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  Limerick - Open Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Limerick (Irish: Luimneach) is a city and county seat of County Limerick in the province of Munster, in the midwest of the Republic of Ireland.
Limerick grew rich through trade in the late 18th century, but the Act of Union in 1800, and the famine caused a crippling economy decline only broken by the so-called Celtic Tiger in the 1990s.
Limerick is at the heart of the region dubbed "the Midwest".
open-encyclopedia.com /Limerick,_Ireland   (1014 words)

 Limerick - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Limerick is twinned with Quimper in France and Spokane, Washington in the United States.
Limerick Printmakers Studio and Gallery is a relatively new arts organisations in the city, providing studio facilities to local artists and an exhibition space.
Limerick's music scene is one of the most vibrant and creative in the Republic, producing bands such as The Cranberries, Woodstar, The Hitchers, Tuesday Blue, 22, Giveamanakick and Headgear.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Limerick,_Ireland   (1477 words)

 University of Limerick article - University of Limerick 1972 Limerick Republic Ireland http://www.ul.ie National ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
The University of Limerick (UL) was established in 1972 as the National Institute for Higher Education, Limerick and became a university by statute in 1989.
Mary Immaculate College, Limerick currently functions under the College of Education and focuses on primary education programmes.
The university is located on a 200 acre (0.8 km²) site in the 600 acre (2.4 km²) National Technological Park at Plassey three miles from Limerick City.
www.what-means.com /encyclopedia/University_of_Limerick   (429 words)

 Limerick - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
On display are the 9th century, a sketch by Picasso and a bronze sculpture of a horse, said to be from a design by Leonardo da Vinci.
Limerick is an important centre of higher education in Ireland, having its own university and several colleges.
Limerick's music scene is one of the most vibrant and creative in the Republic, producing bands such as The Cranberries, Woodstar, The Hitchers, Tuesday Blue, 22, and Giveamanakick.
www.americancanyon.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Limerick_City   (1183 words)

 Limerick, Ireland
Limerick is a compact, walkable city where most of the sights and attractions are within a stone's throw of each other.
County Limerick is compact and roughly rectangular in shape, bounded to the north by the spreading estuary of the River Shannon, the longest river and most important natural feature in Ireland, and to the south by the Mullaghareirk and Galtee mountains.
In the east of the county, the land falls in gentle terraces and slopes to the lush lowlands of the Shannon valley and the shores of Lough Derg.
worldfacts.us /Ireland-Limerick.htm   (1883 words)

 AllRefer.com - Limerick, city, Republic of Ireland (British And Irish Political Geography) - Encyclopedia
Preserved in Limerick is the Treaty Stone on which was signed (1691) the treaty granting the Irish Catholics certain rights, chiefly the guarantee of political and religious liberty.
The repeated violations of this treaty during the reigns of William III and Queen Anne caused Limerick to be called City of the Violated Treaty.
Limerick is the site of a teacher's college and the National Institute for Higher Education, a branch of the National Univ. of Ireland.
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 WPI Global Perspective Program - Limerick, Ireland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Limerick is Ireland’s third largest city, and a center for both tourism and business, yet it retains the charm and feel of a small community in many ways.
Limerick’s center is located on the River Shannon, and features both medieval and Georgian influences; the outskirts of the city are home to a number of high-technology business parks and a major university.
The areas surrounding Limerick are famous for their natural beauty and historical significance; the Republic of Ireland is small enough so that it can be explored from end to end in a series of weekend excursions.
www.wpi.edu /Academics/Depts/IGSD/Projects/Limerick   (308 words)

 Limerick Ireland
The county of Limerick is located on Ireland’s southwest coast between Clare and Kerry.The county is bounded by the wide mouth of the Shannon estuary to the northwest, the high peaks of the Galtee mountains to the southeast and Co. Kerry to the west.
Location: Limerick City is set in the north-east of County Limerick on the mouth of the Shannon estuary.
Limerick City began to prosper in the 1950s and 1960s with the industrial development arising from Shannon Airport, the geographical location of which made it the first suitable landing site for long-distance air travel from and to America.
tourlimerick.com /web/places/limerick.html   (435 words)

