Sharon Slater

Author and Award Winning Historian


“Enthusiasm moves the world, and Sharon has this in abundance” – Councillor Sean Lynch, Mayor of the Metropolitan District of Limerick

Sharon Slater

Sharon Slater is an award-winning historian, receiving the National Heritage Hero award for 2017 and a Mayoral reception in 2018. Currently, Sharon is a Historian in Residence at Ormston House.

She has delivered heritage/cultural projects for groups including National Heritage Council, Limerick Chamber, Limerick Archives, Limerick Museum, Mary Immaculate College, The History Press, and Fáilte Ireland.

Her website Limerick’s Life has been focused on the development of the history of Limerick city since 2004. She can be found on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram under the name Limerick’s Life.

Michael Starrett, Chief Executive of the Heritage Council and Sharon Slater from Limerick winner of the The Heritage Council’s Heritage Hero Award 2017 pictured at the Heritage Council’s National Heritage Awards in the Medieval Mile Museum, Kilkenny. The Heritage Council’s Heritage Hero Award celebrates someone who has made an outstanding contribution to the protection and promotion of heritage in Ireland. Picture Dylan Vaughan