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Title: Limerick.com
URL: http://www.Limerick.com
Description: lots of interesting information about Limerick City and County

Title: St Nicholas Center
URL: http://www.stnicholascenter.org
Description: St Nicholas Center, a non-profit with US tax-exempt status, exists solely to spread the word about St Nicholas and to help people understand who Santa Claus/Father Christmas really is. They provide information about the saint, customs from around the world, and a large variety resources for churches, schools, and families to use to celebrate his feast day. There is also a section for children with on-line activities.

Title: KWMap
URL: http://www.kwmap.com
Description: Browse the Keyword Map of Limerickdioceseheritage.org

Title: Echoes of Ballingaddy
URL: http://homepage.tinet.ie/~billyom/Echoes/main.htm
Description: Online version of "O'Mahony, Catherine, Echoes of Ballingaddy, Abbey Printing Works, Kilmallock, 1988", courtesy of Billy O'Mahony

If you have a link that you believe should be listed here, please e-mail us at links@limerickdioceseheritage.org , including the title of the site, the URL, and a brief description of the site.
We will be happy to review all links submitted, and add any that are relevant to this site.


We would like to thank all those who have helped us and contributed to the project since its formation in June 1999.

Bishop Donal Murray
All of those in the Limerick Diocesan Office, including Rev. Michael Wall, Rev. Tony Mullins, Ms Mary Ryan-Mulqueen, Ms Aoife Bresnan, Ms Margaret Dalton and Ms Eileen Flynn
Liam Irwin for correcting and proof-reading our work, and Rev. Michael Breen, for his computer expertise, both of Mary Immaculate College
All of the Parish Priests and local historians and parishioners who showed us the sites of their parishes and provided us with valuable local knowledge
Canon Micheál Liston, for providing books on the history of the Diocese of Limerick
David Fenwick, who was involved in the project at its beginning
Mike Sadlier, for his computer expertise
Thank you to everyone who has contributed to this work. Without all of you this would not have been possible.

Matthew Tobin and Lisa O'Connor.

