Limerick museum to tell fascinating old Irish story

first_imgNewsLocal NewsLimerick museum to tell fascinating old Irish storyBy Staff Reporter – February 15, 2018 1184 Email Limerick Post Show | Fund A Cobble | Hunt Museum Print Facebook Twitter Linkedin Previous articleCoillte Biking Blitz glides back to LimerickNext articleHigh number of ​trucks hitting Limerick Tunnel must be addressed says Limerick TD Staff Reporter Advertisement TAGSdowryHunt MuseumMary HickmanstoryThomas Hickman center_img The Hunt Museum launches a competition to create a sculpture from the Chestnut tree stump for the new Museum in a Garden Exhibition of Iconic Film Costumes Stays in Limerick RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Fashion icon Sybil Connolly features on Hunt Museum online series Photo: Keith WisemanCome to the Hunt Museum to hear a story like no other!There was a time in Ireland when marriages were arranged and a dowry was usually and essential ingredient. So without a dowry, a girl’s prospects of marriage were much reduced.One such girl was Mary Hickman, daughter of Thomas Hickman of Brickhill House, (Cratloe), County Clare. Fortunately her luck changed when arguably Ireland’s most eligible bachelor came along. He was just 40 years of age, had a title, and much much more.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up Hear their story in this illustrated talk. Admission is Free.More local news here. WhatsApp Limerick Post Show | Hunt Museum launch Sculpting Competition Listen: A score for Limerick Printmakerslast_img read more