Behind James Street in the old part of Limerick city lies Johns Square, and facing Johns Square a very ancient church, its called St John the baptist and has a cemetry sourrounding it – this was a protestant church and was been built some time before St Johns Cathedral next to it in St.Johns square. […]
Mr Humpries was a welcome sight to many a family in the hungry 50s , and long before. I wonder how many people remember the gentleman. Mr Humpries was almost blind, I never knew his first name, aided and abetted by his trusty sidekick, Pa. He had a bakery in Edward Street, this street sweeps […]
Do you remember? I know I will never forget. How is your memory on the shops and offices that lined our streets in the 1940’s and 1950’s or maybe the owners and staff that ran these businesses? Let me take you up one street that I remember and see if it jogs your memory. I’m […]
When we were children the year seemed so long from one Christmas to another -maybe it was because Christmas only came but ‘once a year’ back then. We really looked forward to this holiday season, it was the only time of the year when there was an abundance of food around the house, special foods […]
Detached Building:- Accommodation consists of entrance hall leading to open plan “L” shaped reception area. Small store room and two separate toilets with wash hand basins are located off this reception area. The remainder of the office accommodation consists of two private offices, one with separate wc and whb off. The office accommodation has an […]
ALMOST 5,000 people have signed an online petition as part of a campaign to “give Shannon wings” since it was set up by three businessmen last week. Passenger numbers are set to plummet following Michael O’Leary’s recent announcement to axe Ryanair routes and frustrated by the inaction of the Dublin Airport Authority and the Government, […]
[streetview width=”100%” height=”250px” lat=”52.659161″ lng=”-8.630909″ heading=”118.06212640880644″ pitch=”0.7448860786558397″ zoom=”1″][/streetview] Harstonge Street, named after the Harstonge family who resided in this street. A member of the family, Sir Henry Harstonge was M.P. for County Limerick from 1776 to 1789.