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History of County Limerick, Ireland

Journey back in time to County Limerick, Ireland

Visit County Limerick, Ireland. Discover its history. Learn about the people who lived there through stories, old newspaper articles, pictures, postcards and genealogy.

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 County Limerick, Ireland

The Limerick Clothing Factory was once the largest army clothing factory in the world.

In the 1840s, Limerick had the largest brush-making factory in Europe, owned by the Hastings family and situated on Charlotte’s Quay.

The Limerick Chronicle, founded by John Ferrar in 1768, is the oldest continuously operating newspaper in the world.

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There is MUCH more to discover about County Limerick, Ireland. Read on!
  • News 1642 - An Irish army enters Limerick


  • News 1651 and 1691 - The English besiege Limerick


  • News 1769 - Limerick Customs House is built


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    Adare Manor, Limerick
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    King John's Castle, Limerick
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    Limerick
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    Londonderry, Limerick
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    Baker Place, Limerick
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  • News 1803 - The Old Town Hall is built in Limerick


  • News 1811 - The first hospital in Limerick is built


  • News 1816 - St Saviours Dominican Church is built in Limerick


  • News 1824 - Limerick gains gas light


  • News 1826 - Limerick gains a water company


  • News 1830 - Barringtons Hospital is built in Limerick


  • 1837 - County Limerick
    LIMERICK (County of), in the province of MUNSTER, bounded on the north by the estuary of the Shannon and the county of Tipperary; on the cast by the...Read MORE...


  • News 1843 - Limericks Potato Market is built


  • News 1848 - The railway reaches Limerick


  • News 1859 - St Johns Cathedral is built in Limerick


  • 1895 - County Limerick
    Lim'erick, an inland county of Ireland, in Munster, having N. the Shannon, separating it from the county of Clare. Area, 1064 square miles. The...Read MORE...




Old Photos, Pictures, Advertisements and Postcards from County Limerick, Ireland


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Adare Manor, Limerick
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King John's Castle, Limerick
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Londonderry, Limerick
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Baker Place, Limerick
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History and News of County Limerick, Ireland

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  • News  1642 - An Irish army enters Limerick
  • News  1651 and 1691 - The English besiege Limerick
  • News  1769 - Limerick Customs House is built
  • News  1803 - The Old Town Hall is built in Limerick
  • News  1811 - The first hospital in Limerick is built
  • News  1816 - St Saviours Dominican Church is built in Limerick
  • News  1824 - Limerick gains gas light
  • News  1826 - Limerick gains a water company
  • News  1830 - Barringtons Hospital is built in Limerick
  • 1837 - County Limerick
    LIMERICK (County of), in the province of MUNSTER, bounded on the north by the estuary of the Shannon and the county of Tipperary; on the cast by the... Read MORE...

  • News  1843 - Limericks Potato Market is built
  • News  1848 - The railway reaches Limerick
  • News  1859 - St Johns Cathedral is built in Limerick
  • 1895 - County Limerick
    Lim'erick, an inland county of Ireland, in Munster, having N. the Shannon, separating it from the county of Clare. Area, 1064 square miles. The... Read MORE...

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