Frank Thompson, one of Limericks oldest established Funeral Undertakers, was born at 43 Roches Street on the 30th. of November 1919. He had an unusual birth because he was born with a broken leg which resulted from a beating his mother received from the Black and Tans when they broke into his house looking for […]
Irish Chamber Orchestra return with a duo of concerts in Limerick on Thursday 7th October (University Concert Hall) and in Dublin (RDS Concert Hall) on Saturday 9th October @8pm. The concert features Mozart’s Symphony No. 40 – perhaps his greatest work, packed with some of the most recognised melodies in music – as well as […]
What is a Limerick?
To be a Limerick, a verse MUST have: Five lines Lines one, two, and five MUST each have exactly three metric feet Lines three and four MUST each have exactly two metric feet The metric feet MUST be anapests ( da da DUM ) although the leading foot of each line may be an iamb […]
Some Day My Time Will Come
In a full and forthright EXCLUSIVE interview with Limerick.com controversial author, journalist and broadcaster Gerard Hannan talks about his Limerick childhood, his brush with the Dateline: June 8th. 2002 LIMERICK.COM: Thank you for agreeing to do this interview. HANNAN: You’re very welcome. Why should I turn down such an opportunity to communicate my thoughts and […]