The following article was posted in the Nation on 19 March 1887. It tells of the news agents of Limerick city's attempt to stop Fake News from England spreading in the city. The news agents of Limerick city have set an example which it is to be fervently hoped will be...read more
The following video contains tips and trick on how to make the most of the Irish Civil Registration Records. This is part of a series exploring free online historical and genealogical resources. https://youtu.be/MmRWosvurT0 Tip on how to make the most of the Irish...read more
Six major factors caused the Limerick Soviet to happen when it did. These were The Rise of Nationalism The Easter Rising The First World War Fall of the Russian Court Rise of Trade Unions The War of Independence. These factors did not happen independently of each...read more
The following report of the Limerick city petty sessions and Limerick County Assizes was printed in the Limerick Chronicle 16 March 1844. Petty Sessions - Yesterday. Michael Doyle and his assistant were fined £2 each or two months' imprisonment, for maliciously...read more
The following video contains tips and trick on how to make the most of the 1901/1911 Census of Ireland. This is part of a series exploring free online historical and genealogical resources. https://youtu.be/qa9LNiR_9yk Websites mentioned in the video are: Others in...read more
John O'Regan gave a very insightful talk on the Abbey Fishermen at the St Mary's Aid Centre, Limerick on February 1, 2019. The talk included questions and information from descendants of the Abbey Fishermen and those who lived in the Abbey area. It was filmed by Pat...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.