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  • Short descriptions of Sarsfield, Thomond, Baal’s, Matthew, Athlunkard, Park and O’Dwyer Bridges, no source

  • Short descriptions of Sarsfield, Thomond, Athlunkard, O’Dwyer , Baal’s and Matthew Bridges, Corporation Guide to Limerick, no date

  • Old Limerick Bridges by James Grene Barry [Thomond, Baal’s Bridges] & note re. Thomond Bridge by J. F. Lynch, Journal of the North Munster Archaeological Society, vol. I no. I, 1909, p.7-13

  • Elevations of all the Shannon bridges [incl. O’Brien’s, Athlunkard, Thomond and Wellesley (Sarsfield) Bridges], Shell Guide to the Shannon by Ruth Delaney

  • Short descriptions of Thomond, Baal’s, Matthew and Sarsfield Bridges, Limerick: A Handbook of Local History, p117-8

  • Extract from History of Limerick by Maurice Lenihan (1866) on New and Old Bridges of Limerick, p469-476

  • Note re the bridges of Limerick [Thomond, Wellesley (Sarsfield) & Mathew Bridges], North Munster Antiquarian Journal, vol. 6 no. 2, 1950, p60-62

  • Steeplejacks and Limerick bridge history, Limerick Leader 12/5/1951, p7

  • Photograph showing Sarsfield and Shannon Bridges, Irish Independent, 28/10/1992 

  • Extract from article The Corbally District by Kevin Hannan re. Park & Athlunkard Bridges, Old Limerick Journal no. 26, Winter 1989, p21

Abbey Bridge

Athlunkard Bridge

Baal’s Bridge

Barrington’s Bridge, Lisnagry

  • Photograph, Old Limerick Journal  no. 24, p12

Black Bridge, Plassey

Canal Bridge

  • Photograph, the Canal Bridge, with Tom Bull’s house…, Old Limerick Journal no. 3, p6

Carey’s Road, Railway Bridge

Grove Island

Kennedy Bridge

‘Living Bridge’

Mathew Bridge

  • Drawing by Samuel Frederick Brocas, 1819, Old Limerick Journal no. 24, p23
  • Photograph, 1940s, Old Limerick Journal no. 24, p106

  • Family rescued from their barge, Irish Times 16/8/2001, p6

O’Brien’s Bridge, Co. Clare [connects to Montpelier, Co. Limerick]

  • Photograph, Across Deep Waters: Bridges of Ireland by Michael Barry, p150 

  • A lordly tale article re O’Brien’s Bridge, Thomond & Sarsfield Bridges and the Limerick docks by Martin Byrnes, Limerick Chronicle 25/4/2006

Sylvester O’Halloran Bridge

Park / O’Dwyer Bridge



Sarsfield / Wellesley Bridge

Shannon Bridge

Thomond Bridge




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