Cappagh is a small rural parish in West Limerick. It boasts neither shop nor public house, but this does not detract from its wonderful community spirit. It is the third smallest parish in the dioceses of Limerick with a population of approx 800 people. It is surrounded by Askeaton, Rathkeale, Croagh and Adare.

It is a wonderful place to live within a very close, caring community. Like most small parishes it has a wealth of historical buildings and places of interest.

In this website, I will endeavor to bring together all that makes Cappagh such a special place. It will provide information on the main places of interest in Cappagh and give you some background history on them. It will also outline the history of the numerous parish organisations, some current some now disbanded.

There will be some history, some current news and I hope in time, an ever-expanding photo gallery. It would also be fabulous to have a section of reminising from people who have left the parish but who are happy to share their memories.

This will only be possible with your contributions. If you have old photos of, or pertaining to Cappagh, or would like to submit your memories of living in Cappagh, please email them to

While trying to be as accurate as possible, I’m sure there will be many errors in this site. Again I will rely on feedback in the contacts page to rectify these and add more local knowledge as the site progresses.

I hope you enjoy the introductory efforts and I look forward to working together with you and your comments, to improve the site on a regular basis.

‘Ní neart go cur le céile’

Unity is strength

Anita Hawkes-Lyons