Happy Heritage Week! This year’s theme is EDUCATION so we thought what better way to celebrate Limerick’s educational heritage than by showing you some of our most historic schools? There are some brilliant and fascinating schools in our Georgian neighbourhood around the museum, so we have designed a mini walking tour, entirely FREE for Heritage […]
We are excited to bring you this new initiative! We are now running wonderful walking tours. Our museum is situated in the centre of one of the most historic parts of Limerick City – in Newtownpery – which was built in the eighteenth century as an exciting new planned town. It contains some of the […]
A beautiful little modern art exhibition is on show at the moment in our piano nobile. Come in & see ‘Contemporary Praxis’ curated by Georgie Vargemezi, til end July. Mon-Fri 10-2 right now but extended hours restarting next week! #SupportLimerickArt
Socially-distanced oil painting classes every Monday morning in our big bright basement kitchen! Max 4 participants – see Stephen’s poster and give him a shout on email@example.com to book.
Grab a drink, a snack, three of your cleverest pals, and join us for a night of fun from your own home. Limerick Civic Trust needs your help to bridge our fundraising gap during this pandemic, and what better way to support the vital work we do on the historic streets of Limerick than enjoying […]
BREAKING NEWS! Limerick Museum and the People’s Museum of Limerick have joined forces to establish an exciting and innovative project on Limerick’s experience of the Covid-19 pandemic. The two museums want the people of Limerick both at home and abroad to send them stories and pictures about their response to the crisis. These will be […]
2020 is the 150th anniversary year of Limerick Regatta. Currently on display at The People’s Museum of Limerick is the striking Limerick Regatta Committee and Limerick Boat Club trophy collection, dating from 1870 to 1970. The 1879 ‘Ladies Plate’ forms part of the collection. First presented by Limerick Boat Club, the trophy was manufactured in […]
In the People’s Museum of Limerick, we have some telegrams on display. “Nobody knows Limerick like the telegram boy. We know every avenue, road, street, terrace, mews, place, close, lane. Jaysus… there isn’t a door in Limerick we don’t know.” (1) This quote is from Angela’s Ashes, a best-selling autobiography by Limerick-born writer, Frank McCourt. […]
On display at The People’s Museum of Limerick are three eclectic portraits of Limerick-born prima donna, Catherine Hayes. The portraits are exhibited in three spaces of the museum. In the reception area, a portrait of Hayes in pastel and conté forms part of visual artist Thomas Ryan’s twenty-four portraits of prominent Limerick people. A glass […]
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!