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The Old Limerick Journal, contents of vols. 24-35

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Vol. 24, Winter 1988 - Barrington's edition          Old Limerick Journal, No. 24, Winter 1988 – Barrington's edition

The Barrington Normans of Limerick [poem] by Desmond O'Grady (126 Kb); A family's contribution (103 Kb); Acknowledgements (79 Kb); The Barringtons of Limerick by Dom Hubert Janssens de Varebeke (844 Kb); Sir Matthew Barrington: 1788-1861: the Real Founder of Barrington's Hospital (1,307 Kb) by Mark Tierney; Health Services in Limerick in the early 19th century by Susan Connolly (866 Kb); Dr. John Geary and Dr. Wm. John Geary, 1779-1853 by M. E. Gleeson (603 Kb); Social conditions and medical services before 1830 by Frances Twomey (633 Kb); The Origins and Early Years of Barrington's Hospital by Mark Tierney (1,035 Kb); Doctors differ by Jim Kemmy (439 Kb); The Barrington's and the Pery Square Tontine Company by Mark Tierney (590 Kb); The 1832 Cholera Epidemic by Kevin Hannan (516 Kb); The Mont De Piété by Mark Tierney (496 Kb); Gifts to the citizens by Kevin Hannan (494 Kb); Glenstal Castle by Mark Tierney and John Cornforth (841 Kb); The Barringtons and their tenants by Donal Ryan (702 Kb); Housing and Social Conditions: 1830-1940 by Jim Kemmy (785 Kb); When hospital closure threatened: 1879 by Richard Ahern (961 Kb); 'Bring him to Barrington's' by Kevin Hannan (773 Kb); The sporting Barringtons by Karl Johnston (1,030 Kb); A farmer's pleasure garden (378 Kb); A Glenstal boyhood by Fitzwilliam Barrington (670 Kb); Florence Barrington in Russia, 1917 by B. S. Faloon (621 Kb); Some recollections by W. W. Gleeson (326 Kb); The Death of Winifred Barrington: Tragedy at Coolboreen by Kevin Hannan (1,136 Kb); The Irish Hospitals' Sweepstake and Barrington's Hospital, 1931 - 1937 (889 Kb) by Mark Tierney; The Barrington dogs: Irish water spaniels by Mary-Rose Barrington-Manuel (354 Kb); A letter to Sir Charles Barrington from William T. Cosgrave (89 Kb); Dr. Sarah O'Malley by Patsy Harrold (307 Kb); The Staff of Barrington's Hospital 1900-1988 by Robert Holmes (935 Kb); Michael Roberts by Jim Kemmy (308 Kb); Sr. Joan Bluett by Kevin Hannan (143 Kb); Nurse Lily Flanagan by David Hanly (371 Kb); The Closure of a Hospital: as Seen by the Press by Frank Hamilton (1,366 Kb).

Vol. 25, Summer 1989 - French Edition          Old Limerick Journal, No. 25, Summer 1989 – French edition

