Limerick City and County Council has announced that all over-the-counter Motor Taxation services in Limerick will be provided from its offices in Dooradoyle and Newcastle West from mid-July onwards The announcement has been made following the re-location of the Motor Tax Office at Lissanalta House to the Council Offices, Dooradoyle earlier this month and the […]
From Limerick to France:
The Life and Times of Marie Edme Patrice Maurice De McMahon, Duc De Magenta (1808-93), President of France Marie Edme Patrice Maurice de McMahon, Duc de Magenta, was President of France from 1873 to 1879. He was the only one of the Irish in Europe to become a head of state, and as President of […]
Where Are All The Characters Gone?
Any of you who grew up in Limerick in the 40’s and 50’s will remember, like me, some of the “characters” that were to be found on our streets. These were people that maybe had fallen on hard times or as they say today ” were socially deprived” or had experienced physical or mental abuse […]