The Little Book of Limerick

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The Little Book of Limerick is a compendium of fascinating, obscure, strange, and entertaining facts about County Limerick. Funny, fast-paced, and fact-packed, it describes the most unusual crimes and punishments, eccentric inhabitants, and strange traditions alongside details of its flora and fauna, sporting heritage, and of course it literary traditions. A reliable reference book and a quirky guide, this can be dipped into time and time again to reveal something new about the people, the heritage, and the secrets of this ancient country.


Sharon Slater is a historical researcher who runs the website, a compendium of facts about county Limerick. She has a masters in Local History from the University of Limerick and regularly gives lectures on the subject.