Il y a des mots qui font vivre / There are words full of hope [poem] (207 Kb) by Paul Eluard; Limerick and France (198 Kb); Acknowledgements (234 Kb); Three Arthurs by Kevin Hannan (591 Kb); France, O Bruadair and Sir John Fitzgerald by Michael Hartnett (554 Kb); The Moloneys of Kiltanon by Kevin Hannan (488 Kb); Limerick and France during the Jacobite War of 1689-1691 by Sheila Mulloy (805 Kb); A 1690 poem by Jim Kemmy and Chris O’Mahony (379 Kb)Joseph O'Halloran, S.J. by Kevin Hannan (386 Kb) Dean Terence O’Shaughnessy by Mark Tierney and Ignatius Murphy (162 Kb); The timetable of revolution (344 Kb); The first modern revolution by A. J. P. Taylor (865 Kb); The powder-keg that blew by Martin Kettle (943 Kb); The fall of the Bastille by Richard Hayes (1,043 Kb); The revolution: how it was reported in the Limerick Chronicle by Larry Walsh (980 Kb)The strange career of the man from Ennis: James Bartholomew Blackwell (545 Kb) by Hugh Gough; James Burke: priest and revolutionary by Des Ryan (541 Kb); James Roche by Jim Kemmy (584 Kb); The Meade brothers by John de Courcy Ireland (387 Kb); The Irish Brigade and Freemasonry by Richard Hayes (195 Kb); The French Revolution and modern politics by Brian Fitzpatrick (985 Kb); A grave in Kilmurry by Kevin Hannan (335 Kb); The declaration of the Rights of Man and the Citizen by B. S. Faloon (351 Kb); Coquebert de Montbret's impressions of Limerick 1790 by Síle Ní Chinnéide (2,536 Kb); A Frenchman's walk through Limerick 1796 by Chevalier de La Tocnaye (1,362 Kb); Major-General Oliver Harty in Brittany 1799-1800 by F. W. Van Brock (2,633 Kb); The Defences of Ireland 1793-1815: the Shannon Estuary by Paul M. Kerrigan (574 Kb); George Geary Bennis by Jim Kemmy (156 Kb); The French MacMahons by Denis MacMahon (1,680 Kb); The Marencourt cup by Jim Kemmy (433 Kb); A survey of the reports of French consuls in Ireland 1814-1929 by Mark Tierney (578 Kb); A brief history of Quimper by Martin Chappell (367 Kb); How Quimper became the capital of Finistere by Herve Glorennec (123 Kb); Quimper – as seen by The Graphic 1870-71 (986 Kb); Walter Osborne in Quimper and Pont-Aven 1883 by Jeanne Sheehy (327 Kb); Laurel Hill: a French Foundation by Richard Ahern (508 Kb); The Franco-Irish Ambulance Brigade 1870-71 by Michael McCarthy (1,426 Kb); The land war: a Paris pamphlet by Paul Rowlandson (1,012 Kb); Norman Garstin: a Limerick Artist in France 1882-86 by Julian Campbell (290 Kb); The McMahon diary: a Clareman in Paris 1888 by Bill McInerney (1,193 Kb); Dermod O'Brien: a Paris Apprenticeship by Julian Campbell (433 Kb); A visit to Paris 1890 by William Ievers (733 Kb); The Limerick Visit of Fr. Raus 1904 by Des Ryan (439 Kb); The Munster Fusiliers in France 1914-1918 by Des Ryan (1,984 Kb);Dr. Richard Hayes: 'Limerick's Most Distinguished and Enthusiastic Francophile' (502 Kb); From Limerick to the Left Bank by Desmond O’Grady (538 Kb); The style of Jean-Pierre Rives by Karl Johnston (560 Kb); Biographical Dictionary of Limerickmen in France by Richard Hayes (959 Kb); Limerick Jesuits in France by Francis Finegan (393 Kb); Glossary of French terms (272 Kb).


Vol. 26, Winter 1989                  Old Limerick Journal, No. 26, Winter 1989

Exiled memory '57 / Making a comeback: 1960 [poem] by Jim Kemmy (190 Kb); A milestone in cement (1,289 Kb)Arthur's Quay by Jim Kemmy (698 Kb); Limerick in 1689 by Richard Ahern (1,657 Kb); The Promotion of a Limerick Linen Industry 1760-1763 by Patrick J. O'Connor (480 Kb); The Corbally District by Kevin Hannan (951 Kb); Limerick's Campaign for a University 1838-1845 by Pat Kearney (1,515 Kb); John M. O'Cahill of Templeglantine and Pentwater, Michigan by Alf MacLochlainn (1,759 Kb); Patrick Bonaventure Kennedy O.F.M. 1855-1924 by Bartholomew Egan (339 Kb); A place remembered by Cicely Forde (1,152 Kb); Memories of The Savoy by Anthony Riordan (276 Kb); Potatoes, Turf and Fireside Chats: Muintir na Tire and the 'Emergency' in Limeri (563 Kb)ck by  Eoin  Devereux; Childhood holidays by Desmond O'Grady (319 Kb); Longpavement and the Line to the West by Paddy Clear (602 Kb); An Arthur's Quay Christmas by Frank Hamilton (343 Kb).


