The Leader of the Band (includes 2 CDs)
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Many people are familiar with the Camino de Santiago in the north of Spain but did you know that Limerick has its very own Camino? A special pilgrimage route between Limerick and Killaloe, along a portion of a path called the Lough Derg Way has been inaugurated by the Dioceses of Limerick and Killaloe. The […]
‘Arias of Consolation’ (Revival Press) the new book length poem by Limerick poet John Liddy, with original drawings by artist John Shinnors, was launched today Sunday at the Limerick City Gallery of Art. For those who could not attend ‘Arias’ is available from O’Mahony Bookshop, Quay Books and on-line at 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?