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Limerick Bridges

Limerick Bridges

1934Limerick is a city of many bridges, some have crossed the Shannon River, Abbey River and the Canal for centuries, while others are relatively young in comparison. Prior to 1900 many of the Limerick bridges were paid for by tolls. Some of these toll houses are still present as in the case of Athlunkard Bridge and Thomond Bridge.

Below are links to histories and descriptions of the bridges of Limerick City.


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Sharon Slater

Sharon Slater is the owner and operator of the Limerick's Life website. She has been researching and collecting information regarding Limerick history and genealogies since her early teens. She obtained a Masters degree in Local History at the University of Limerick.

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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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