Mark Liddy, lives at Sycamore Avenue in Rathbane. He spent twelve years
abroad, living and working in Los Angeles and ve months in Homer,
Alaska. Returned to Limerick in 1995, and qualied as a Bórd Fáilte Tour
Guide in Kilnane at the Ballyhoura Tourist Oce, Co. Limerick. Became a
tour guide in Limerick City for St. Mary’s A.I.D. Ltd, e Alms Houses,
Nicholas Street, under the auspices of Shannon Development. He also did
‘History and Local Studies’ at (UL) University of Limerick.
For many years he conducted Walking Tours of Angela’s Ashes and Historic
Limerick from the Limerick Tourist Oce at Arthurs Quay. Contributed ‘A
Neighbourhood of Patriotic Names’ to 1916-2016, an Anthology of
Reactions, Editors: John Liddy and Dominic Taylor. Published in 2016 by
e Limerick Writers’ Centre.
Mark Liddy retired in 2017 and is working on “e Centenary of the
‘Curfew Murders’”, 7 March 1921 – 7 March 2021. He is also working on the
history of the Liddy name and tracing the family tree – a work in progress.