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Bradshaw’s Guide

A descriptive guide to County Limerick

Limerick, the surface of which, although in many places diversified by hills, is not, generally speaking, mountainous, excepting on the south-east, where it is bounded by the Galtees, a ridge of lofty mountains which extend into Tipperary and the borders of Kerry, where the ground gradually rises, and forms a grand amphitheatre of steep mountains, in a wide area from Loghill to Drumcolloher. Returns two members to parliament.

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  • County Limerick : Limerick

    This old seat of the O’Briens, now the capital of Limerick county, a parliamentary borough and a thriving port, has a population of about 67,000, lies in a flat part of Munster 50 miles from the mouth of the Shannon.