Joseph Sunderland born the 22nd August 1930. He married Judy O'Brien form Bagenalstown on the 29/7/1953. They had six children four girls two boys. Joe worked as a Bank of Ireland porter for 37 years in Tullow until he retired 1/9/1995.
His motto was " If a job is worth doing its worth doing well" He died on 22nd January 2003. Ar Dheis De.

Joe Hunt founding member RIP

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Paddy Murphy founding member RIP

Tullowphelim Historical Society was founded at a meeting in the Tara Arms Tullow on the 14th. August 1984.

Officers appointed were:

Chairperson          Mr.  William Wright

Vice Chairperson   Mr.  Liam O'Connor

Secretary              Mr. John Keogh

Treasurer             Mr.  Joseph Sunderland

PRO                     Ms.   Bridget Holland 

This committe was later joined by :

Mr. William Paton present PRO

Mrs. Ellen O'Neill

Mr. Paddy Murphy

Mr Joseph Hunt

Mr. James Bolger

Mr. James Doyle RIP

Mrs. Marian O'Reilly

Mrs. Mary Maher

Jim Murphy

John Murphy

 

Founding member Paddy Murphy RIP