Vol. 27, Autumn 1990                 Old Limerick Journal, No. 27, Autumn 1990

The Devil's address to the merchants of Limerick by Seán Ó Faoláin (118 Kb)City of bells (201 Kb); The District of Thomondgate by Kevin Hannan (961 Kb); Daniel Defoe and the Palatines by Peter Hutchinson (183 Kb); A pioneering policeman [Major Willcocks] by Pat Feeley (324 Kb)The Nolans and Costelloes of Listowel, Limerick and Calgary (1,179 Kb) by Padraig de Bhaldraithe and Padraig Og de Bhaldraithe; The nightwalker [poem] by Gerald Griffin (188 Kb); Some Limerick links with Australia by Richard Reid (190 Kb); A letter to Lord Monteagle (180 Kb); The death of Martin Cherry by Jim Kemmy (867 Kb); Archbishop Daniel Mannix by James Griffin (1,365 Kb); The Parteen Eviction by Michael McCarthy (537 Kb); The Limerick Distillery in 1886 by Richard Ahern (752 Kb); Michael Joyce: Squarerigger, Shannon Pilot and M.P. by Brian Donnelly (465 Kb); Towards a university for Limerick, 1934-1972 by Pat Kearney (1,877 Kb).

Cover of Old Limerick Journal, vol. 28 A prospect of Limerick from Story's 'Continuation', 1693 Old Limerick Journal, No. 28, Winter 1990

Vol 28, Winter 1990 - 1690 Siege edition

Social Life in the City by Richard Ahern (1,646 Kb); from Limerick [poem] by John Francis O'Donnell (333 Kb) Ending the siege mentality (1,051 Kb)Acknowledgements (115 Kb); Ireland and Jacobitism by Richard Hayes (1,433 Kb); The European dimension by Liam Irwin (2,497 Kb); James II, King of Ireland by Keith and Maureen Haight (2,225 Kb); The French navy at the time of the Williamite war by John de Courcy Ireland (2,495 Kb); Williamite peace tactics, 1690-1, part 1 by J. G. Simms (491 Kb)Social Life in the City by Richard Ahern (1,646 Kb) ; A descriptive poem on Limerick in 1690 by Michael Lloyd and Eamon O’Flaherty (1,360 Kb); The Topography of the Siege by Kevin Hannan (855 Kb); The armies of James and William by Margaret O’Dea and Ray Walsh (3,032 Kb); Patrick Sarsfield, part 1 by Michael McCarthy (1,945 Kb); The siege of Limerick, 1690 by J. G. Simms (2,064 Kb); Eye-witness and contemporary accounts: introduction by Larry Walsh (1,558 Kb); Diary of the Siege of Limerick from contemporary sources by Larry Walsh (4,736 Kb); Report on the fortifications of Limerick, 1685 by Thomas Phillips (964 Kb) - The report (527 Kb); The journal of John Stevens introduced by Larry Walsh (4,787 Kb); A true and impartial history by George Story, introduction by Larry Walsh (3,590 Kb); Limerick and France during the Jacobite War of 1689-1691, pt. 2 by Shiela Mulloy (2,976 Kb); The Jacobite wars: some Danish sources by John Jordan (787 Kb); The Danish force at Limerick, 1690 by Kevin Danaher and J. G. Simms (3,636 Kb); Letters of Jean Payen de la Fouleresse to the king of Denmark (920 Kb)A Jacobite narrative (2,537 Kb); Dutch sources for the Williamite campaign in Ireland by W. Troost (601 Kb); The Dutch at Limerick by Pieter Tesch (3,215 Kb); The destruction of Cyprus by Charles O’Kelly (1,796 Kb); Southwell – Nottingham correspondence (3,297 Kb); Dr. George Clarke: letters and autobiography (1,107 Kb); Memoirs of the Duke of Berwick introduction by Larry Walsh (1,523 Kb); Journal of the Rev. Rowland Davies (1,948 Kb)Dumont de Bostaquet and the Huguenots at Limerick (2,468 Kb) by Harman Murtagh and Michael O’Dwyer; Rapin de Thoyras: Huguenot soldier by Larry Walsh (439 Kb); A wayward wild goose: Peter Drake’s memoir of the Siege by Jim Kemmy (2,140 Kb); From the diary of Gédéon Bonnivert by Robert H. Murray (158 Kb); Letters of Mr. D. Campbell to Sir Arthur Rawdon (649 Kb); Letter from Mr. Theophilus Harrison to the Rev. John Strype (975 Kb); Le Fleming manuscripts (592 Kb); Military transactions in Limerick, 1690 by Robert Parker (520 Kb); Memoirs of Brigadier-General Robert Stearne (516 Kb); Hastings manuscripts (541 Kb); Diary of Colonel Thomas Bellingham (359 Kb); A diary of the siege of Limerick by Samuel Mullenaux introduced by Larry Walsh (2,914 Kb); King William’s speech to Parliament, 2 Oct, 1690 (1,029 Kb); Sarsfield's Ride by Michael McCarthy (1,139 Kb); Echoes of Galloping Hogan by Tim Lehane (997 Kb); The Walls of Limerick by Kevin Hannan (745 Kb); Gunmoney and the Limerick Mint by Gerard Rice (1,337 Kb); The Duc de Lauzun by Louis de Saint-Simon (translated by Lucy Norton) (2,173 Kb); Fact and Fancy: Story and Storytellers of 1690 by Kevin Hannan (427 Kb); The siege: Limerick, 1690 by Lord Macaulay (1,134 Kb); Glossary (1,283 Kb); A prospect of Limerick from Story's 'Continuation', 1693 [back cover] (3,520 Kb).


