‘Archbishop Miler Magrath 1522-1622 - The Enigma of Cashel’ has been chosen as the Tipperariana Book of the Year for 2014 by the organisers of the upcoming Tipperariana Book Fair in Fethard.
The annual award was awarded to Rossmore native Fr Patrick Ryan at a ceremony in the Abymill Theatre in Fethard on Friday, January 23rd.
The event was attended by the author’s friends and family. Attending also were members of the Fethard Historical Society, the organisers of both the annual Tipperariana Book Award and the annual Book Fair in Fethard on the second Sunday in February every year.
The 2015 book fair (Sunday, February 8th) will be the twentieth Tipperariana Book Fair and Fr Paddy Ryan and his book on Miler Magrath will take pride of place at the event. The three hundred page book covers the life and times of an amazing man who lived for one hundred years during the critical period of Irish history.