From Limerick by the Great Southern & Western railway.
The Limerick and Sligo line of the Great Southern and Western passes from south to north-east by way of Claremorris.
The principal industrial establishments include flour-mills (Limerick supplying most of the west of Ireland with flour), factories for bacon-curing and for condensed milk and creameries.
Of Limerick on the Great Southern & Western railway.
In 1199-1201 he was supporting in turn Cathal Carrach and Cathal Crovderg for the native throne, but he was expelled from Limerick in 1203, and, losing his Connaught, though not his Munster estates, died in 1205.
From Dublin on a branch from Thurles of the Great Southern & Western railway, which makes a junction here with the Waterford and Limerick line of the same company.
At the west end of the bridge is preserved the Treaty Stone, on which the Treaty of Limerick was signed in 1691.
From 11°6 till its conquest by the English in 1174 it was the seat of the kings of Thomond or North Munster, and, although in 1179 the kingdom of Limerick was given by Henry II.
In the following year he so stubbornly resisted Ireton's attack on Limerick that he was excepted from the benefit of the capitulation, and, after being condemned to death and reprieved, was sent as a prisoner to the Tower of London.
At the beginning of the 12th century the rochet is mentioned, under the name of camisia, by Gilbert of Limerick and by Honorius, and, somewhat later, by Gerloh of Reichersperg as tunica talaris.
In 1848 William Smith O'Brien, M.P. for Limerick, raised a rebellion in Tipperary, and the lower classes in Dublin were greatly agitated.
Limerick, Ireland, occupying both banks and an island (King's Island) of the river Shannon, at the head of its estuary, 129 m.
Schools were established in Cork (181I), Dublin (1812), and Thurles and Limerick (1817).
A limerick is a kind of burlesque epigram, written in five lines.
From Dublin by the Ballybrophy and Limerick branch of the Great Southern & Western railway.
From Dublin on the Ballybrophy and Limerick branch of the Great Southern & Western railway.
From Waterford by the Waterford & Limerick line of the Great Southern & Western railway.
Of Galway on the Limerick && Sligo branch of the Great Southern & Western railway.
The salmon fisheries of the Shannon, for which Limerick is the headquarters of a district, are the most valuable in Ireland.
When the cause of King James was ruined in Ireland, Sarsfield arranged the capitulation of Limerick and sailed to France on the 22nd of December 1691 with many of his countrymen who entered the French service.
LIMERICK, a name which has been adopted to distinguish a certain form of verse which began to be cultivated in the middle of the 19th century.
Called to the Irish bar in 1822, he vigorously administered the Insurrection Act in Limerick for two years, effectually restoring order in the district.
Limerick, Ireland, on the left bank of the Shannon, 8 m.
His capture of a convoy of military stores at one of the two places called Ballyneety between Limerick and Tipperary, delayed the siege of the town till the winter rains forced the English to retire.
There are remains of a castle from which the town took its name, which was the seat of the kings of Thomond, and was blown up by General Ginkel at the time of the siege of Limerick (1690).
KILMALLOCK, a market town of county Limerick, Ireland, in the east parliamentary division, 1244 m.
M., and covers the whole of the county Kilkenny, with parts of Waterford, Cork and Limerick, Tipperary, Carlow, King's and Queen's counties.
LIMERICK, a city, county of a city, parliamentary borough, port and the chief town of Co.
Limerick is said to have been the Regia of Ptolemy and the Rosse-de-Nailleagh of the Annals of Multifernan.
There is a tradition that it was visited by St Patrick in the 5th century, but it is first authentically known as a settlement of the Danes, who sacked it in 812 and afterwards made it the principal town of their kingdom of Limerick, but were expelled from it towards the close of the 10th century by Brian Boroimhe.
The powers of the corporation were remodelled by the Limerick Regulation Act of 1823.
Writs for another parliament in the same year were addressed in addition to the counties of Waterford, Cork and Limerick; the liberties and crosses of Ulster, Wexford, Tipperary and Kerry; the cities of Waterford, Cork and Limerick; and the towns of Youghal, Kinsale, Ross, Wexford and Kilkenny.
The Irish cause produced one great achievement - the defence of Limerick, and one great leader - Patrick Sarsfield.
Even the siege of Limerick showed the irreconcilable divisions which had nullified the efforts of 1641.
Irish rhetoric commonly styles Limerick " the city of the violated treaty."
Three IrishAmericans were convicted, of whom one, John Daly, who was sentenced to penal servitude for life, lived to be mayor of Limerick in 1899.
Dublin came into existence in 840, and Waterford and Limerick appear in history about the same time.
The lower Shannon was more thoroughly occupied by the Norsemen, with which fact the rise of Limerick is associated.
This aroused the ruler of Limerick, Ivar, who determined to carry the war into Thomond.
This decisive victory gave the Dalcais Limerick, which they sacked and burnt, and Mathgamain then took hostages of all the chiefs of Munster.
King Sigtrygg founded the bishopric of Dublin in 1035, and the early bishops of Dublin, Waterford and Limerick were all consecrated by the English primate.
At the beginning of the 12th century Gilbert, bishop of Limerick and papal legate, succeeded in winning over Celsus, bishop of Armagh (d.