Genealogy research by Mark Humphrys,
This was built as a Chamber of Commerce in 1805.
Three O'Maras were Mayors here:
It ceased to be the Town Hall in 1990.
The Old Town Hall was restored by Richard Humphreys in 1992.
It was occupied for a time by the Mid West Business Institute (now Griffith College Limerick).
Called the Old Town Hall Centre.
It was bought for a planned shopping centre re-development called "The Opera Centre".
The re-development never happened.
The Town Hall is now vacant, boarded up, awaiting re-development.
See entry at NIAH.
The Old Town Hall, Limerick. See full size.
See alternative shot (courtesy of Richard Humphreys).
See 2008 photo courtesy of Richard Humphreys.
See 2009 photo courtesy of Richard Humphreys.
Plaque at front door.
2009 photo. Courtesy of Richard Humphreys.
See full size.
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