JACK AND MAY CONWAY, THOMONDGATE, LIMERICK, C.1970S

PARKING AT BALLYLANDERS, CO. LIMERICK, C.1975

MUNGRET COLLEGE, LIMERICK, C.1915

GRAPHIC ENTITLED THE IRISHTOWN BY K. HANRAHAN, C.1970S

A MOST INTERESTING OLD SKETCH OF ST MARY’S CATHEDRAL, LIMERICK BY LOCAL ARTIST K. HANRAHAN, C.1960S.

ALL THAT GLITTERS IS NOT GOLD: WILLIE “WHACK” GLEESON AND DR DANIEL KELLIHER, MEDICAL DIRECTOR OF LIMERICK BLOOD TRANSFUSION SERVICE AT ST JOHN’S HOSPITAL, LIMERICK 1968. AFTER THE DONATION GLEESON WAS PRESENTED WITH A “GOLD MEDAL” BUT IT WAS LATER DISCOVERED THAT THE MEDAL TURNED OUT TO BE THE CORK OF A WHISKEY BOTTLE.

CLARE STRET, LIMERICK, C.1970S

FARMHOUSE AT KNOCKALISHEEN, LIMERICK WHERE ROBERT BYRNE DIED FOLLOWING ESCAPE FROM LIMERICK UNION, 1919. CREDIT: FROM THE FILE OF HIS AUNT EMILY CROWE OF CITY BRANCH, CUMMAN NA MBAN.

BANDSMAN ALBERT J PERRIS FROM LIMERICK WAS KILLED IN ACTION IN 1914

INTERIOR: THE COURTYARD BAR, LIMERICK (OFF WILLIAM STREET), C.1980S

O’CONNELL STREET, LIMERICK, C.1950S

BARRACK STREET, OFF CONVENT STREET, LIMERICK, C.1960S

POWER FAMILY, 40 LBS SALMON CAUGHT AT PARTEEN, C.1940S

LIMERICK DOCKS, C.1903

PUPILS OF ST. MUNCHINS COLLEGE, C.1890

RATHKEALE ROAD, ADARE, C.1900

“SS LANAHRONE”, AT LIMERICK DOCKS, WITH A DELIVERY FOR NEWSOM’S OF WILLIAM ST. LIMERICK. SS LANAHRONE WAS THE SISTER SHIP OF THE SS CLONLARA.. C.1950S

GRAPHIC: “ADAIR” (ADARE, CO. LIMERICK) DRAWN BY J. CARR ESQ AND FIRST PUBLISHED IN 1806.

MAURICE FITZGERALD DAY, DEAN OF LIMERICK., C.1880S

LIMERICK BOY (UNNAMED), LIMERICK, C.1900S

RUTTLE FAMILY, DOCK ROAD, LIMERICK, C.1940S

KEANE FAMILY, WESTON, LIMERICK, C.1970S

FITZPATRICKS SHOP, WILLIAM STREET, LIMERICK, C.1920S

PURCELL FAMILY, PROSPECT, LIMERICK, C.1950S

NORA MCNAMARA KEEHAN, JANESBORO, LIMERICK, C.1980S

PURTILL FAMILY, JANESBORO, LIMERICK, C.1960S

LEGENDARY SOUL BASED LIMERICK BAND GRANNYS INTENTIONS LED BY JOHNNY DUHAN, C.1968

SENTRY AT THE GATES OF KING JOHN’S CASTLE, LIMERICK, C.1910S

GRAPHIC: THE HOME OF THE SANDMEN (ATHLUNKARD STREET, LIMERICK) BY PJ RYAN, C.1970S

LIMERICK CITY COUNCILLOR THADY COUGHLAN, C.1970S

WILLIE “WHACK” GLEESON DONATES HIS 100TH PINT OF BLOOD TO DR DANIEL KELLIHER, MEDICAL DIRECTOR OF LIMERICK BLOOD TRANSFUSION SERVICE AT ST JOHN’S HOSPITAL, LIMERICK 1968.

FLAG OF THE LIMERICK CITY IRISH VOLUNTEERS UPON ITS FOUNDING IN 1914

DRY DOCK AT LIMERICK DOCKS OPENED IN 1873 AND WAS INFILLED A CENTURY LATER.

