Tipperary

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Tipperary County in Munster province, central s Republic of Ireland. The county town is Clonmel. The region is part of the central plain of Ireland, but there are hills in the s; the Suir and Shannon are the principal rivers. The soil is fertile and Tipperary is one of the country's best farming regions. Area: 4255sq km (1643sq mi). Pop. (1996) 133,535.

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Tipperary a county in the province of Munster, made famous by the song (1912) by Jack Judge and Harry Williams, popular as a British soldiers' song in the First World War, ‘It's a Long Way to Tipperary’.

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