News from County Limerick

County in Focus - Limerick

County in Focus - Limerick

When: Tuesday, 9 February, 2021

Most common surnames in Limerick during the 19th Century

Scott/Quilty Clan Reunited after 100 years

The Scott/Quilty Clan Reunite after 152 years

When: Thursday, 28 April, 2022

Local family historian Bob Quilty has managed to reunite an entire clan 152 years after the emigration of his two granduncles to upstate New York in the later part of the 19th century. 

Ballybricken (Limerick) Limerick
The Beast of Balluhoura Race 2015

The Beast of Ballyhoura Adventure Race

When: Friday, 31 July, 2015

Did you take part in this 40 hour non-stop race or did the Beast defeat you? Teams from all over Europe traveled to take part in the 40 hour event.

Ballyhoura (Limerick) Limerick
Kay and Terry Armstrong

IrelandXO Connections - New Zealand and Limerick

When: Monday, 11 November, 2019

Kay talks about discovering more about her Irish origins:

Chapelrussell (Limerick) Limerick
The family of Phillip & Sarah Rowles Ryan

Ireland XO Insight - Letters home

When: Monday, 23 May, 2016

The story that follows shows us how important letters, diaries and family journals are as memory keepers and mirrors of the past. Many of those who left Ireland were not lucky enough to come home again, even for a short visit.

Doon (Limerick) Limerick

Barry and Cook families remembered in County Limerick

When: Monday, 25 September, 2017

In the Autumn of 2012, I was in contact with Mary O'Grady through the Ireland XO website and she connected me with Martin Cleary, a member of the Knockainey Community Council,  who was able to introduced me to Thomas F. Cooke, my closest cousin in Ireland.

Knockainey (Limerick) Limerick
O'Connor Homestead in Kilscannell

Connection Story - Chicago and Ardagh

When: Wednesday, 13 March, 2019

Picture Above: Jeanie, Brad, Matt and Paddy Lewis with Seamus Callaghan and Mary Kury at the O'Connor Homestead in Kilscannell

Ardagh (Limerick) Limerick
200th Anniversary: Homesteads and Headstones of the Peter Robinson Settlers

200th Anniversary: Homesteads and Headstones of the Peter Robinson Settlers

When: Wednesday, 29 January, 2020

Community Heritage Training Project: Homesteads and Headstones of the Peter Robinson Settlers

Croom (Limerick) Limerick

Sunday 30th September - Festival Program of Events

When: Sunday, 30 September, 2018

Sunday 30th September - Program of Events (Ardagh Chalice 150 Festival)    12.00pm - 5.00pm: Ardagh Village. 

Ardagh (Limerick) Limerick

Saturday 29th September - Festival Program of Events

When: Saturday, 29 September, 2018

Sunday 23rd September - Program of Events (Ardagh Chalice 150 Festival)   11.00am: Hayes Field and Ardagh Village. 

Ardagh (Limerick) Limerick