THOMAS LUNDON, EAST LIMERICK MP, C.1900S

BALLINAGARDE HOUSE, CO. LIMERICK, C.1900S

CORNER OF DENMARK AND O’CONNELL STREET, LIMERICK, C.1940S

POSTCARD CAPTIONED “RIVER SHANNON AND THE DOCKS, LIMERICK CITY, IRELAND”, C.1960S

BARGE ON THE ABBEY RIVER, C.1970S

TREATY STONE AT LIMERICK, C.1903

THE THOLSEL, MARY STREET, LIMERICK, C.1900

RIVER MAIGUE AT ADARE, C.1903

THE FIRST LIMERICK GRAND PRIX RACE, KNOWN AS “ROUND THE HOUSES”, TOOK PLACE IN 1936. THE LIMERICK GRAND PRIX RACES RAN BETWEEN 1935–1938 (EXCEPT 1937) AS THE CITY CENTRE WAS FILLED WITH HIGH-SPEED CARS FROM ALL OVER THE WORLD. HERE SEEN PASSING THROUGH UPPER CAREY’S ROAD, LIMERICK.

MOTORS, CARTS, AND SAND BAGS AS BARRICADES ON O’CONNELL STREET, LIMERICK, 1922.

SQUADRON LEADER IEVERS, PATRICKSWELL, CO. LIMERICK, C.1940S

THOMOND BRIDGE AND KING JOHN’S CASTLE, LIMERICK, C.1880S

BRODIE FAMILY, PROSPECT, LIMERICK, C.1950S

QUINLIVAN FAMILY, BALLYNANTY, LIMERICK, C.1960S

ST. JOHNS, GIRLS SCHOOL, GARRYOWEN, LIMERICK, C.1950S

GARVEY’S RANGE, LIMERICK, C.1970S

CROOM, CO. LIMERICK, COACH HOUSE, C.1950S

CHILDREN OF LENIHAN AVENUE, LIMERICK, C.1970S

SARSFIELD STREET, LIMERICK, C.1969

INTERIOR FRANCISCAN CHURCH, LIMERICK, C.1910S

CAMBELLS BOW, OFF JOHN STREET, LIMERICK, C.1940S

THE OLD THEATRE ROYAL WAS SITUATED ON HENRY STREET, LIMERICK AND WAS BURNED TO THE GROUND IN 1922.

STRIKE COMMITTEE, LIMERICK WORKERS’ STRIKE AGAINST BRITISH MILITARISM, APRIL 1919.

THE RIC MEN WHO DEFENDED THE KILMALLOCK BARRACKS, 1920. KILMALLOCK, 29 MAY 1920 – TWO POLICEMEN WERE KILLED AND ONE WAS SERIOUSLY WOUNDED DURING A REPUBLICAN ATTACK ON A ROYAL IRISH CONSTABULARY (RIC) BARRACKS IN KILMALLOCK, CO. LIMERICK. THE ATTACKERS NUMBERED BETWEEN 50 AND 100, WHILE 10 MEN DEFENDED THE BARRACKS.

ALONE AT LIMERICK DOCKS, C.1910S

LIMERICK BORN COMEDIAN HARRY BAILEY (1909-1989)

FORMER MAYORS OF LIMERICK, C.1970S

CANNOCKS CLOCK, LIMERICK, C.1910S

BARGE ON THE ABBEY RIVER ON ITS WAY TO KILLALOE, 1979, PHOTO CREDIT:BRIAN O’SEAGHDHA

POPE JOHN PAUL II AT GREENPARK, LIMERICK, C.1970S

BREAKFAST ROOM, CRUISES HOTEL, LIMERICK, C.1904

MCCORMACK FAMILY AT THE A1 BAR, CLARE STREET, LIMERICK, C.1960S

ATHLUNKARD BRIDGE, LIMERICK, C.1903

THE FIRST LIMERICK GRAND PRIX RACE, KNOWN AS “ROUND THE HOUSES”, TOOK PLACE IN 1936. THE LIMERICK GRAND PRIX RACES RAN BETWEEN 1935–1938 (EXCEPT 1937) AS THE CITY CENTRE WAS FILLED WITH HIGH-SPEED CARS FROM ALL OVER THE WORLD. HERE SEEN PASSING THROUGH WILLIAM STREET, LIMERICK.

FIRST DIRECT SHIPMENT BY THE SS WARWICKSHIRE, DERRYNANE TOI THE LIMERICK DOCKS. THE CARGO INCLUDED TEA CHESTS LABELLED “HALPINS, LIMERICK”, C.1950S

BEAGH QUAY, LIMERICK, C.1900S.

CAPTAIN THOMAS HENRY EYRE LLOYD, RATHKEALE, CO. LIMERICK, C.1890S

DILLON FAMILY, SHEEP STREET, LIMERICK, C.1940S

KING FAMILY, THOMONDGATE, LIMERICK, C.1950S

ST JOHNS BOXING CLUB, LIMERICK, C.1970S

CLAIRE AND CARMEL HOURIGAN, WEST SINGLAND ROAD, GARRYOWEN, C.1980S

MCCARTHY FAMILY, WESTON, LIMERICK, C.1970S

GEORGE STREET, LIMERICK, C.1900S

SEAN KEATING AT AWARDS FROM LIMERICK, DUBLIN, 4TH JULY 1969.