 GENUKI: County Limerick
"Limerick, a county of Ireland, province of Munster, bounded N by the Shannon which separates it from Clare, S by Cork, NE and E by Tipperary, and W by Kerry, 51 m.
The parish map of the Limerick Catholic Diocese.
County of Limerick, from Lewis' 1837 Atlas, Counties of Ireland.
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 Total Ireland - Limerick
Much of County Limerick is low and undulating-particularly in the east, where it forms part of the rich plain known as the Golden Vale.
Limerick city, standing where the River Shannon becomes tidal, is an historic place with many interesting features; it is also an important port and industrial centre.
Ireland's third largest city, Limerick, is home to a grid of gracious Georgian terraces and earlier medieval town plans.
totalireland.com /limerick   (316 words)

 UW - Eau Claire | Center for International Education - Limerick, Ireland
At the heart of the Shannon Region in Ireland's Midwest, Limerick is a vibrant city of considerable historic and literary interest.
The University of Limerick (UL) was established in 1972, on an old estate three miles from the city.
The campus of the University of Limerick is similar in size to UW-Eau Claire.
www.uwec.edu /CIE/sac/program/limerick.htm   (1289 words)

 Welcome to the Diocese of Limerick
The eastern strip is in Cashel and Emly and in Killaloe.
Limerick Youth Service helps young people to grow and take their place in their community through the promotion of personal, social and spiritual development programmes.
Limerick Social Service helping to promote the dignity and growth of individuals, families and groups.
www.limerickdiocese.org   (367 words)

 Limerick Budget Guide  - Limerick city Ireland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Located on the west coast, Limerick is Ireland’s city of opportunity.
Dominated by the might of the River Shannon, Limerick, a city of historic contrast, with a mediaeval core and later a Georgian city, provides a vibrant and strong cultural and commercial centre for it’s citizens.
Limerick warmly welcomes its guests, and offers an extensive range of restaurants, museums, shops, art galleries, attractions, golf, and other outdoor pursuits, to ensure an enjoyable and memorable visit.
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 City of Limerick - 1 2 Travel - Ireland Travel Information Guide
Limerick City, Capital of the Shannon Region, has a colorful and fascinating history with Castles, ancient walls and museums testament to its past.
However, the opening of the University of Limerick, the first university established since the independence, marked a change in the fortunes of Limerick.
The Limerick of the 21st century is a busy and progressive city which is also a seat of learning, housing the 8000 students of the University of Limerick.
www.12travel.com /ie/Shannon/Limerick.html   (533 words)

 Limerick Hotels - Limerick Ireland Tourism - Limerick Bed & Breakfast (B&B) and Accommodation - ...
This county, where the Shannon, Ireland's longest river, meets the Atlantic Ocean, is a pleasant, laregely rural county.
Limerick City is only a short distance from Shannon Airport, Ireland's second international airport.
County Limerick is bordered by counties Clare, Cork, Kerry, and Tipperary, and is located in the southwest of Ireland.
www.limericktourist.com   (619 words)

 limerick --  Encyclopædia Britannica
The Norse, who sacked the early settlement in 812, made it the principal town of their kingdom of Limerick; they were expelled at the end of the 10th century by the Irish hero Brian Boru.
The origin of the limerick is unknown, but it has been suggested that the name derives from the chorus of an 18th-century...
A limerick is a popular form of short, humorous verse that is usually nonsensical and often vulgar.
www.britannica.com /eb/article-9048300   (704 words)

 Bruff County Limerick Ireland.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Situated 15 miles due south of Limerick City and 5 miles north of Kilmallock, Bruff; is surrounded by countryside of great natural beauty.
To the north is Lough Gur a horseshoe shaped lake bounded on three sides by hills and a haven for water fowl and varied wild life.
Bruff (pop 800) reputed to have had a population of 2000 before the mass immigration of the famine years has a main street that slopes from Collinstown, a neat row of houses on the Limerick road, to the bridges (2) over the Morning Star.
www.bruff.demon.co.uk   (476 words)

 Limerick Ancestry, Ireland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
The Local Authorities of Limerick City and County have funded the service for the past few years but due to current deficits in their budgets they have withdrawn their support.
County Limerick is on the west coast of Ireland, situated at the mouth of the River Shannon, with a population of approximately 170,000.
The population of County Limerick dropped by 21% during the 1840's and continued to decline until 1900 as a result of continued emigration.
www.irishroots.net /Limerick.htm   (348 words)

