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FREE: Limerick Archives Journal 2: February 1900 |

FREE: Limerick Archives Journal 2: February 1900

Welcome to Volume 2 of the Limerick Archives Journal, where we invite you to embark on a captivating journey through the rich tapestry of Limerick’s history. In this eagerly anticipated edition, we delve into the captivating narratives and evocative images that define the landscape of 20th-century Limerick, Ireland.

As guardians of our city’s heritage, the Limerick Archives are proud to present Volume 1, Issue 2, dedicated to showcasing the essence of Limerick as it unfolded in the month of February 1900. This issue serves as a testament to our commitment to preserving and celebrating the stories that have shaped our community.

Step back in time with us as we traverse the streets of Limerick in the dawn of a new century. Through the lens of archival imagery, we invite you to witness the bustling thoroughfares, the vibrant markets, and the iconic landmarks that defined the cityscape of yesteryear. Each photograph serves as a window into a bygone era, offering a glimpse into the daily lives and aspirations of our predecessors.

Accompanying these visual treasures are a collection of stories that breathe life into the pages of history. From tales of triumph to accounts of adversity, each narrative illuminates the diverse tapestry of human experience that defines our shared heritage. Through the voices of those who came before us, we gain insight into the challenges and triumphs that shaped the course of Limerick’s evolution.

In this issue, we pay homage to the resilience of our community in the face of adversity. Against the backdrop of global events, we explore the impact of historical milestones on the lives of ordinary citizens. From the echoes of distant conflicts to the whispers of social change, we uncover the threads that bind us to the broader tapestry of human history.

Yet, amidst the tumult of the times, we find moments of joy and celebration. Through heart-warming anecdotes and poignant recollections, we bear witness to the enduring spirit of camaraderie and kinship that has long defined the Limerick community. In moments of triumph and tragedy alike, we find strength in our shared bonds and collective heritage.

As you immerse yourself in the pages of Volume 2, we invite you to become an active participant in the preservation of our city’s legacy. Through your engagement and enthusiasm, you play a vital role in ensuring that the stories of Limerick’s past continue to resonate with future generations.

Join us as we embark on a journey through time, where the echoes of the past reverberate with the promise of the future. From the cobbled streets of yesteryear to the vibrant tapestry of modern-day Limerick, let us come together to celebrate the enduring spirit of our beloved city. Welcome to Volume 2 of the Limerick Archives Journal – a testament to the timeless allure of Limerick, Ireland.


Limerick Archives Journal 2: February 1900

Limerick Archives Journal

Edited & Compiled By Gerard J. Hannan BA MBS MA

“Limerick Archives: Unveiling 1200 E-Magazines Chronicling a Century of Limerick’s History, Absolutely Free!”

As part of the mission statement of the “Limerick Archives,” our goal is to provide a comprehensive digital repository of images and stories showcasing the rich heritage of Limerick, Ireland. To achieve this objective, we have undertaken the ambitious task of publishing a total of 1200 e-magazines, each focusing on a specific month, spanning the period from January 1900 to December 1999.

Our e-magazines serve as a chronicle of Limerick’s history, offering readers a window into the events, people, and culture that shaped the city and its surroundings over the course of the 20th century. Through a curated selection of images and narratives, we aim to preserve and celebrate the diverse tapestry of Limerick’s past, ensuring that it remains accessible and engaging for present and future generations.

Crucially, our e-magazines are made available to the public free of charge. We firmly believe that heritage is a shared resource that belongs to all, and as such, we are committed to removing barriers to access. Whether readers choose to enjoy our publications online or download them to their devices, they can do so without any financial burden.

While we offer our e-magazines for free, we do kindly ask for support in the form of donations to our project. These contributions help sustain our efforts in digitizing and curating Limerick’s historical materials, ensuring the continued growth and accessibility of our archive. Interested individuals can find more information about donating on our GOFUNDME page, where contributions, no matter how small, are greatly appreciated.

Furthermore, our commitment to accessibility extends beyond our e-magazines. We also offer a range of e-books, paperbacks, and hardbacks through platforms like AMAZON, providing additional avenues for individuals to engage with Limerick’s heritage in their preferred format.

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