The following are the titles of lectures given by Sharon Slater since 2007 to the present. These lectures cover a wide range of Limerick history topics. These lectures were given at venues throughout Ireland.

2019

  • 21 August 2019 – The Life of Peter Tait – The Bedford/Heritage Week, Limerick
  • 28 January 2019 – The Limerick Soviet – Ardscoil Rís, Limerick

2018

  • 25 October 2018 – Panellist for Constance Smith Hollywood Tragedy – Richard Harris International Film Festival, Limerick
  • 21 August 2018 – Dr Samuel Crumpe, Physician – St Mary’s Cathedral, Limerick
  • 19 August 2018 – Victorians and Vice – Afternoon Tea at Pery No.1, Limerick
  • 27 April 2018 – ‘Be Inspired‘ – National Heritage Week at National Museum, Dublin
  • 27 Mar 2018 – ‘Peter Tait and the Limerick Clothing Factory’ – Friends of the Hunt Museum, Limerick
  • 13 Mar 2018 – ‘Living within the Castle’ – Plassey Partners, King John’s Castle, Limerick
  • 5 Feb 2018 – ‘The Limerick Starlet Constance Smith’ – LCARA (Limerick City Active Retirement), O’Connell Avenue, Limerick
  • 10 Jan 2018 – ‘The Granary building and environs, an illustrated history’ – U3A (University of the Third Age), Limerick Library, Limerick

2017

  • 14 Dec 2017 – “A History of the Limerick Clothing Factories” – Murroe Boher Historical Society, Murroe, Co. Limerick
  • 8 Nov 2017 – ‘Maragetta Eagar, Nanny to the last Tsar‘ – Castleconnell Historical Society, Castleconnell, Co. Limerick
  • 8 Nov 2017 – ‘The Limerick Starlet Constance Smith‘ – Probus Strand Hotel, Limerick
  • 26 Oct 2017 – ‘A history of Cecil Street’ – BMWA (Books, Movies, Whiskey, Album), High Street, Limerick
  • 23 Oct 2017 – ‘The Limerick Clothing Company. Stitching together the history of Ireland’s largest army clothing manufacturer’ – Thomond Archaeological Society, Mary Immaculate College, Limerick
  • 14 Sep 2017 – ‘The Ballynanty Fairy Fort’ – Northside Family Resource Centre, Limerick
  • 9 Sep 2017 – ‘A history of Cecil Street’ – The Gaff, Cecil Street, Limerick
  • 24 Aug 2017 – ‘The Limerick Clothing Factory’ –  Limerick Archives/Heritage Week, City Hall, Limerick
  • 18 Aug 2017 – West Limerick Heritage Journal, second edition (Keynote Speaker), Newcastlewest, Limerick
  • 21 Aug 2017 – ‘A brief history of the Abbey Fishermen’ – The Hunt Museum/Heritage Week, Rutland Street, Limerick
  • 26 Jul 2017 – ‘Margaretta Eagar the nanny to the last Tsar’ – Kilkee Civic Trust, Kilkee, Co. Clare
  • 16 Jul 2017 – ‘Tom LeFroy: Jane’s Limerick Beau’ – Jane Austen 200, Barrington Street, Limerick
  • 4 May 2017 – ‘Peter Tait separating the man from the myth’ – Nelly’s Corner, Nicholas Street, Limerick
  • 26 Apr 2017 – Who was Margaretta Eagar – Ballyneety Historical Society, Ballyneety, Co. Limerick
  • 1 Apr 2017 – ‘Peter Tait & Limerick Clothing Factory’ – Lifelong Learning Festival Limerick.
  • 11 Mar 2017 – ‘Plassey, Limerick and the Black Bridge’ – Inland Navigation of Ireland Historical Society, Tullamore, Co. Offaly
  • 15 Feb 2017 – ‘A guide to tracing your Limerick Genealogy’ – Graveyard awards (Key note speaker), Adare, Co. Limerick

2016

2015

  • 5 Nov 2015 – ‘St Patrick’s School History’ – St Patrick’s Girls School, Dublin Road, Limerick
  • 13 Oct 2015 – ‘Bigamy in 19th Century Ireland’ – Adare Historical Society, Adare, Co. Limerick
  • 7 Oct 2015 – ‘St Joseph’s Psychiatric Hospital’ – Samaritans/Mental Health Week, Barrington Street, Limerick
  • 7 September 2015 – Welcome to Garryowen – Garryowen Genealogy Group & Garryowen Community Development Project (Key Note Speaker), Garryowen, Limerick

2014

  • 12 Apr 2014 – ‘Mount Saint Lawrence Project’  – Grave Matters Glasnevin Cemetery Dublin

2013

  • 8 Dec 2013 – ‘Limerick and Hollywood’ – Richard Harris Film Festival, CB1, Limerick
  • Sep 2013 – ‘Roche’s Hanging Garden’ – Elemental Arts Festival, Georgian House, Limerick
  • 4 May 2013 – ‘A brief History of the Abbey Fishermen’ – The Abbey Fishermen Gathering, Absolute Hotel, Limerick

2012

2011

2008

  • 2008 – ‘Life on the River, the Castleconnell Fisheries’ – Castleconnell History Society, Castleconnell, Co. Limerick
  • 2008 – ‘Ardnacrusha and its Effects on a Fishing Community’ – Newport Historical Society, Co. Tipperary

2007

2007 – ‘The Abbey Fishermen, the Loss of a Community’ – Limerick City Library, Limerick