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Thomas Fitzgerald Centre  Bruff Co. Limerick

Thomas Fitzgerald Centre Bruff Co. Limerick

The story connecting the rural town of Bruff, in County Limerick, and the 35th President of the United States of America began in 1852. It was then, following the great famine, that a young emigrant named Thomas Fitzgerald left his native home in Bruff, and made his...
Heritage Hub

Heritage Hub

Ballyhoura Failte has packaged unique tour options for Lough Gur, Bruff, Bruree and Kilmallock. The one and two day itineraries are suitable for individuals, groups and families and are ideal for active retired, ICA groups, archaeological and historical societies etc....
Clan Search – Trace your Ancestors

Clan Search – Trace your Ancestors

“How to Trace your Family trees” at Mitchelstown Library” (See Below) Millions of people emigrated from Ireland over the centuries, mainly via the port of Cobh. This harbour was the main port for transatlantic passengers throughout the nineteenth century....
Castlegarde, Cappamore.

Castlegarde, Cappamore.

Castlegarde is a five storey castle originally said to be located in Co. Tipperary. Names:  Garth, Kass Lannengard, Castle na Garde, Castle Garre.   1198 – Built by the O’Briens (with the Normans).  The largest stones being raised onto platforms...
King John’s Castle-Limerick

King John’s Castle-Limerick

Have fun exploring King Johns Castle, enjoy magnificent views and imagine a Norman soldiers life in this medieval fortress. Reach out and touch the past through a wide range of new technologies and specialist multi media techniques. Join in the living interpretation...