Vol. 29, Winter 1992                 Old Limerick Journal, No. 29, Winter 1992

It's a long way from the Markets Field [poem] by Tess Guerin-Letendre (90 Kb); The walls of Limerick (188 Kb); A man, a dog and a bottle by Brian Hodkinson (166 Kb); The Granary by Jim Kemmy (450 Kb)The Limerick Watch by Kevin Hannan (507 Kb); Liszt in Limerick by Richard Ahern (584 Kb); Dr. William Brooke O’Shaughnessy by J. E. Cosnett (800 Kb); Henry II and Glenstal Castle by Andrew Nugent (264 Kb); The Rathkeale Workhouse incident, November, 1921 by A. Kinsella (256 Kb); A German tourist’s impressions of Limerick 1865 by Larry Walsh (412 Kb); The lamentation of James Walsh by Pat Feeley (521 Kb)A pioneer of Irish traditional music [Thomas J. Purcell] by Bryan MacMahon (524 Kb); Brother Jerome Fitzpatrick 1878-1910 by Barry Coldrey (536 Kb); Joseph O'Mara Operatic Tenor by Anthony Riordan (370 Kb); An octogenarian remembers by Michael Kenevane (189 Kb); The life of a Limerick dentist, part 1 by Michael Guerin (571 Kb); The Dáil Courts in Limerick by Mary Kotsonouris (795 Kb).


Vol. 30, Winter 1993                Old Limerick Journal, No. 30, Winter 1993

Sweet Adare [poem] by Gerald Griffin (173 Kb); The contribution of Séamus Ó Cinnéide (127 Kb); The Quakers in Limerick, 1657-1707 by Emilie M. Bennis (452 Kb) Richard Bourke's Views on Citizenship and Education by Jennifer Ridden (1,806 Kb); A Palatine childhood by F. S. Hinchy (491 Kb); A List of Merchants 1811-12 compiled by Áine Thornhill (271 Kb); The County Club by Kevin Hannan (340 Kb); Thomas F. Feigh: philantropist extraordinary by Cathleen O’Brien-Grennan (639 Kb); The Limerick bishop who said no to papal infallibility by Liam Irwin (508 Kb); Charles Burton Barrington and Trinity Football Club by Trevor West (498 Kb)The experience of an Irish town in the First World War: Kilrush and the Munster (676 Kb) Fusiliers by Martin Staunton; The two coopers of Lough Gur by Jim Kemmy (320 Kb)Women's Suffrage Associations in Limerick 1912-14 by Des Ryan (1,277 Kb); The life of a Limerick dentist, part two by Michael Guerin (899 Kb); Shannon’s greatest air mystery by Mike Roycroft (203 Kb).


