Brian Ború Millennium Weekend in Killaloe to bring medieval Ireland to life

Visitors to the twin towns of Killaloe and Ballina are being invited to step back in time and experience a glimpse of life in medieval Ireland during the Brian Ború Millennium Weekend from April 11-13th. Organisers have announced a comprehensive programme for the event, which marks the 1000th year anniversary of the death of Brian […]

Five Medieval parishes fun run planned for August in Limerick Sarsfields Day event

Rapparee Productions with the support of Bishop Brendan Leahy and the Limerick Diocesan Office have announced the launch of the Sarsfields Run, a 5km and 10km fun rub around five medieval parishes of Limerick. The parishes include: St. Munchins, St. Marys, St. Patricks and St. Michaels. The run is planned for Sunday August 10th, as […]

Kilmallock Walled Town Day festival brings medieval history to life

As Limerick’s hurlers prepare to do battle with neighbours Clare in Sunday’s All-Ireland Hurling Senior Championship Semi-Final, the County Limerick town of Kilmallock recreated its own battle scene as part of Kilmallock’s Walled Town Day. Hundreds of people stepped back in time on Saturday August 17th.for the annual event and experienced a glimpse of life […]

Not everyone so Smug about Limerick street mural art

‘ART, like beauty, is in the eye of the beholder’ That adage certainly holds true in the case of murals painted near King John’s Castle last week that have caused a conflict of opinion amongst locals. The murals, commissioned by Limerick City Council, as part of the ‘Make a Move’ festival have been described as […]