St. John's Cathedral, Limerick

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St. John's Cathedral is a Catholic cathedral in Limerick, Ireland. Designed by the architect Philip Charles Hardwick, it has been in continuous use since it was built in 1861. It replaced a chapel founded in 1753.The most recent restoration work carried out was in 2003/2004 on the roof and exterior stonework. It is a Catholic cathedral, the city's other cathedral, St. Mary's Cathedral, being Anglican. The building has the tallest spire in Ireland, at 94m, and is the tallest structure in Limerick.
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  • June 24, 2017
    The "Sing Limerick" event continues with an evening of choral singing by 6 groups from Ireland and one from Pensacola Florida, The Pensacola Childrens Choir. Amazing setting and amazing performances.  more »
  • April 18, 2017
    A lovely 19th century cathedral, with some beautiful stained glass and a beautiful Pipe Organ, which is used on Sundays for Mass, with the choir at 12 noon. A variety of church music is sung, from con...  more »
  • February 15, 2017
    This museum use state of the art methods to make the history of ireland understandable. The only place that we visited in Limerick.  more »
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  • February 12, 2017
    St. John's Cathedral is a Catholic cathedral in Limerick, Ireland. Designed by the architect Philip Charles Hardwick, it has been in continuous use since it was built in 1861. It replaced a chapel founded in 1753
  • June 24, 2017
    Beautiful cathedral in the heart of the Treaty City.
  • March 3, 2017
    A beautiful house of God.
  • April 29, 2017
    Peaceful
  • July 4, 2016
    St. John's Cathedral, Limerick is spectacular and architectural.

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