Vol. 31, Winter 1994                  Old Limerick Journal, No. 31, Winter 1994

The Limerick train [poem] by Brendan Kennelly (62 Kb); The pleasures of Plassey (117 Kb); Richard Crosbie's Aerial Voyage from Limerick, 1786 by Larry Walsh (1,203 Kb)The case of Thaddeus O’Malley by Fergus D’Arcy (726 Kb); Reminiscences of a Journalist by Maurice Lenihan, ed. by Alf MacLochlainn (845 Kb); Christmas holidays by Aubrey de Vere (170 Kb); Limerick Stone and Stonemasons by Jim Kemmy (1,007 Kb); Sir Peter Tait by Kevin Hannan (978 Kb); Paddy Nolan, K.C. by Roy St. George Stubbs (905 Kb); University College, Mungret, 1888-1908 by Patrick Kearney (816 Kb); The life of a Limerick dentist, part three by Michael Guerin (324 Kb); Growing up in Limerick’s pig market by Anne O’Mahoney (802 Kb); Pennywell memories by Michael Brew (181 Kb).


Vol. 32, Winter 1995 - Famine edition             Old Limerick Journal, No. 32, Winter 1995 - Famine edition

from Ghost Voices: a famine sequence [poem] by Flann O'Connor (150 Kb); Blight, starvation and flight [editorial] (105 Kb); Acknowledgements (181 Kb); How the potato came to Ireland by Richard Ahern (860 Kb)Pre-Famine Limerick: A Study in Contrasts by Paula Coonerty (1,144 Kb)The Great Irish Famine, 1845-1852 by Thomas P. O'Neill (993 Kb); The famine in Limerick by Kevin Hannan (796 Kb); The onset of famine: County Clare, 1845-1846 by Ciarán Ó Murchadha (1,228 Kb)Garret Hugh Fitzgerald (1,186 Kb)Baron Monteagle of Brandon and the famine, 1845-1848 by Charlotte Murphy (1,073 Kb); Limerick Union Workhouse during the Great Famine by Ciarán Ó Murchadha (771 Kb)The Workhouse by Kevin Hannan (319 Kb); Limerick: Building and the Famine by Judith Hill (851 Kb); Richard Osborne at Limerick, introduced by K. A. Murray (2,354 Kb); William Monsell, First Baron Emly of Tervoe by Matthew Potter (1,090 Kb); Bread or Blood by Tom Donovan (779 Kb); Limerick Quakers and Famine Relief by Rob Goodbody (1,167 Kb); The Great Famine in Murroe (1845-1849) by Mark Tierney (1,470 Kb); 'Potatoes and providence': British Government responses to the Great Famine (1,438 Kb) by Peter Gray; Godfrey Massy's Memoirs of the Famine Years in Bruff (824 Kb); Pine coffin reports: government correspondence, 1846 compiled by William Murray (671 Kb); Meeting of labourers at Tory Hill (from our special reporter), Limk Chronicle (466 Kb) Incident at Hospital: further government correspondence (211 Kb); A letter from Sir Matthew Barrington, 1846 (297 Kb); The Construction of the Floating Docks by Mark Tierney (690 Kb); 'The distress of the lower class': some further government correspondence, 1847 (571 Kb); Famine letters by Alexander Somerville, introduction by K. D. M. Snell (3,868 Kb); Stephen de Vere's voyage to Canada, 1847 by P. J. Meghen (844 Kb); Emigration and famine: the evidence of Francis Spaight, July, 1847 (807 Kb) by Patrick J. O'Connor; The Coffin Ships by Kevin Hannan (637 Kb); Michael Hogan and the Paupers' Graveyard by Jim Kemmy (315 Kb); The Newcastle West workhouse by Sean Kelly (332 Kb); Vincent de Paul Society, Limerick, and the Famine by Larry Walsh (450 Kb); Limerick as I saw it, 1848 by William S. Balch (707 Kb); Life and death in Limerick, 1849 by Spencer T. Hall (980 Kb); Gleanings of Limerick, 1850 by S. Godolphin Osborne (721 Kb); Emigration from the workhouses of the mid-west, 1848-1859: an overview (419 Kb) by Chris O'Mahony; The Law and the Famine by Kevin Hannan (295 Kb); Book review - The Great Famine, Studies in Irish History, 1845-52 (480 Kb) ed. by R. Dudley Edwards and T. Desmond William by G. Kitson Clark; from A chant for Irishmen, befitting the times [poem] by Thomas Dillon (148 Kb).


