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Limerick Archives Gazette: 1916

Step back in time to the vibrant city of Limerick in the year 1916 with our latest instalment of the LIMERICK ARCHIVES GAZETTE series. Book 17 offers a captivating glimpse into the events, stories, and images that defined this pivotal year in Limerick’s history. Within the pages of this meticulously… Read More

Mr George Abel: Theatre Royal Lessee Passes Away

The passing of Mr George Abel, the esteemed lessee of the Theatre Royal in Limerick, occurred yesterday at Barrington’s Hospital following a short period of illness. Mr Abel, who was in his 47th year, brought with him a wealth of experience in the theatrical profession, having been involved for many… Read More

Accident: Soldier Killed at Limerick Junction

A tragic incident unfolded at Limerick Junction this evening, claiming the life of a soldier in a harrowing turn of events. As the limited mail train bound for Dublin commenced its departure from the platform at 5:30 p.m., Private Corieri of the 4th Battalion Hunter Fusiliers, aged approximately 30 and… Read More

Legal Battle Over Croom Will Continues

In a courtroom drama that unfolded in the King’s Bench Division on Tuesday, before the Lord Chief Justice and Mr Justice Madden, the case of Fitzgerald v. Cusack took centre stage. The proceedings involved an application from the defendant to extend the time for serving a notice of motion for… Read More

Dispute Over Police Admission to G.A.A. Matches

At the New Pallas Petty Sessions on Tuesday, James Ryan, Secretary of the County Limerick Gaelic Athletic Board, found himself in legal proceedings under the Defence of the Realm Act for allegedly obstructing and impeding Constables Keohane and Spearman on the 12th ult. by refusing them admission to a hurling… Read More

Vacancy: Headmistress Position at Limerick High School

A prestigious opportunity has arisen for a Headmistress at Limerick High School, offering a competitive salary of £100 per year, along with a residence and coal allowance. Interested candidates are invited to apply to the Dean of Limerick at the University Club in Dublin. This position presents an exciting prospect… Read More

Limerick Faces Railway Worker Wage Dispute

Limerick, Monday – The ongoing dispute between engine drivers and other employees of the W. & S. Railway Co. regarding demanded wage increases is stirring unease in commercial circles across Limerick. In response, both the Chamber of Commerce and the Limerick Corporation have scheduled meetings this week to address the… Read More

Limerick Councils Call for Repeal of Summer Time Act

In a unanimous decision during their meeting on Saturday, the Limerick No. 2 District Council resolved to advocate for the return to Irish time of 1915, citing numerous inconveniences resulting from the implementation of the Summer Time Act. Additionally, the Limerick County Council also passed a resolution opposing the continuation… Read More

Limerick Faces Potato Exportation Dilemma

The issue of potato supply demands immediate attention across the nation. While the current supply suffices for national needs, concerns arise from official estimates indicating a significant loss of one-third of the crop at the lifting stage, compounded by further deterioration of stored supplies. The implications of this unknown quantity… Read More

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