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10 Limerick facts from 1911 Census

The 1911 Census of Ireland was completed in each household on the night of...

Limerick Junior Soccer 1912-2012

The following publication on the history of Limerick’s Junior Soccer...

Places around the World called Limerick

The following are places called Limerick throughout the world, all of which...

The Franciscans – Roman Catholic

The Franciscan Church on Lower Henry Street the  foundation stone of the...

The Jesuits Church – Roman Catholic

The Jesuits Church or Sacred Heart Church located in the Crescent at the top...

Trinity Church, Episcopal

Trinity Church which is integrated into the streetscape of Catherine Street...

Military Cemetery, King’s Island

During the Open House October 2014 we had access to the Military Cemetery...

CWGC Graves in Military Cemetery, King’s Island

CWGC (Common Wealth Grave Commission) – Erected uniform tablet...

Name List of the James Ship, 1834

In early 1834 before the James and the Astrea (who also was wrecked in 1834,...

Limerick Junior Soccer 1912-2012

The following publication on the history of Limerick’s Junior Soccer...

Michael Fitzpatrick versus Ellen French, a native of Limerick, in Australia

The following Guest post comes all the way from Australia, where John &...

Young Reggie and the Telephone at Whelan’s Chemist

In this Guest Post Reg Morrow tell us of his time working in Whelan’s...

Historic Cast Iron Gas Meter in LSAD

The following images are of the cast iron gas meter made by J&J Braddock...

Women in Public Houses in 1909

Thomas Donnellan (1854-1924), Mayor of Limerick (1908-1909) stated the...

One Piece Russia Duck Pantaloons

A Limerick Entrepreneur: Russia Duck Pantaloons were often worn by the...

An 1892 Tourist View of the City

The following article by Peter M’Cluskey, an Australian travel writer...

Travels in Ireland by Johann Georg Kohl, 1841

Johann George Kohl (1808 – 1878) was a German travel writer in the...

Stephen Gwynn describes Limerick in 1914

Stephen Gwynn was born Dublin on the 13 February 1864 the eldest child of...

Sweeping Brush Factory Fire, 1847

The following report comes via the Sydney Chronicle – 4 September...

Villiers Girls School Results in 1918

In 1815 Hannah Villiers by virtue of her will founded a school for...

History of Monaleen Castletroy District By D. Stewart, 1955

History of Monaleen Castletroy District By D. Stewart (1955) Monaleen In the...

Robert O’Shaughnessy the Clockmaker

In the Limerick Museum collection stands simple long case clock with the...

Rock Hudson and Barbara Rush visit in 1954

Rock Hudson and Barbara Rush visited Limerick in June 1954 to promote their...

How to Trace your Limerick Family History

Most people set out on tracing their family history full of enthusiasm only...

Irish Georgian Society Bulletins Giveaway Competition

Limerick’s Life Giveaway Competition Win 20 Irish Georgian Society...

Limerick History Quiz 2, Questions from the Tweety Stone

A Very Tweety Stone Quiz Time limit: 0 Quiz-sum

10 Questions on Limerick History through the Centuries.

A Limerick History Quiz Time limit: 0 Quiz-summ

Who was Matthew Thornton? Signatory of the Declaration of Independence

It is repeatedly noted in secondary sources that Matthew Thornton was born...

Who was Margaretta Eagar? The Governess of the last Russian Royal Family

A Limerick woman Margaretta Eagar was the governess to the daughters of the...

Who Was The Very Generous Lady Banks?

Mrs. Anne Banks, was born about 1718, she was married to Louth man Samuel...

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