Vol. 33, Winter 1996                 Old Limerick Journal, No. 33, Winter 1996

Confraternity campaign [poem] by John Liddy (225 Kb); The death of Kevin Hannan [editorial] (100 Kb); The Faction Fighters by Kevin Hannan (521 Kb)Eugene O'Curry in Limerick by Larry Walsh (260 Kb); The visionary, the Liberator and the bishop by Tom Donovan (307 Kb); The Fitzgerald and McGregor history by Jim Kemmy (347 Kb); Bartholomew Dowling by Paddy Lysaght (345 Kb); The Crescent by Denis M. Leonard (652 Kb); Reputations: Nineteenth-Century Monuments in Limerick by Judith Hill (921 Kb); The 1841 census by Tom Ryan (382 Kb); Limerick Workhouse, June 1846 to December 1847 by David Costello (1,206 Kb); The Presentation Sisters and the Education of 'Poor Female Children' in Limerick (1,509 Kb); The Limerick School of Art and Design, 1852-54 by Mark Tierney (510 Kb); The Great Influenza Epidemic, 1918-1919 by Des Ryan (282 Kb); November, 1918 by Kevin Dinneen (170 Kb); The life of a Limerick dentist, part four by Michael Guerin (641 Kb).

Vol 34, Summer 1998                Old Limerick Journal, No. 34, Summer 1998

 On surveying the ruins of Shanny's pub [poem] by Kevin Hannan (97 Kb)Words Spoken at the Grave of Jim Kemmy, Mount St. Laurence Cemetery, Limerick, 2 (256 Kb)9 September 1997 by Gearóid Ó Tuathaigh; A topographical canvas by Jim Kemmy (120 Kb); The United Irishmen and Limerick by Tom Donovan (512 Kb); The Munster Fusiliers and the South African War [Boer War] 1899-1902, part 1 by (683 Kb)Des Ryan; William Smith O'Brien, 6 October 1803 to 18 June 1864 by Brendan O'Brien (907 Kb); The Life and Times of Eyre Massy, First Baron Clarina of Elm Park (1719-1804) by (533 Kb) Matthew Potter; Insurrection by Gerard Curtin (543 Kb); Dual action by Maurice Cowhey (359 Kb); Limerick's First Charter and the Mayoralty by Larry Walsh (393 Kb); King John's charter to Limerick (331 Kb); John Hayes (1887-1957) Founder of Muintir na Tire by Eoin Devereux (457 Kb); Richard Pierce McElligott by John Curtin (189 Kb); The White Manuscript by David Lee (244 Kb); Ballinacurra - Three Urban Townlands by Tony Browne (465 Kb); Some transported rebels of 1798 by Tom Donovan (479 Kb); The River Shannon Fishery by John Rennie (896 Kb); A Limerickwoman's account of the Titanic disaster by Des Ryan (306 Kb); Between the sieges, 1690-1691 by Liam Irwin (637 Kb).

Vol. 35, Winter 1998                  Old Limerick Journal, No. 35, Winter 1998  

Those Limerick bells [poem] by Finbar Crowe (181 Kb); Soldiers Houses in Limerick: Story of the Irish Sailors and Soldiers Land Trust (394 Kb) by Anthony O'Brien; William Frewen: Limerick famine scapegoat by Richard Davis (495 Kb); Spirits in Bondage by Morgan McCloskey (300 Kb); Copsewood College by Martin McCormack (542 Kb); The Limerick City Militia 1798 by Kieran Kennedy (573 Kb); More Urban Townlands - Mount Kennett, Courtbrack and Corcanree by Tony Browne (638 Kb); Charlotte Bronte's Kilkee honeymoon by Thomas J. Byrne (1,122 Kb); The Kidnapping of Dr. Herrema by Ciarán O Griofa (268 Kb); James Apjohn of Pallasgrean 1795-1886 by Michael Dwyer (313 Kb); The Munster Fusiliers in the South African War [Boer War] 1899-1902, part 2 (895 Kb)es Ryan; The Rugby International at Limerick, 1898 submitted by John Curtin (544 Kb); Was the Treaty of Limerick Signed on the Treaty Stone? by A. J. O'Halloran (609 Kb); Miscellanea: newspaper extracts supplied by John Curtin (264 Kb).

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