The following is a list of Limerick city and county history groups, businesses, blogs etc., if you have any other to add please contact us.

Local History Groups by Place

Adare and District Historical Society

Ballingarry Heritage : Facebook

Bruff Heritage Group : Facebook

Castleconnell Historical Society : Facebook

Cappagh, West Limerick : Website

Cappamore History : Facebook

Donoghmore and District Historical Society : Facebook

Doon. Dún Bleisce Historical and Literary Society : Website

Glin Historical Society : Website

Kilfinane Coshlea Historical Society : Website

Knockainey Historical & Conservation Society : Facebook

Knockfierna Heritage Society

Knocklong History: Website | Twitter | Facebook

Limerick Georgian Society : Website | Twitter | Facebook

Limerick History Society : Website

Lough Gur Historical Society : Website

Murroe and Boher Historical Society : Facebook

Mungret Heritage : Facebook

Pallasgreen and Templebraden Historical Society : Facebook

Rathkeale & Districts Historical Society : Facebook

Shanid Historical Society : Facebook

Thomond Archaeological Society : Website | Facebook

West Limerick Heritage : Website | Twitter

Museums & Institutions:

Adare Heritage Centre : Website

Eamon De Valera Museum (Bruree) : Twitter

Frank McCourt Museum : Website | Facebook

Foynes Flying Boat Museum : Website

Hunt Museum : Website | Twitter

Limerick Archives : Website | Facebook | Twitter

Limerick Civic Trust : Website

Limerick Library (Local Studies) : Website

Limerick Museum : Website | Twitter

Lough Gur Visitors Centre : WebsiteFacebook | Twitter

Old Irish Ways : Website | Facebook

People’s Museum : Website | Twitter

UL Special Collections : Website | Twitter

UL School of Architecture : Website

Guided Tours

Adare Desmond Castle Tours : Website

Adare Walking Tours : Facebook

Civic Trust Walking Tour (Limerick City) : Website

Limerick Carriage Tours : Website | Twitter

Limerick Walking Tour (Limerick City) : Website | Facebook | Twitter

Lorna Moloney : Website

Online & Social Media Groups

Friends of CBS (Past Pupils) : Facebook

The Golden Era of the Gazett travelling show/cinema : Facebook

Global Limerick: Website

History of Shanagolden & Area : Facebook

It’s all about Limerick : Facebook

Liam Hogan : Twitter

Limerick City Citizens : Facebook

Limerick Historical Buildings Structures : Facebook

Limerick History (part of L.A.C.E) : Twitter

Limericks Historical Ironwork: Facebook

Limerick International Brigades Memorial Trust : Facebook

Limerick Landmarks : Twitter

Limerick Soviet : Twitter

Newcastle West Olden Times : Website : Facebook

The Antiquarian April : Facebook


Ancestor Network / Flyleaf Press – Abington, Co. Limerick in 1818 : Website

Corbally – Down by the Riverside : Website

Hlymrekr : Website | Twitter

Limerick’s Life : Website | Facebook | Twitter

Memories of St Mary’s secondary, Askeaton : Website | Facebook

Patrick Comerford : Website


Limerick Genealogy : Website | Twitter

County Limerick Ireland Genealogy (Private group) : Facebook

County Limerick Genealogy DNA GEDmatch : Facebook

Radio Shows

The History Show with John O’Carroll  – Limerick City Community Radio – Sunday at 12 noon on 99.9FM in the Limerick area and online at and on the TuneIn app and on Alexa.

The Limerick Historical Society Show with Tony Browne and co-host Tom DonovanLir Media  – Sunday at 9pm online at or watch back on Youtube


Limerick Life Long Learning : Website | Facebook | Dates: April

Rescue of Sean Hogan, Knocklong: Webite | Dates: May

Heritage Week : Website | Dates: August

Elemental : Website | Dates: September

Culture Night : Website | Dates: September

OpenHouse : Website | Facebook | Dates: October

Annual Publication

North Munster Antiquarian Journal (Thomond Archaeological Society)

Old Limerick Journal

West Limerick Heritage Journal

History Groups in the Wider Region

Killaloe-Ballina Historical Society: Website | Facebook