Limerick Museum opened in it’s new home in the Franciscan Friary on Henry Street in May of...Read More
Limerick has a long hurling tradition, with names such as Mick Mackey, still used to inspire the sport today. Limerick is ranked fourth in overall champions of the Ireland Senior Hurling finals, having won a total of seven...Read More
Breakdancers on O’Connell Street in 1984 show off their moves and were highlighted on The Late Late Show, with Gay Byrne, that year. John Dillon spoke for the breakdancers on how they could practice their moves. Through...Read More
In late June 1963 American President John Fitzgerald Kennedy (May 29, 1917 – November 22, 1963) visited Ireland, the home of his ancestors. On 29 June 1963, Kennedy arrived from Galway to Greenpark Racecourse on the outskirts of...Read More
Below is a time lapse times four video of the St. Patrick’s Day Parade in 2014 in Limerick City (apologies as some of the clips maybe in the wrong order as we were working from several files) The parade this year was...Read More
About Limerick’s Life
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.