4TH BATTERY R.F.A. FOOTBALL TEAM WINNERS OF LIMERICK LEAGUE, 1910 AND 1911.

LIMERICKM POET JOHNAT DILLON, CLONLARA, C.1970S

THE OLD THEATRE ROYAL WAS SITUATED ON HENRY STREET, LIMERICK. THE TARIFF RANGED FROM TWO PENCE IN “THE GODS” TO A HALF-CROWN ELSEWHERE AND TEN SHILLINGS IN THE BOXES. IT WAS KNOWN AS A “DEATH TRAP IN THE EVENT OF A FIRE” AND, IN FACT, WENT ON FIRE IN 1922. (DRAWING BY J.F. WALSH).

MYSTERIOUS WALLET OF NOTES: STEVE COUGHLAN PRESENTS TO PHILIP DUNDON OF THE LABOUR PARTY (ST MARY’S BRANCH), IN WHAT WAS LATER DESCRIBED AS “A FAKE IMAGE” BECAUSE THE WALLET NEVER “SAW THE LIGHT OF DAY AGAIN”. THE WALLET WAS LATER FOUND TO BE NOT NOTES BUT A PACKET CONTAINING A LETTER FROM FIANNA FAIL SEEKING EEC REFERENDUM FUNDS. (LIMERICK SOCIALIST 1973)

DESTROYED PROPERTY IN BRUREE, CO. LIMERICK WHICH HAD BEEN THE SCENE OF VIOLENCE IN AUGUST 1920 AS A RESULT OF AN ORDER ISSUED BY MAJOR-GENERAL EDWARD PETER STRICKLAND UNDER DEFENCE OF THE REALM ACT (DORA) WHICH PROHIBITED PEOPLE FROM BEING OUTDOORS BETWEEN THE HOURS OF 9 PM AND 3 HAD BEEN INTRODUCED FOR AN AREA ENCOMPASSING NEARLY ALL OF EAST LIMERICK, LARGE PARTS OF TIPPERARY AND NORTH CORK.

ANYONE FOR GIBLET SOUP? PRODUCT DISPLAY OF W.J. SHAW AND SONS, LIMERICK, C.1900S

POSTCARD DEPICTING THE O’CONNELL MONUMENT, THE CRESCENT, LIMERICK, C.1900S

GEORGE STREET (NOW O’CONNELL STREET,), LIMERICK, C.1900S

QUIET DAY ON NICHOLAS STREET, LIMERICK, C.1970S

MICHAEL C. DALY JOYRIDES ON HIS NEW MOTORBIKE, PENNYWELL ROAD, LIMERICK, C.1950S

PLASSEY HOUSE, LIMERICK, C.1905

CARNEGIE LIBRARY AT LIMERICK, C.1908

GRAPHIC: KILMALLOCK, CO. LIMERICK, C.1820S

GRAPHIC: KILLALOE BY GEORGE VICTOR DU NOYER, 1862.

“THE SWAN OF ERIN”, CATHERINE HAYES, THE WORLD-FAMOUS IRISH SOPRANO OF THE VICTORIAN ERA,. HERE SEEN IN HER FIRST APPEARANCE AT THE VICTORIA THEATRE, SYDNEY, AUSTRAILIA, ON TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 25TH, 1854. SHE WAS BORN AT 4 PATRICK STREET, LIMERICK CITY. ACCORDING TO A RECENT ARTICLE IN LONDON’S DAILY EXPRESS, “HAYES WAS THE ‘MADONNA’ OF HER DAY”.

LIMERICK CITY NIGHTWATCH, 1902 BACK: P HAYES, R GLEESON, P SHEAHAN, S MEANY, J MCNAMARA. FRONT: J GILLIGAN, SLEO, W LYNCH, J HAYES, J LAHIFF, J BOURKE AND J MCNAMARA.

JOHN JOSEPH “JACK” LEWIS, ADARE, CO. LIMERICK, C.1930S

KILKEE, CO. CLARE, C.1900S.

LYNCH FAMILY, JOSEPHS STREET, LIMERICK, C.1960S

MCCORMACK FAMILY, KILEELY, LIMERICK, C.1970S

CASTLECONNELL FISHING GILLIE, C.1900S (A FISHERMAN’S ASSISTANT)

LIMERICK LEGEND EWA FENTON (1929-2006) AT HIS ENNIS ROAD MOTORING SCHOOL, C.1990S

PHYLLIS DUNWORTH, ASSUMPTA PARK, LIMERICK, C.1960S