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Saint Mary's Cathedral

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Did this on one of our walks through Limerick. Paid for the tour as they were getting ready form... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Bill M
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Taylors, South Carolina
A great start to the trip!

This was the first place we stopped off on our trip to Limerick. It definitely set a tone for... read more

Reviewed 21 November 2018
DanB2754
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Alexandria, Virginia
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Saint Mary's Cathedral is one of the oldest buildings in Limerick and stands in the heart of the medieval city, looking over the majestic River Shannon. Originally the Royal Palace for the Kings of Thomond it was gifted to the church in 1168. It is...more
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Saint Mary's Cathedral Bridge Street, Limerick V94 E068, Ireland
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This location is an absolute gem for performing our amazing talented singers who have come from our own county and city would live to see more concerts here breathtaking 😍😍

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Patricia C
Reviewed 4 days ago

We went to Blue Christmas. Absolutely beautiful service. We were so welcomed and included in the service. A beautiful start to Christmas. We really loved the warmth and friendliness. Stunning cathedral. Definitely going back.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Aileen M
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The fact that this Cathedral is still used today is a wonderful thing. We were fortunate enough to hear the Bells ringing for quite sometime, which was great to listen to. You could hear them throughout the City of Limerick. Should definitely put on list...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank CaseyPerth
Reviewed 6 days ago

Did this on one of our walks through Limerick. Paid for the tour as they were getting ready form some festival show and they were testing sound equipment. It did not deter from the amazing cathedral and the history there.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Bill M
Reviewed 21 November 2018

This was the first place we stopped off on our trip to Limerick. It definitely set a tone for historical differences that we may find around the world. Conveniently located next to shops and the castle.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank DanB2754
Reviewed 5 November 2018

We stumbled into this cathedral and one of their lunch-series concerts by Palisander. It is a beautiful cathedral, rich with history, the grounds/cemetery outside are also great to explore. They recommend a donation of 5 euro, but there's no actual admission fee.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 104kristenf
Reviewed 4 November 2018

Since there was a service going on during our visit, unfortunately we did not get to see the inside of the cathedral. Even so, walking around the outside, the cemetery and the grounds was very interesting and the grounds were beautiful. We would certainly recommend...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank MT1
Reviewed 27 October 2018 via mobile

This is a stop everybody who visits the Limerick area should make. Although I had been to Limerick numerous times, I had never taken the time or the trouble to visit St Mary's. I wouldn't even attempt to describe how much there is to see...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank silverfox711
Reviewed 27 October 2018

Oh, my goodness; you can almost hear Bing Crosby singing "The Bell's of St. Mary's" when you are here. Canadian's like we or fellow citizens of the world; it will give you the shivers since all denominations are welcome as we noticed people from around...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank retiredrick
Reviewed 30 September 2018

I wasn't planning on going to see this as I am not that into Cathedrals, but happened upon it with another couple. The thing I liked the most was reading the tombstones of all the graves on the grounds. I was delighted to find some...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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MummaE6B
5 March 2017|
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Response from Elaine L | Reviewed this property |
ok saint mary's cathedral is the oldest in limerick the staff are lovely
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Carol M
6 January 2017|
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Response from Shtiltrippin | Reviewed this property |
I wish I could help. Maybe you'll get lucky and come across an impromptu concert.
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