Collection object: Book

Book, poetry. Happy Moments by Maureen Sparling, autographed by author, 16-12-1991, on p1, dedication page. Printer: Al Ryan, Farranshone, Limerick. 112pp plus soft card covers, bound with glue. Front cover: colour photograph of King Johns Castle, part of Thomond Bridge and Castle Street across Shannon at night, photo taken in 1991 (interpretative centre in castle). Dedicated to her parents, John and Bridie Ryan. Photographs in book: Finnan's house, Church St; Bishops House, do; Bunratty Castle c.1890; Treacy's packet and tripe shop; Sarsfield Bar; Leamy House, Hartstonge St; Bannatyne vault, St Munchins churchyard; Thomond House; McKerns printing works, Glentworth St; Shannon rugby team, with names; Young Munster rugby team, with names; St Marys band hall, Mary St; Illuminated address to Ambrose Hall 1875 (Limerick Museum); postcard of Kilkee bathing boxes; Ambrose Hall grave, St Lawrences; Doorway of 3 Johns Sq N; St Marys town house; Willie Cauley, artist; Curraghgower boat club; late Mick Healy of Nicholas St; Whelan's pub, formerly Thomond Cottage, home of Bard of Thomond; Toll House and Gunning's Antiques, Castle St; Custom House; Sparling's house; author; Newtownmahon House, home of late Tom Clifford. Local people and firms acknowledged: Mayor Jim Kemmy; Cork & Limerick Savings Bank; Duffys Fuels, Killeely; Dick Dufficy, Audio Video, Honans Quay; Fitzgerald Glazing, Thomondgate; Tony Coughlan, Home Brew, Williamscourt; Luke Kiernan, chemist, Thomondgate; Mulcahy Motors, do; Saunders Alu/Plast, do; Shannon RFC; Shannonside Audio Video, Thomas St; Jim and Michael Noel Ryan, Treaty Batteries, Thomondgate; Whelan's Pub, do; Young Munster RFC; Slater Bros Panelbeaters, Thomondgate; photography by Ger McCoy, Nicholas St; Cormac Liddy, Limerick Leader; Hugh McGrath; Larry Walsh, Limerick Museum; photo of author by John O'Brien, Bedford Row. H. 20.7 W. 14.8 T. 0.5 1991 Local Author
Identifier: 1996.0859
Date: 1991

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