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A selection of publications by Sharon Slater

The following are a selection of publications by Sharon Slater historian and owner of Limerick’s Life. There are links to where they can be purchased online (where available).

  • Due to be released in 2017 – A Stitch in Time, a history of Limerick Clothing Factory. Due to be released in 2018 – A Historical Tour of Limerick City, illustrated by Nesta FitzGerald.
  • Sharon Slater’s latest solo publication is an illustrated history of Limerick published by the History Press – Limerick – Ireland in Old Photographs (2016)
  • She co-wrote a history of the Limerick Chamber of Commerce (2015) with Dr. Matthew Potter.
  • She also co-wrote the Limerick Archive’s book Poem and Place, Limerick and the limericks (2015) with Dr Matthew Potter and Jacqui Hayes.
  • She wrote on Limerick’s hidden histories for the History Press – The Little Book of Limerick (2013)
  • Her debut publication was with Trafford Publishing, which is sold out – The Abbey Fishermen: History and Culture of a Fishing Community (2006)
  • She has contributed articles to a large selection of publications, both locally and nationally. These include but are not limited to: The Old Limerick Journal; History Ireland; The Hospice Foundation – The Gathering; Sean Curtin – Limerick, A Stroll Down Memory Lane series.


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About The Author

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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