As Limerick expanded into the Newtownpery area of the the city in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth century new streets were names. These new builds incorporated street signs into the buildings often on the corners but occasionally, as with Baker’s Place, in the centre of purpose built blocks.
The following are a collection of the oldest street signs in Limerick City.
Michael Street 1787
William Street 2 June 1789
Myles Street 1826
Myles Place – Pery Square 1826
James’s Street 1827
Baker’s Place 1832
Clare View Terrace 1896
Verona Esplanade 1910
This image comes courtesy of Mixed Messages.
This post will be updated as we discover other signs around the city.