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LimerickTangerine

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Just for a bit of fun ill start with Limericks famous or well known people

Richard Harris- great actor
Terry Wogan
Dolores O Riordan - singer with The Cranberries
The entire group actually are.
Paudie O’Connor ex Blackpool loanee
Frank McCourt - Novelist
Michael D Higgins president of Ireland currently
Steve Finnan - footballer
Rose Fitzgerald JFK’s mam
Bill Whelan - composed Riverdance
Paul OConnell Rugby Player
Peter Clohessy Rugby player
Willie OConnor Dart player
Becky Lynch WWE wrestler
JP McManus
 

BobHatton

Well-known member
Ian Rush
Greg Davies
Bryan Parry
Spencer Wilding

All born in the great cathedral city of St Asaph...







Oh yeah, and me.
 

bfcpete

Well-known member
A few to note from Barrow-in-Furness:

A number of professional footballers and managers but most notable are Emlyn Hughes, Gary Stevens, Ron Suart.
Willie Horne, Barrow amd GB rugby league
Peter Purves, Blue Peter presenter and actor
Dave Myers (Hairy Bikers)
Glenn Cornick (Jethro Tull bass guitarist)
Dame Stella Rimington (Director General of MI5)
George Romney, (Classical artist)
Keith Tyson (Artist and Turner prize winner)
 

BobHatton

Well-known member
A few to note from Barrow-in-Furness:

A number of professional footballers and managers but most notable are Emlyn Hughes, Gary Stevens, Ron Suart.
Willie Horne, Barrow amd GB rugby league
Peter Purves, Blue Peter presenter and actor
Dave Myers (Hairy Bikers)
Glenn Cornick (Jethro Tull bass guitarist)
Dame Stella Rimington (Director General of MI5)
George Romney, (Classical artist)
Keith Tyson (Artist and Turner prize winner)
Peter Purves was born in New Longton Preston. He went to sixth form in Barrow.
 

TKL_Seasider

Well-known member
A few to note from Barrow-in-Furness:

A number of professional footballers and managers but most notable are Emlyn Hughes, Gary Stevens, Ron Suart.
Willie Horne, Barrow amd GB rugby league
Peter Purves, Blue Peter presenter and actor
Dave Myers (Hairy Bikers)
Glenn Cornick (Jethro Tull bass guitarist)
Dame Stella Rimington (Director General of MI5)
George Romney, (Classical artist)
Keith Tyson (Artist and Turner prize winner)
And the Chizmeister, of course!
 

spudgun

Well-known member
Alfie Boe lived a couple of streets away in Fleetwood. His siblings used to go to the Catholic youth club down the street where I lived...
 

Wizaard

Well-known member
A few to note from Barrow-in-Furness:

A number of professional footballers and managers but most notable are Emlyn Hughes, Gary Stevens, Ron Suart.
Willie Horne, Barrow amd GB rugby league
Peter Purves, Blue Peter presenter and actor
Dave Myers (Hairy Bikers)
Glenn Cornick (Jethro Tull bass guitarist)
Dame Stella Rimington (Director General of MI5)
George Romney, (Classical artist)
Keith Tyson (Artist and Turner prize winner)
Peter Purves went to Arnold school.
 

SeasiderMac

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Born in Kirkham....Alfred Boulton 56 appearances for Blackpool 1900-02....George Wilson 83 appearances 1912-20.....then recently Adam Dodd and Phil Doughty
 

Eternaloptimist

Well-known member
Samuel Compton
Fred Dibnah
Sam Allardyce
Peter Kay
Vernon Kay
The Flitcroft Brothers
Jenny Ryan
Julian Darby
Tony Knowles
Hilda Baker
Johnny Ball
Sara Cox
Frank Finley
Danny Jones
Nat Lofthouse
Mark Radcliffe
Bernard Wrigley
The Houghton Weavers
 

gjr69

Well-known member
Just for a bit of fun ill start with Limericks famous or well known people

Richard Harris- great actor
Terry Wogan
Dolores O Riordan - singer with The Cranberries
The entire group actually are.
Paudie O’Connor ex Blackpool loanee
Frank McCourt - Novelist
Michael D Higgins president of Ireland currently
Steve Finnan - footballer
Rose Fitzgerald JFK’s mam
Bill Whelan - composed Riverdance
Paul OConnell Rugby Player
Peter Clohessy Rugby player
Willie OConnor Dart player
Becky Lynch WWE wrestler
JP McManus
I thought this was the Pontins banned list😉
 

Plumbs

Well-known member
A few to note from Barrow-in-Furness:

A number of professional footballers and managers but most notable are Emlyn Hughes, Gary Stevens, Ron Suart.
Willie Horne, Barrow amd GB rugby league
Peter Purves, Blue Peter presenter and actor
Dave Myers (Hairy Bikers)
Glenn Cornick (Jethro Tull bass guitarist)
Dame Stella Rimington (Director General of MI5)
George Romney, (Classical artist)
Keith Tyson (Artist and Turner prize winner)
Brilliant. Can someone send @southshorepool a Blue Peter badge please? That'll make @Hertsseasider chuckle.
 

BobHatton

Well-known member
Samuel Compton
Fred Dibnah
Sam Allardyce
Peter Kay
Vernon Kay
The Flitcroft Brothers
Jenny Ryan
Julian Darby
Tony Knowles
Hilda Baker
Johnny Ball
Sara Cox
Frank Finley
Danny Jones
Nat Lofthouse
Mark Radcliffe
Bernard Wrigley
The Houghton Weavers
Hylda Baker was born and raised in Farnworth and not Bolton......as my wife would avidly claim (as she was born and raised in Farnworth and NOT Bolton 🤣).
 

Kevvster

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Struggling..... Jo Whiley and Matt Smith about the best i can offer...
Although Graham Carr's irritating son grew up and went to school there.
 

ValleyMcBeal

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Mick Jagger
Keith Richards
Malcolm Allison
Mackenzie Crook
Peter Glaze
Len Goodman
Diane Keen
Steve Rider

All from Dartford!
 
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