Limerick Writers’ Centre The Limerick Literary, Cultural and Heritage Walking Tour. Join Limerick writer and Failte Ireland approved regional tour guide Joe Coleman for this fun and lively tour around literary Limerick. Learn about the rich history of writers and events that make literary Limerick unique. Tour length 2 hours. Every Thursday June 9th – August […]
Inside the Savoy in its Heyday!
Old Limerick: Feathery Bourke’s, Cornmarket Row.
“I had an uncle, Feathery Mickey Bourke, who lived with us when we were children. He was very much part of the family, silent and odd and lefty lefty as he was. In many ways I was his kind of fair haired boy, because I was the eldest and he had a shine to me […]
RTE Archives. The Bard of Thomond 1986
CLICK LINK: https://www.rte.ie/archives/collections/news/21220198-limerick-poet-michel-hogan/ Restoration of tombstone of poet Michael Hogan, Bard of Thomond, which was among tombstones damaged by vandals in Mount Saint Laurence Cemetery, Limerick. Report shows old photographs of Michael Hogan and Limerick City. Damaged tombstones. Hogan’s Pub where actor Des Ronan plays the bard to raise money for the restoration […]
A Rare View of St Mary’s Cathedral and Nicholas Street.
Another Picture of St Mary’s Fife and Drum Band, but What Year?
The Leader of the Band – Book Launch Sat 4th Dec 3pm at St Mary’s Cathedral. “Oh, my name is McNamara, I’m the leader of the band”, the first line of a famous song depicting the jovial antics of an Irish American band in the early part of the 20th century in New York. The […]
SPOTLIGHT On Limerick’s Cultural Heroes – Artist Miceál Ó Coileáin.
Miceál Ó Coileáin & Limerick’s Fine Art Tradition Limerick has had famous artists in the past. So, before we come to consider Michael Collins (Miceál Ó Coileáin) let’s look at who came before him and in so doing see where Ó Coileáin fits in that continuum. Michael lives and works in […]
St Mary’s Fife & Drum Band 1970 on O’Connell Street outside what now is Penny’s.
Come and hear the band play again this coming Saturday 4th Dec 3pm in St Mary’s Cathedral for the launch of Derek Mulcahy’s book ‘The Leader of the Band’.
Buy Now: The Leader of the Band
The Leader of the Band (includes 2 CDs)