Limerick Bridges

GUINNESS BRIDGE - or KEVIN HANNAN BRIDGE, Foot Bridge on Canal Bank, built 1996.
ATHLUNKARD BRIDGE - Designed and built by J.A. and Geo Rich Pain Architects. Commenced June 1826, completed 1830.
KENNEDY BRIDGE, RED PATH, CORBALLY
FOOTBRIDGE OVER THE MILL RACE, RED PATH, CORBALLY.
TWO ARCH ROAD BRIDGE OVER THE MILL STREAM, END OF MILL ROAD, CORBALLY.
FOOTBRIDGE OVER THE MILL STREAM, CORBALLY.
SHANNON RAILWAY BRIDGE
O'DWYER BRIDGE. This bridge is dedicated to THE MOST REV. DR. E.T. O'DWYER Bishop of Limerick (1886 - 1917) an Honorary Freeman of the City in recognition of his great service to Church and Country A.D. 1931.
THE ABBEY BRIDGE - Opened on the 6th December 1999 by Minister for Environment & Local Government Mr. Noel Dempsey T.D. In the presence of Cllr. Jack Bourke Mayor of Limerick. The Manager & Town Clerk Mr. B. Keating. Consulting Engineer Mr. G. O'Sullivan. Consulting Engineers J.B. Barry & Partners. Contractor Uniform Construction Ltd.,
LOCK QUAY BRIDGE - Built 1757. Restored in 1995/6 by Limerick Civic Trust. Assisted by FAS Community Employment. Winner of FAS Infrastructure Award 1995. John G. McMahon & Assoc. Architects. Gibson O'Connor, Engineers.
BAAL'S BRIDGE - This bridge was erected by virtue of an Act of the X11th of Geo. the 1V. The Rt. Hon. Thos. Spring Rice M.P. for the City of Limerick. Commenced taking down the old Bridge Nov. 1830. The new Bridge finished 1831
MATHEW BRIDGE - Constructed for in the year 1844 during the Mayoralty of the Right Worshipful William I. Geary M.D. The expenses of its erection borne by the Corporation and by Presentments from the County and City Grand Juries. Opened in the Month of June 1846. The Right Worshipful E.F.G .Ryan Mayor. W.H. Owen Architects. John Duggan Builders. John F. Raleigh Esq. Town Clerk. Francis I. O'Neill Esq. Treasurer.
SYLVESTER O'HALLORAN BRIDGE - This bridge was erected by LIMERICK CIVIC TRUST. It was officially opened by the Right Worshipful Cllr. Jack Bourke Mayor of Limerick on 21st March 1987.
SHANNON BRIDGE
THOMOND BRIDGE - This bridge was built A.D. 1840 at the expense of the Corporation of the Borough of Limerick. This tablet was placed here by order of the Town Council A.D. 1843. The Right Worshipful Martin Horan Mayor. John F. Raleigh esq. Town Clerk. Francis I. O'Neil?? Treasurer. James & G.R. Pain Architects.
PARK ROAD BRIDGE

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Liz Whelan Stenerson | Reply 29.09.2017 21.08

I discovered this while chance researching info on my mother's uncle, John O'Halloran (1884).His birthplace was listed as St. Thomas Island. Great info.

Paul Healy | Reply 08.10.2016 13.14

Your missing the Kevin Hannon bridge (top of the canal) or Guinness bridge,

Ann 09.10.2016 00.50

You're right Paul, just rectified that now.

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05.12 | 01:07

I would love an historical tour of the Mill Road. I am delighted to have found your memories and descriptions of the Mill Road. Thanks for sharing it. Nuala

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22.11 | 19:07

Hi there..would I be able to get a print of the picture of the baths for my aunty....she grew up and learned to swim there so it would be a nice pic as a gift..

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18.11 | 22:01

Hi Mary, You must have known the area well living so close. Kind Regards.

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18.11 | 21:58

Hi Noel, I remember you from Peter Street, you took a great chance going on to the Pool with your motorbike during the big freeze in early 60's

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