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Enjoy browsing through our articles, photographs and videos about the people and places of Limerick, Ireland.

Prince Louis of Battenberg in Kilkee

During the reign of Queen Victoria and as today Kilkee, Co. Clare was the place to holiday for many Limerick families. One of those families from Limerick who stayed in Kilkee was the Eagars. Their daughter Margaretta Eagar, became the nanny to the children of the...

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The Prince of Siam in Kilkee

During the reign of Queen Victoria and as today Kilkee was the place to holiday for many Limerick families. One of those families from Limerick who stayed in Kilkee was the Eagars. Their daughter Margaretta Eagar, became the nanny to the children of the last Tsar of...

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Limerick City and County History Groups

The following is a list of Limerick city and county history groups, businesses, blogs etc., if you have any other to add please contact us. Local History Groups An Taisce Limerick : Facebook | Twitter Bruff Heritage Group : Facebook Castleconnell Historical Society :...

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Step-by-Step Guide to Tracing your Limerick Family History

Most people set out on tracing their family history full of enthusiasm only to be hit by brick walls along the way. In this post we will share some useful tips about how to trace your Limerick City ancestors and what resources are available online. Luckily for those starting out in genealogy today there are a lot more resources available at the finger tips, though there is a certain loss of enjoyment from missing out on the dusty books and reels of micro-fiche which were the norm up until very recently.

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This website is a personal project of Sharon Slater, born from a passion for Limerick and it's history. She maintains, updates and contributes to it independently and voluntarily. If you'd like to donate to keep Limerick's history online, please know that all donations will go directly into the costs of hosting the website and the time and travel to research and write the articles found on the site.





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