Limerick and King John’s Castle

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Jim Caldwell
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In the heart of Limerick Ireland is King John’s Castle. Dating from 13th century, the Castle sits on the River Shannon overlooking Limerick. King John, the Lord of Ireland, captured the lands around Limerick from control of raiding hordes of Vikings.

Limerick Ireland is King John’s Castle, Lord of Ireland, King John, Viking conquest of Ireland, Viking control of Ireland, Jim Caldwell Redondo Beach

Bridge in Limerick Ireland

Bronze Goose Statue with the city of Limerick in background

Bronze Goose Statue with the city of Limerick in background

Limerick Ireland is King John’s Castle, Lord of Ireland, King John, Viking conquest of Ireland, Viking control of Ireland, Jim Caldwell Redondo Beach

In the heart of Limerick Ireland is King John’s Castle. Dating from 13th century, the Castle sits on the River Shannon overlooking Limerick. King John, the Lord of Ireland, captured the lands around Limerick from control of raiding hordes of Vikings.

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The castle was built by Prince John of England 1210 later to become King. To protect and maintain Norman power in Limerick and Munster. Today the restored castle is open to the public and houses an imaginative exhibition of the history of the Castle and the

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Jim Caldwell has over 26 years of experience in the public safety sector in occupations ranging from professional ski patrol, and ocean lifeguard to firefighter. Jim has worked for the Redondo Beach Fire Department for the last 22 years holding successively higher positions of responsibility. For the last six years, Jim has held the rank of Engineer with responsibility for driving and operating the Department’s Engines and Tillered Aerial Ladder Truck. Throughout his career, he has shown a dedication not only to public safety but also community service.
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