Limerick Sentence Examples
A limerick is a kind of burlesque epigram, written in five lines.
At the west end of the bridge is preserved the Treaty Stone, on which the Treaty of Limerick was signed in 1691.
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.
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.
In 1848 William Smith O'Brien, M.P. for Limerick, raised a rebellion in Tipperary, and the lower classes in Dublin were greatly agitated.Advertisement
Limerick, Ireland, occupying both banks and an island (King's Island) of the river Shannon, at the head of its estuary, 129 m.
Limerick is said to have been the Regia of Ptolemy and the Rosse-de-Nailleagh of the Annals of Multifernan.
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.
The steamers of the Shannon Development Company ply on the river, and some trade by water is carried on with Limerick, and with Dublin by the river and the Grand and Royal canals.
Called to the Irish bar in 1822, he vigorously administered the Insurrection Act in Limerick for two years, effectually restoring order in the district.Advertisement
In the autumn of 1316 Robert came to his brother, and together they traversed Ireland to Limerick.
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.
The salmon fisheries of the Shannon, for which Limerick is the headquarters of a district, are the most valuable in Ireland.
Schools were established in Cork (181I), Dublin (1812), and Thurles and Limerick (1817).
Soon we rattled across the level crossing with the Cork main line at Limerick Junction.Advertisement
At John's accession (11 99) he was installed in Thomond and was governor of Limerick.
He accompanied the prince of Orange to England in 1688, and during the Irish campaign he took part in the siege of Carrickfergus and the battle of the Boyne, and was wounded at the battle of Limerick.
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.
In recent years competitions of the "missing word" type have had considerable vogue, the competitor, for instance, having to supply the last line of the limerick.
The town rapidly increased from this period in wealth and commercial rank, far surpassing in this respect the rival city of Limerick.Advertisement
In 1799 Charles became aide-de-camp to Sir James Duff, commanding the Limerick district.
However, she looked a filly with a big future when making short work of her rivals in a Limerick maiden in May.
You will find out whether they need one by reading the limerick aloud, keeping to the correct rhythm.
Prospective candidates must submit a limerick with their applications.
You can choose from pieces such as Caribbean Breeze, Marrakesh, Limerick, and Papaya.Advertisement
Whether a riff off of the classic "There once was a girl from Nantucket" or perhaps a rhyme for your sweetheart's name, the limerick has been a treasured form of lewd expression for decades.
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.
Under the Local Government Act of 1898 Limerick became one of the six county boroughs having a separate county council.
Six towns-Dublin, Belfast, Cork, Limerick, Londonderry and Waterford-were constituted county boroughs governed by separate county councils; and five boroughs-Kilkenny, Sligo, Clonmel, Drogheda and Wexford-retained their former corporations.
Dublin came into existence in 840, and Waterford and Limerick appear in history about the same time.
About the year 920 a Viking named Tomrair, son of Elgi, had seized the lower Shannon and established himself in Limerick, from which point constant incursions were made into all parts 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.
Waterford, Drogheda, Dundalk, Cork, Limerick and Galway were not Irish, but rather free cities than an integral part of the kingdom; and many inland towns were in the same position.
Progress to Date Together with the University of Limerick, the Park has the benefits of a fine, riverside parkland site.
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.
The neatness of the form has led to a very extensive use of the limerick for all sorts of mockserious purposes, political, social and sarcastic, and a good many specimens have achieved a popularity which has been all the wider because they have, perforce, been confined to verbal transmission.
It is said that Irish coffee was invented in Limerick County in the 1940s.
The towns of Galway, Limerick and Waterford lost one member each, while Dublin and Belfast were respectively divided into four divisions, each returning one member.
The lower Shannon was more thoroughly occupied by the Norsemen, with which fact the rise of Limerick is associated.
Down and Louth paid black rent to O'Neill, Meath and Kildare to O'Connor, Wexford to the Kavanaghs, Kilkenny and Tipperary to O'Carroll, Limerick to the O'Briens, and Cork to the MacCarthies.
The bishops or abbots of Dublin derived their succession from Canterbury from 1038 to 1162, and the bishops of Waterford and Limerick also sought consecration there.
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.
It stands midway between Clonmel and Tipperary town on the Waterford and Limerick line of the Great Southern and Western railway, 124 m.
Contemporaneous volcanic action is recorded by tuffs and lavas south-east of Limerick and north of Philipstown.
On the other hand, towns like Cork (75,978), Waterford (26,743) and Limerick (38,085), remained almost stationary during the ten years, but the urban districts of Pembroke and of Rathmines and Rathgar, which are practically suburbs of Dublin, showed considerable increases.
The "Golden Vale" in Munster, which stretches from Cashel in Tipperary to near Limerick, probably forms the most fertile part of the country.
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.
The one most often adopted, though sometimes rejected as too mild, was that of the Limerick corporation, hoping " that it may end in another Majuba Hill."
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).
It was not till after the battle of the Boyne (1st of July 1690), and during the siege of Limerick, that Sarsfield came prominently forward.
This aroused the ruler of Limerick, Ivar, who determined to carry the war into Thomond.
After reducing the Desi, who were in alliance with the Northmen of Waterford and Limerick, in 984 he subdued Ossory and took hostages from the kings of East and West Leinster.
The earth-wrinkles of this epoch were turned into a north-easterly direction by the pre-existing Leinster Chain, and the trend of the anticlinal from Limerick to the Slieve' Bloom Mountains, and that of the synclinal of Millstone Grit and CoalMeasures from Cashel through the Leinster coalfield, bear witness to the resistance of this granite mass.
This decisive victory gave the Dalcais Limerick, which they sacked and burnt, and Mathgamain then took hostages of all the chiefs of Munster.