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A town of south-central Ireland southwest of Dublin. The song "It's a Long Way to Tipperary" was used as marching music by the British Expeditionary Force in World War I.
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(Placename) a county of S Republic of Ireland, in Munster province; divided into the North Riding and South Riding: mountainous. County town: Clonmel; Nenagh serves as administrative capital of the North Riding. Pop: 140 131 (2002). Area: 4255 sq km (1643 sq miles)
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(ˌtɪp əˈrɛər i)

a county in Munster province, in the S Republic of Ireland. 135,204; 1643 sq. mi. (4255 sq. km).
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Tiperary's Cathal Barrett, Shane Dowling of Limerick and Conor McDonald of Wexford are the nominees for the Young Hurler of the Year award and all the results will be revealed at the All-Star banquet on October 24 in Dublin.
The Tiperary native, who started working in his local Ballingarry mines in 1950, added: "I have been fighting this battle for over 20 years now.
From the moment the audience enter the theatre they will become part of the action, with the show featuring favourites as Pack up your Troubles in your Old Kit Bag, Keep the Home Fires Burning, Roses of Picardy and It's a Long Way to Tiperary.
He is helping to groom local Fianna Fail member Barry O'Brien in the Tiperary south by-election.
John Higgins, a businessman from Clonmel, South Tiperary, denied causing EUR421 criminal damage to the front and back doors of the car which had blocked his driveway on Market Street in October last year.
Tiperary's two performances in Croke Park at the latter end of last year's Championship were uninspiring but Ryan is confident that the players are well primed to produce their best this time.