Irishtown is one of the oldest districts in Limerick dating from the Middle Ages.The district evolved on the southern banks of the Abbey River as the City of Limerick, located on the southern part of King's Island as an island city from the time of its foundation, grew beyond its boundaries.Over morning coffee, we introduce you to your day ahead to experience Ireland’s Ancient East.
It’s a time to share stories, stories of the past with hints of Downton Abbey.
The area along with Englishtown and Newtown Pery forms Limerick City Centre.
Aoife Ryan was born and has lived most of her life in Limerick; her professional background is in law, administration and human resources.
Though initially a recreational genealogist, Aoife studied History of the Family and Genealogical Methods in the University of Limerick and began working with Limerick Genealogy in early 2013, where she has received in-depth training specific to genealogy in Limerick.
The citadel is located in Irishtown and today is located in the grounds of St. It was here during the Siege of Limerick (1690) that 4.000 of William of Orange's troops were blown to bits during the massed assault on the Black Battery on the Walls of Limerick at Irishtown Today, very little of the historical urban fabric remains in Irishtown despite being one of the oldest areas of Limerick and located close to the present day city centre.