Launch of Emly Historical Journal

Launch of Emly Historical Journal

Full hall for our launch of The Emly Historical Journal on Friday night last. Launched by Mary Guinan Darmody and music by local Comhaltas group. A wonderful festive night. Journals available in local shops or contact emly historicalsociety@hotmail.com
‘Remembering and forgetting our childhood times in Emly’; St Ailbe’s Hall; October 15th @ 8pm

‘Remembering and forgetting our childhood times in Emly’; St Ailbe’s Hall; October 15th @ 8pm

Emly Historical Society are will host a talk by Cormac and Diarmuid O’Grada entitled ‘Remembering and forgetting our childhood times in Emly’ in St Ailbe’s Hall on October 15th at 8pm.
Emly Historical Society outing to Dingle on September 14th 2019

Emly Historical Society outing to Dingle on September 14th 2019

Some photo’s from Emly Historical Society tour to Dingle on Saturday Sept 14th. The sun was shining and a great day was had by all.
War of Independence commemoration, Emly, Sunday May 5th 2019

War of Independence commemoration, Emly, Sunday May 5th 2019

Fantastic day of commemoration in Emly on Sunday 5th May 2019 to honour the brave men that died for Ireland in the Emly area during the War of Independence 1919 – 1921.
War of Independence commemoration in Emly May 5, 2019

War of Independence commemoration in Emly May 5, 2019

On Sunday May 5th, Emly Historical Society will host a special event to commemorate all those that died in the Emly area during the War of Independence 1919 – 1921. 2.30pm: The event will begin at 2.30pm in St Ailbe’s Parish Hall with a talk on the War of Independence...
Talk on Maurice Meade

Talk on Maurice Meade

Emly Historical Society are delighted to host a talk by local historian Micheal O’Sullivan on the extraordinary life of Maurice Meade on Wednesday Feb 20th in St Ailbe’s Hall, Emly @ 8.00pm. Local man Meade had the distinction of fighting in the uniforms of 3 different states that were in...
Soloheadbeg ambush, 21st Jan 1919

Soloheadbeg ambush, 21st Jan 1919

On this day in history: 21st Jan 1919 The Soloheadbeg ambush took place , when members of the Irish Volunteers ambushed Royal Irish Constabulary (RIC) officers who were escorting a consignment of gelignite explosives to a local mine at Soloheadbeg, Co. Tipperary. As it happened on the same day that...
DVD Launch, 19 Dec 2018

DVD Launch, 19 Dec 2018

Fantastic launch event last night in Emly of our “Memories of Emly” DVD. Many thanks to all who came to the event and purchased DVD’s on the night. Special thanks to Dr Martin Mansergh who officially launched the DVD on the night. DVD’s on sale for €10 each in local...
Launch of DVD: “Memories of Emly”

Launch of DVD: “Memories of Emly”

Emly Historical Society DVDs, entitled “Memories of Emly”, have arrived and are now available to pre-order before the official launch on Wednesday 19th December. Price is €10 each (+ shipping costs for postal orders). The DVD contains recordings made over the last few years of some of the elder members...
Emly Historical Society. Launch of “Memories of Emly” DVD.

Emly Historical Society. Launch of “Memories of Emly” DVD.

Emly Historical Society are delighted to announce the launch of our DVD entitled “Memories of Emly” on Wednesday 19th December at 8.00pm in St Ailbe’s Hall, Emly. This locally produced DVD contains recordings made over the last few years of some of the elder members of our parish as they...
On this day in history: 27th Oct 1651

On this day in history: 27th Oct 1651

On this day in history: 27th Oct 1651 Limerick City surrenders to the armies of Cromwell after a 6 month siege. Limerick was sieged twice during the Irish Confederate Wars between the alliance of Irish Confederate Catholics and English Royalists fighting against the English Parliament. The second and largest was...