Below is an image from about 1900 of the People’s Park, from the Lawrence Collection which we have colourised to give a new lease of life. The photograph is taken from the Lord Edward Street side of the park and is no longer viewable from this aspect due to the controversial apartments built in the grounds of the park.
About The Author
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.
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.