11 November-John M Canon Hayes

Muintir na Tíre is a national organisation which was established to promote community development in Ireland. The organisation has been involved in the development of initiatives such as Tidy Towns’ competition, Citizens Information Centres, Rural Group Water Schemes and Community Alert. The first unit of the organisation was launched in Tipperary Town in 1937. Muintir na Tíre was founded by Canon Hayes the Parish priest of Bansha. John M Canon Hayes was born in the year 1887 On This Day

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