Nazi concentration camp

THE LIMERICK WOMAN IN A NAZI CONCENTRATION CAMP Alice Ward (1887-1982), who spent time in Bergen-Belsen during World War 2 was born in Limerick, educated for a time in Britain and moved to Paris in 1905 aged 18. She trained as a governess and was employed down the years by many families including the Romanian…

The Colleen Bawn

THE COLLEEN BAWN The murder of 15-year-old Ellen Scanlan at the request of her husband, in 1819, County Limerick has become the stuff of Halloween ghost stories. The story is shocking. The murder of young Ellen Scanlan at the request of her husband is still to this day one of Ireland’s most talked-about crimes. The…

Detox the easy way

They are pads that you stick to the bottom of your feet, a bit like a giant plaster, and they are supposed to draw toxins out of your body. There are various different brands of detox foot pads available, and I imagine they all work in the same way. The pads are placed on the…