first_imgFacebook Advertisement Limerick’s National Camogie League double header to be streamed live WhatsApp Limerick Ladies National Football League opener to be streamed live Limerick Artist ‘Willzee’ releases new Music Video – “A Dream of Peace” Predictions on the future of learning discussed at Limerick Lifelong Learning Festival Linkedin TAGSfeaturedlimerickRuth Di GirolamoWild OnionWild Onion bakery Previous articleEaster recital at Pery Square by RTE Contempo QuartetNext articleLimerick City and County Council open Book of Condolence in memory of Buncrana drowning victims Staff Reporterhttp://www.limerickpost.ie center_img NewsBreaking news#Limerick has fond memories of Ruth and Wild Onion on her passingBy Staff Reporter – March 21, 2016 1585 Twitter RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Email Ruth Di Girolamo hosted young and old at her famous Wild Onion cafe which she ran on High Stret with her husband Bob Ruth Di Girolamo hosted young and old at her famous Wild Onion cafe which she ran on High Street, Limerick with her husband Bob – Sadly Ruth passed away this weekend.CHICAGO and Limerick are mourning the loss of one of its great characters in Ruth Di Girolamo who sadly passed away at the weekend following a short illness.The former economist in the Windy City, Ruth and her husband Bob became notable and famous faces on the Limerick food scene when the American duo opened their unique cafe on High Street.Delivering the most famous American breakfast in the city for 11 years, Ruth and Bob won accolades and awards as well as the hearts of the community who flocked there regularly.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up Hosted with wit, a unique charm and the ever-present banter and turn of phrase, “Ruth’s”, as it was sometimes known to some, became a mini institution where the excellent breakfasts and lunch options were only bettered by the endless refills of coffee.An often sought after treat was the annual Thanksgiving lunch at the High Street cafe which left the lucky numbers delighted with the real American treats and more disappointed having not secured a priori booking.After 11 years at the helm of their Irish American Dream, Ruth and Bob moved their business to the Ennis Road where they opened a bakery supplying locals with the finest baked goods.This Sunday however, Ruth sadly passed away at the University Hospital Limerick following a short illness and the in turn Social Media reacted with tributes and memories.Ruth Di Girolamo, will repose at Griffins Funeral Home on Tuesday evening and the Chicago native will be laid to rest this Wednesday at Castlemungret Cemetery following her requiem mass at noon in St Nessan’s Church [email protected] WATCH: “Everyone is fighting so hard to get on” – Pat Ryan on competitive camogie squads Billy Lee names strong Limerick side to take on Wicklow in crucial Division 3 clash Printlast_img

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