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21 March: Early Music Day

Coming up on 21st March – a whole day of wonderful historic music PLUS a one-day-only exhibition of historic instruments! Hope to see you there!

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Emma-Sophia’s Limerick Gloves

As the first month of Spring draws to a close, the planting in the Georgian garden at No. 2 Pery Square has yet to bloom. However, currently on display in the pink room of the museum (the old dining room of the house) are three pairs of women’s Limerick gloves, embellished with floral embroidery. Visitors […]

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The Flying Perys

A wooden propeller was presented to Limerick Civic Trust in 2018 at St Marys Cathedral by Sylvia, Countess of Limerick, CBE, and her son, Edmund, 7th Earl of Limerick, at the centenary commemoration of the death of Edmund Claude de Vere Pery, Viscount Glentworth (1894-1918). Edmund was the only son of William Pery, 4th Earl […]

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5-9 March: Ceramics Exhibition

Delighted to announce that we will be hosting the Limerick School of Art and Design 3rd year ceramics exhibition this year. It is called TECTONICS. Check out the poster for all the information. From 5th to 9th of March only.

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Margaret Maher’s Bedspread

In 1996, a Limerick woman named Margaret Maher of Pallasgreen, died aged 105. Born in 1891 in the small village of Oola, Margaret began to embroider a bedspread made from the thread and draw strings of flour sacks at the age of ten. This project would take Margaret nearly ten years to finish. The Peoples […]

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April is Poetry Month!

April 2020 is Poetry Month and Limerick Writers Centre are celebrating this every Thursday night at the museum from 8pm. Read a message from Limerick Writers Centre below on how to take part! Yes, it’s coming to that time of year again and we’re busy preparing for April is Poetry Month in Limerick 2020, which […]