Young Reggie and the Telephone...

Jul 27, 2014 by

In this Guest Post Reg Morrow tell us of his time working in Whelan’s Chemist on O’Connell Street in 1959. He takes us on...

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10 Questions on Limerick Histo...

Jul 25, 2014 by

A Limerick History Quiz Time limit: 0 Quiz-summary 0 of 10 questions completed Questions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Information Welcome to...

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David McGrath the Bigamist of ...

Jul 21, 2014 by

David Mcgrath (or Magrath) was born about 1787. He worked on the estate of John Massey, as did Mary Nunan. At some point between 1811...

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Photographs from St. Patricks ...

Jul 17, 2014 by

The original school was situated in the back of St. Patrick’s Church where it was founded in 1865 before a purpose built school...

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To Buenos Aires or Bust! In 18...

Jul 15, 2014 by

In January 1889, 437 men women and children gathered at Limerick Train Station to much fan fair and accompanied by a local band....

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1848, Imports and Exports from...

Jul 13, 2014 by

1848 was the height of the Famine in Ireland, and to the general observer of the past there was no food to be had in Ireland. This...

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