 limerick --  Britannica Concise Encyclopedia - The online encyclopedia you can trust!
It consists of five lines, rhyming aabba, and the dominant metre is anapestic, with two feet in the third and fourth lines and three feet in the others.
The origin of the term is obscure, but a group of poets in County Limerick, Ire., wrote limericks in Irish in the 18th century.
county borough, port, and chief town of County Limerick, Ireland, occupying both banks and King's Island of the River Shannon at the head of its estuary.
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 Limerick, Ireland, Pictures
Limerick, city in the southwestern Ireland, county borough of county Limerick, at the head of the estuary of the Shannon River.
The city is divided into English Town, on King's Island; Irish Town, which includes the oldest part of the city (dating from the 9th-century Norse settlement), and lies to the south of the river; and Newtown-Pery, to the south of Irish Town, dating from 1769.
We stayed in a farm house near this little bridge,Around this area are a lot of wild life, such as pheasants, stoats, badgers,hares and the cuckoo bird.County Limerick.
www.greatestcities.com /Europe/Ireland/Limerick_city.html   (147 words)

 Welcome to www.limerickpost.ie - Daily News,Free Classifieds,Property,Jobs,Motoring,Events
AS SOON as plans are drawn up a planning application will be submitted to Limerick City Council for the transfer of use of a development alr......
AS PREDICTED by many political pundits in Limerick, the city’s mayor, Cllr Diarmuid Scully is throwing his hat in the ring to secure a Dail......
LIMERICK County Council members voted overwhelmingly against a controversial proposal to change an aspect of the County Development Plan, th......
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 Limerick County, Ireland
People said that they came from A, B, or C, possibly in such and such a county in Ireland, and the thing is, that today, some people don't know if their ancestors were talking about the Civil Parish that they came from or the Religious parish or Barony or which division.
In the Topographical Dictionary of Ireland, 1837, we find Samuel Lewis describing Civil Parishes which are not listed in any Parish directory that we find today, and are not listed in the 'Index to Townlands etc' of 1851.
Some cover only Limerick, while others take in parts of the surrounding counties or are districts whose main town is in another county and which covers only part of Co. Limerick.
www.from-ireland.net /contents/limerickconts.htm   (2859 words)

 County Limerick Ireland : Index Ireland
Limerick City Enterprise Board - Limerick City Enterprise Board was set up as a local enterprise advisory and support agency.
Limerick.com - Limerick.com is a portal for Limerick City and County with information on sport, business, shopping, leisure as well as historic and current news about the largest city on the west coast of Ireland.
Meet Limerick-Shannon - Meet Limerick-Shannon is the official Conference and Sports Bureau for the Limerick and Clare area and is a private / public sector co-operative initiative, involving almost all of the top venues in the Region.
indexireland.com /regional/limerick   (260 words)

 IPCC 2005 Home
Come to IPCC 2005 in Limerick, Ireland, to explore these connections and share knowledge.
Limerick Travel is happy to work with you on travel, lodging, tours, etc.
If you are traveling with small children, ask Limerick Travel for recommendations for comfortable housing for the family.
ieeepcs.org /limerick   (249 words)

 The Anarchist Encyclopedia from the Daily Bleed: A Gallery of Saints & Sinners; Labor, Radical, Arts, Authors, Poets, ...
The Limerick Soviet is cited in an excellent site devoted to General Strikes globally, http://www.dnai.com/~figgins/generalstrike/europe/ireland.html
The Limerick Soviet is included in the Irish History on the Web page, at their page on "Radical, Labor & Leftist Irish History", with many links, http://wwwvms.utexas.edu/~jdana/history/radical.html
Aileen O'Carroll's, The Limerick Soviet of 1919, provides notes for a talk she gave, at http://flag.flened.net/revolt/talks/limerick.html
www.eskimo.com /~recall/bleed/sinners/LimerickSoviet.htm   (294 words)

 Tourist Accommodation Limerick Ireland : Index Ireland
Limerick Strand - The Limerick Strand Hotel is fortunate to be situated in the heart of the bustling city of Limerick and within easy reach of some of the most magnificent Irish west—coast scenery, including The Burren and Cliffs of Moher.
Summerville & Westbourne Budget Accomodation - Our modern facilities are on Limericks Dock Road, just a short walk or drive from the city centre, and adjacent to the Mary Immaculate Teacher Training College.
The Old Quarter Lodge - The Old Quarter, located in the heart of Limerick City, consists of an art deco themed cafe/pub, a restaurant and a lodge.
www.indexireland.com /tourism/accommodation/limerick/more3.htm   (337 words)

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Situated 4kms from Limerick City centre, just off the main Dublin Road close to "Chawke's"...
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Abbeyvilla is a warm spacious family run guest house situated in Ireland's prettiest village/heritage town.
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