Summer Walks: Thomondgate, Wed, Jul 12th,2017

Walker's Distillery
The next Limerick Historical Society walk will be on this Wednesday July 12th when we will do a tour of Thomondgate.

Summer Walks: Clancy's Strand, Wed, Jun 14th

The Strand Barracks
This historic walk will assemble outside the Strand Hotel, at 7 p.m.  From there we will proceed down Clancy Strand.  

Summer Walks: O’Callaghan Strand, Wed, May 17th


Limerick Historical Society will hold its first evening walk of 2017 on Wednesday 17th of May on O'Callaghan's Strand.

Dublin to Limerick by Barge - Monday Apr 10th 2017

Lecture on next Monday (April 10th) is the final one before we break for our series of summer walks and tours. The lecture entitled 'From Dublin to Limerick by barge in an era before the railroads' will be given by Brian J. Goggin, who will explain how transport on the canal evolved. 

Sir Hugh Gough - Monday Mar 13th, 2017 8PM

  Next Limerick Historical Society lecture on Monday March 13th next is by Declan Gill, on Field Marshal Sir Hugh Gough, who was born at Woodsdown, Lisnagry in 1779. He became a famous British Military Officer who served in the Peninsular War and India. Declan will give an account of Gough from a local dimension. Lecture at 8 p.m. in Room 203, Mary Immaculate College. Everybody is welcome. Ask at reception for directions.

Archbishop Croke of Cashel - Monday Feb 13th,2017 8PM

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Lecture at 8 p.m. in Room 203, Mary Immaculate College Limerick Historical Society lecture on Monday February 13th next is on Archbishop Croke of Cashel and Emly and the Croke family. Archbishop Croke was the first patron of the GAA and Croke Park is named in his honour. Sr. Bernadette Maria Knopek of the Convent of Mercy, Charleville, County Cork will talk on the Archbishop and the Croke family.

Admission free, all welcome

Limerick Merchant Houses and their former occupants. Mon Jan 9th,2017

Tony Browne will give a presentation on Limerick Merchant Houses and their former occupants on Monday Jan 9th at 8PM.  Venue Mary Immaculate College room 208.  Admission free, all welcome.

Sharon Slater - A Pictorial History of Limerick - Mon Dec 12th 8:00PM


Limerick Historical Society December lecture will be 'A pictorial tour of Limerick' by well known local historian Sharon Slater.  Venue: Room 203 in Mary Immaculate College on Monday 12 December at 8p.m.

Clans and Surnames of Limerick - Mon, Nov. 14th 2016


This month's lecture  by Lorna Moloney on the Clans and Surnames of Limerick will take place in Room 203 Mary Immaculate College at 8PM.  All welcome as usual.

History of Cleeves Factory & the Dairy Industry in Limerick - Mon, Oct 10th:8PM

   This month's lecture will be given by Michael O'Sullivan and will explore the history of Cleeves factory and the Creamery industry in Limerick City and County.  Lecture venue is Room 203, Mary Immaculate College on Mon 10th at 8PM and all are welcome as usual.  

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