Books & Journals


 The History of Limerick
by John Ferrar, 1787
 Limerick; its History and Antiquities
by Maurice Lenihan, 1866
 The Glamour of Limerick by A.J. O'Halloran, 1928
The Cromwellian Settlement of the County of Limerick by James Grene Barry, 1900Worthies of Thomond by Robert Herbert, 1944 & 1946Limerick Municipal Elections 1841-2009
Round about the County of Limerick by Rev. James Dowd, 1896 Our Catholic Life (1954 - 1970)Hatch 33 (1987 -1997)
The Old Limerick Journal Vol. 1 - 49Journal of the Limerick Field Club Vol. 1-3Limerick Socialist (1972 -1981)



Other books from the Limerick City Library collection:

In the Shadow of the Spire : a Profile of St. John's Parish

Reflections On Kildimo - A Journal of Local History by Fr. Martin McCormack S.D.B.

Municipal Corporation Boundaries (Ireland) - Reports and Plans, 1837

Ireland's Naturall History by Gerard Boate, 1652

Two Centuries of Popular Education: An Historical Survey of the Educational Institutions of Limerick, 1700 - 1900 by Michael V. (Milo) Spillane (1973)

A Visit to Knock by T. O'C (printed & published by T. O'Connor, 3 Military Road [O'Connell Avenue], Limerick, 1880)  

Limerick Harbour Directory 1890   

History of Limerick by A. O'Dubhgaill 

Feile Padraig Annual 1957 

Limerick Clothing Factory 1850-1950

Life of Sarsfield by R. Barry O'Brien, 1895 

Life and Times of Patrick Sarsfield (Printed by Guy & Co, 114 George Street, Limerick)

Recollections of an Irish Police Magistrate [Thomas Phillips Vokes] by Henry Robert Addison, 1863 

Some Members of the Munster Circuit by Patrick Lynch, 1946

Souvenir of the Centenary of Gerald Griffin, Poet & Novelist - a Faithful Delineator of Irish Character (Guy & Co., Cork, 1903)



Limerick City Street Names by Gerry Joyce (Limerick Corporation, 1995) 


From other sites:


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Forgotten Revolution: Limerick Soviet 1919 by Liam Cahill


Limerick books online at

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The Antiquities of Limerick and Its Neighbourhood by Thomas Johnson Westropp, 1916

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Limerick and Its Sieges by James Dowd, 1890


See the following at 'Google Books' -

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The history, topography and antiquities of the county and city of Limerick, vol I by Rev. P. Fitzgerald and John James McGregor


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