LIMERICK BY GASLIGHT, 1820S TO 1920S

FROM THE 1820S TO THE 1920S, THE MAIN STREETS OF LIMERICK WERE LIT USING COAL-PRODUCED GAS. AFTER 1878, THE CORPORATION-OWNED LIMERICK GAS COMPANY, WHOSE PREMISES WERE ON THE DOCK ROAD, HAD A MONOPOLY ON THE PRODUCTION AND DISTRIBUTION OF THE CITY’S SUPPLY OF GAS. CREDIT: LAWRENCE COLLECTION.

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