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"Lessons of the Catastrophe", Irish Independent, Thursday, September 9th 1926
150 Years of Primary Education in Cratloe, McNamara Printers, Shannon, 2000
A Brief Sketch of the History of the Old Dominican Abbey & Convent of Mercy, Limerick, O’Brien & Ards Printers, Dublin, 1913
Barrow, George Lennox, The Round Towers of Ireland, The Academy Press, 1979
Beggan, George, Barony of Pubblebrien
Begley, John Canon, Diocese of Limerick, Vols. I, II, III., Reprint 1993, O’Brien – Toomey, Limerick
Browne, Pius J. A., A History of Bruff & District – M. A. Thesis, 1976-1978 Volume 1, Department of Irish History, UCC, Cork, 1977
Butler, Thomas C., Augustinians in Limerick, Limerick, 1988
Byrnes, Martin, The strange Askeaton Pilgrim, Limerick Leader
Coote, James et al, The ITV Book of the Olympics 776 BC -1980, ITV Books, London, 1980
Corporation of Limerick, Limerick – Official Guide & Street Map, Limerick Leader, Limerick 1999
Costello, Fergus, Corpus Christi Church, Moyross, Limerick 1999Jackson, Robert Wyse, The Story of Limerick, Mercier Press, Dublin 1973
Cratloe News, Cratloe Community Council, 1994-2000
Crawford, Rev. Thomas, Various Documents.
Cronin, Patrick, The Auld Town – A Chronicle of Askeaton, Co. Limerick, Treaty Press, Limerick, 1995
Curtin, Gerard, Recollections of Our Native Valley, Fitzsimons, Shanagolden, 1996
Cusack, Ita, The Little Church
Danaher, Kevin, The Holy Wells of Co. Limerick, Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland, Dublin 1955
Dowd’s Jackson, Robert Wyse, The Story of Limerick, Mercier Press, Dublin 1973
Echoes of the Abbey, from Macalla na Mainistreach, 1998 no.3, 1982 no.1
Egan, Fr. Bartholomew, Franciscan Limerick, John English Ltd., Wexford, 1971
Famine Memorial Park, Kilmallock, Commemoratory Booklet.
Feheny, John M., Ballysteen – The People & The Place, Iverus Publications, Cork, 1988
Fitzmaurice, W. & Hannan, K., In the Shadow of the Spire – A Profile of St. John’s Parish, Limerick Leader, Limerick, 1991
Fleadh Cheoil Luimnigh
Fleming, John, Ardpatrick, Co. Limerick, 1978
Fleming, John, St John’s Cathedral, Limerick, Four Courts Press Ltd., Dublin, 1987
Fleming, Sean & O’Grady, Sean, St Munchin’s College, Limerick, 1796-1996, Limerick 1996
Frost, James, County of Clare – Irish Local Names Explained, George McKern & Sons, Limerick, 1906
Frost, James, The History and Topography of the County of Clare, The Mercier Press, 1978
Galloway, Peter, The Cathedrals of Ireland, The Institute of Irish Studies, The Queen’s University of Belfast, Belfast, 1992
Glenroe-Ballyorgan Parish, God’s Acre
Glesson, Willie, W., A Brief History of St Munchin’s Church
Glór Inse Bán, Nollaig 1997
Hannan, Kevin, Limerick – Historical Reflections, Leader Print, Limerick, 1996
Harrold, John, Bruree – A Very Special Place, Bruree-Rockhill Development Association
Healy, Gerard, The Hidden Excitement of Monaleen & Milford, Pallas Publications, Pallaskenry 1991
Hodkinson, Brian, Excavations at Ballinphunta Wedge Tomb, 1991
Hogan, Arlene, Kilmallock Dominican Priory, Cumann Staire Chill Mocheallog, 1991
Hurley, Richard & Cantwell, Wilfred, Contemporary Irish Church Architecture, Gill & MacMillan, Dublin, 1985
Jackson, Maureen, Old Churches of this Parish
Jackson, Robert Wyse, The Story of Limerick, Mercier Press, Dublin 1973
Kelly, E.P., Tom Condit, “Limerick’s Tara”, Archaeology Ireland,1998
Kelly, Kitty et al, The Parish of St Munchin & St Lelia 1799-1999, Ryan Printers Ltd., Limerick, 1999
Kemmy, Jim (ed.), Limerick Compendium, Dublin 1997
Knott, Mary John, Two Months at Kilkee, William Curry & Co., Dublin, 1836
Knowing Our Community, Thomond Printing Co. Ltd., Limerick
Le Grand, Albert, Jean-Michel Picard (translator), A Seventeenth-Century Life of Saint Senan, 1993
Leaflet for “Restored Sanctuary of Robertstown”, 27th June 1996
Leaflet for “St Senan’s Catholic Church, Foynes
Leaflet for Eucharistic Celebration, 28th September 1996
Lenihan, Maurice, History of Limerick, Reprint 1991, Mercier, Cork
Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of Ireland, Lewis, London, 1837
Limerick – A Handbook of Local History, Treaty Press, Limerick
Liston, Sean, Ed. , Diocesan Heritage Project for the Millennium; Knockaderry/Clouncagh Parish, March 1998
Lyddy, Margaret M., St Joseph's Parish - A History, Treaty Press, Limerick, 1994 Murphy, C. M., Limerick City – An Architectural Guide, Irish Elsvier Printers Ltd., 1986
Lyons, Canon Timothy J., A Century and a Half, Diocesan Heritage Project
Mac Bradai, Yann-Philippe, St. John’s Church, Cratloe, Co. Clare
Mac Leod, Caitríona, "A Carved Oak Nursing Madonna from Askeaton Co. Limerick".
Mainistir na Feile
McCormack, Fr. Martin, Exploring Pallaskenry’s Past – A Journal of Local History, 1995
McCormack, Fr. Martin, Reflections on Kildimo – A Journal of Local History
