Limerick Civic Trust Throws its Weight Behind Monument Refurbishment

A monument to one of Limerick’s strongest men has been restored to its former glory by Limerick Civic Trust. The monument at the Fair Green commemorates champion weight thrower John O’Grady from Ballybricken who died in 1934.

The top part of the monument, which represents the handle of a weight, was damaged and dislodged. It was found by a local resident who handed it over to members of Limerick Civic Trust working in Mount Saint Lawrence Cemetery at (more…)