Limerick Local Customs

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  • 1. Irish Language

    The Limerick City accent is very high and sing-songy and everybody will call you 'luv'. :)Dont call them luv back unless you can do the accent, it'll sound a bit silly. The accent is slightly nasal...

  • 2. Old Limerick curses!

    Dated back to the 400s or so, an old curse was cast on Limerick city by the city's earliest bishop and it's patron saint Munchin when his fellow Limerickmen would not help him build a church, so in a...

  • 3. Smirting & The Smoking Ban

    Smirting is a combination of the words smoking + flirting, geddit? It started when people had to go out for a ciggie after the ban was enforced, and got...

  • 4. Saturday afternoon 5pm.

    The main tourist areas O'Connel Street and King's Island start to close down.After 6pm rien ne va plus.In the pub you usally have the choice between Guiness and...

  • 5. Packet & Tripe (Still eaten today)

    Jim Kemmy, a local historan and scholar, wrote about packet and tripe:" Packet and tripe, washed down with strong sweet tea has been found to be easily...

  • 6. The Good Ole Sing Song

    In Limerick as in many town in Ireland people love to sing especially after a few drinks.There is well know Limerick song that I have grown up listening to:...

  • 7. Limerick verses

    One of the first things people think of about Limerick are of course, limericks. You know, those mischevious witty 5 line verses. Check the URL below to find...

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