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8th Jul 2023

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The Franciscan Friary


The Legacy of Clonmel's Historic Friary

"The Legacy of Clonmel's Historic Friary" is a poignant and insightful short documentary that delves into the rich history and religious significance of the Friary in Clonmel, County Tipperary.

This film chronicles the closure of the Friary in early 2023, capturing the emotional journey of the Friars, parishioners, and local community members who have long held the Friary dear to their hearts.

Through a series of interviews, we are introduced to Father Billy Hoyne, a member of the Franciscan Order, who passionately narrates the Friary's storied past. He recounts its origins dating back to the 13th century, offering captivating insights into the founding of the Friary and its enduring impact on the surrounding community.

This documentary is available to view at 2pm, 4pm, 5pm, 6pm and 7 pm at the Franciscan Friary, Oldbridge, Clonmel as part of the Clonmel Junction Arts Festival 2023.

Please note that the details of events listed above are provided by the relevant Local Authorities.

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