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#OTD in Irish History – 27 May:

1224 – Cathal Crobhdearg Ua Conchobair, king of Connacht and brother of Rory O’Connor, dies at the age of 72. This finally opens the way for the Norman occupation of Connacht. 1,138 more words

Irish History

Alternative Eats: Limerick

Lindsay Nygren is a PhD student at University of Limerick. Check out her survival guide to eating out in Limerick City with dietary restrictions!  862 more words


The Old Fire Station: Limerick's Newest Vegan Friendly Café

Foodies of Limerick – check out this review of the brand new Limerick vegetarian/vegan restaurant by UL international student, Angie Wiesgal! Check out her Vegetarian and Vegan Guide to Limerick… 548 more words


1921 – The bodies of three British soldiers killed by the IRA are found near Woodford, Co Galway.

There has long been discussion whether the three soldiers were deserters or spies.

The bodies of three British soldiers; Privates Williams, Walker and Morgan of the Oxford and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry, were discovered by a farmer on the Woodford to Cahir road near the shores of Lough Attorick at Poolagoond near the Clare/Galway border. 215 more words

Irish History

Today in Irish History – 9 December:

1791 – Birth of politician and diplomat, Sir Thomas Wyse, in St John, Co Waterford.

1845 – Frederick Douglass delivers a speech in Belfast: ‘The Cambria Riot, My Slave Experience, and My Irish Mission’. 604 more words

Irish History

Student Tested & Approved: 9 Best Things to do in Limerick

In this collaborative blog, international students at the University of Limerick pick their best tried & tested things to do in Limerick city. Find out what students from the US, Romania, Germany and more have been getting up to while studying at UL! 983 more words