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 […]
A Rare View of St Mary’s Cathedral and Nicholas Street.
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)
The Ark Tavern, Corbally
The Streets of Limerick in the 40’s and 50’s… Do you remember? I know I will never forget.
The Streets of Limerick in the 40’s and 50’s… Do you remember? I know I will never forget. How is your memory on the shops and offices that lined our streets in the 1940’s and 1950’s or maybe the owners and staff that ran these businesses? Let me take you up one street that I […]
From the archives of Limerick.com: WHEN CHRISTMAS CAME BUT ‘ONCE A YEAR’
Dairina Raleigh was born and reared in Limerick in the 40’s and 50’s. Educated at Laurel Hill Convent she is currently Manager of Pery Square Staff Agency and Business College having worked in Central and North America for the past eight years. She has always taken a keen interest in her native city’s development without […]
Limerick-man Kieran Beville, former tutor in the Irish History Department at University College Cork, remembers the start of “The Troubles” in the North of Ireland.
Remembering the Start of “The Troubles” 50th Anniversary Civil Rights March – Derry – 5th October 1968 It was just a couple of years after the fiftieth-anniversary of the 1916 Rising and I was a pupil at CBS, Hassett’s Cross. The Christian Brothers celebrated that event and I remember winning a bronze plaque of Pádraig […]