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Enjoy browsing through our articles, photographs and videos about the people and places of Limerick, Ireland.
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...read more
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...read more
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 :...read more
In 1852 there were a number of news reports about well to do Limerick families who left for the Gold Coast, Australia. Those who left were: A merchant Patrick O'Brien and family Patrick Kelly and family, Terence O'Brien Edward Hogan Each of these families brought with...read more
A wonderful video Limerick - My Kind of Town by Pat Howard, who delves into many various aspects of life in Limerick. https://youtu.be/FdHxwnshUA4read more
The following Guest Post comes from Maurice Egan. The Remarkable Story of Sister Angela Fitzgerald and The Empress of Japan Mary Angela Fitzgerald had a tough life by most measures, but nonetheless, it was a life fully lived in the caring and serving of others....read more
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.