McMahon, Jerry, North Munster Antiquarian Journal, Vol. 36, 1995
Moloney, M., Limerick's Patron
Murphy, C. M., Limerick City – An Architectural Guide, Irish Elsvier Printers Ltd., Clare 1986
Murphy, E. J., History, Art & Architecture of the Places of Worship in Limerick City, Limerick 1998
Nolan, Myles, Dominicans in Limerick 1227-1977, Limerick, 1977
Ó Caoimh, Tomás, Clonfert to Mount Brandon 2000, Kingdom Printers Ltd., Tralee 2000
O Loineachain, Liam (ed.), Failte go Tournafulla, July 1995
O’Carroll, Cian (ed.), Dowd’s History of Limerick, O’Brien Press, Dublin 1990
O’Connor, Patrick J., Exploring Limerick’s Past, Oireacht na Mumhan, Newcastle West, 1987
O’Connor, Rev. David, Cill Íde, 1997
O’Corrbuí, Máirtín, Kenry: The Story of a Barony in County Limerick, Dundalgan Press a Chlóbhuail, 1975
O’Donovan, J. & Others, Ordnance Survey Letters – Clare Vol. III, M.
O’Flanagan, Bray, 1928
O’Donovan, John, & Curry, Eugene, The Antiquities of County Clare, CLASP Press, 1997
O’Donovan, John, Field Name Books of the City and County of Limerick, with placenames, English and Irish as explained by John O’Donovan, Ordinance Survey, Dublin, 1839-40
O’Healy, Bishop Patrick, and Conn O’Rourke, “The Beatified Martyrs of Ireland (1)”, Irish Theological Quarterly, Issue 64, 1999
O’Mahony, Catherine, Echoes of Ballingaddy, Abbey Printing Works, Kilmallock, 1988
O’Regan, Maurice, History of Kilfinane (local historian)
O’Shaughnessy, Denis, A Spot So Far – Tales from St Mary’s, Leader Print, Limerick 1999
O’Shaughnessy, Denis, The Pig Buyer & The Pope, Leader Print, Limerick, 1999 Seoighe, Manchin, Portrait of Limerick, Hale, London 1982
O’Shaughnessy, Noel, Barraig Eoin
O’Shaughnessy, Noel, In the Footsteps of St Senan
O'Connor, Fifty Years at Mount Saint Alphonsus 1853-1903, Limerick 1903
O'Donovan, John, Eugene Curry, The Antiquities of County Clare, CLASP Press, 1997
O'Donovan, John, et al., Ordinance Survey Letters Clare, Vol. II, Bray, 1928
Ó'Riain, Dónal, & Séamas Ó'Cinnéide, The history and Folklore of Parteen and Meelick, Limerick, 1990
O'Sullivan, John, A History of the Church in Killagholehane and Broadford, 1988
Parish of Manister; concelebrated Mass at the ruins of the Cistercian abbey, 1986.
Postal Directory of Munster
Prendergast, Frank, Mayorstone & Coolraine - A Brief Historical Sketch, Limerick, 1991
Pupils of Cratloe N. S., History of Cratloe Parish, 1971
Reilly, Fiona, Archaeology in the Cratloe Area
Reilly, Fiona, Pre-Conservation Survey of Craughaun Church & Graveyard, Co. Clare, 1996
Ryan, Thomas, The Chapel on the Hill – A Curate’s Chronicle, 1987
Seoige, Mainchin, Co. Limerick – It’s people and places, Treaty, Limerick, 1993
Seoige, Mainchin, Portrait of Limerick, Hale, London 1982
Seoige, Mainchin, The Story of Kilmallock, Kilmallock Historical Society, 1987
Seoige, Manchin, Portrait of Limerick, Hale, London 1982
Seoighe, Mainchin, Co. Limerick – It’s people and places, Treaty, Limerick, 1993
Seoighe, Mainchín, Dromin/Athlacca, Glór na nGael, Limerick, 1979
Seoighe, Mainchin, Portrait of Limerick, Hale, London, 1982
Sheehan, John, A Corner of Limerick, Limerick, 1989
Simington, Robert C., Civil Survey, Govt. Publications, Dublin, 1938
Spellissy S., O’Brien J., Limerick – The Rich Land, Spellissy-O’Brien, Ennis 1989
Spellissy, S., Clare – County of Contrast, Connacht Tribune, Galway, 1987
Spellissy, S., O’Brien J., Limerick – The Rich Land, Spellissy-O’Brien, Ennis, 1989
Spellissy, Sean, The History of Limerick City, The Celtic Bookshop, Limerick 1998
Spellissy, Sean, The History of Limerick City, The Celtic Bookshop, Limerick 1998
St. Munchin’s Folk 1948/9, Limerick Leader, Limerick, 1948/9
Stalley, Roger, The Cistercian Monasteries of Ireland, Yale University Press, London, 1987
Stalley, Roger, The Cistercian Monasteries of Ireland, Yale University Press, London, 1987
Stewart, D., History of Monaleen/Castletroy District, Salesian Press Trust Ltd, Pallaskenry
Talbot, M. J., The Monuments of St Mary’s Cathedral, Treaty Press, Limerick 1976
Taylor, Kathleen, “St Colmog’s Well”, Ballyguiltenane Rural Journal,1996-7
The Kerryman, Saturday March 16th 1935
Toomey, Tom, Harry Greensmyth, An Antique and Storied Land, McKern’s Ltd.,1991
Treasures of Early Irish Art, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1977
Tynan, Michael Mgr., Our Lady of the Rosary Church - A Booklet, Carlton Publishing Co
Ua Cróinín, Risteárd & Breen, Martin, The Three Cratloes
Walsh, Laurence, Historic Limerick – The City & its Treasures
Westropp, T. J., A Survey of the Ancient Churches in the County of Limerick, Royal Irish Academy, 1905
Westropp, T. J., Churches of County Clare, University Press, Dublin, 1900
Westropp, Thomas Johnson, A Survey of the Ancient Churches in the County of Limerick, Royal Irish Academy, Dublin 1905
Yataki, Anne, “A Taste of the Unseen”, Farmer’s Journal, 1999

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