A very successful fundraiser was held today in Emly in aid of the Gordische Orphanage, Chernobyl. Two sisters from Emly, Joanne and Orla Hennessy plan to visit the orphanage in the near future where the funds raised locally will be of great help.
POP. of the PARISH: c. 820
POPULAR SURNAMES: Burke (Bourke), Ryan, Lonergan, McEniry.
LOCATION: 14km West of Tipperary Town, historical barony of Clanwilliam
Emly was established as an episcopal see in 1118 by the Synod of Ráth Breasail.