Premier County and is probably the best attended social event in Tipperary except for the Munster Final. So drop in , buy a book or two and have a good browse around the Historic Fethard.

For more info contact the Organiser, Terry Cunningham at email: bookfair@fethard.com

Please note Dublin City Bookfair takes place on Sunday 6th March, Tara Towers Hotel, Dublin.



Eddie Murphy.

The Tipperarania Book Fair. Fethard Sunday 13th February 2pm – 6pm. Be there....

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