“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 […]
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 […]
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’.
To order on-line: www.limerickwriterscentre.com
How quickly streetscapes can change in just so few years, many buildings seen here in this video are now demolished…watch the video below and see how many can name and count?
William Street is reputed to be named after one of the King Williams and if so would be one of the few royal names retained in Limerick as a city street. However the dates of the reigns of these Kings do not support this theory as William III died in 1702, and William IV did […]