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St. John's Cathedral, Limerick

Categories: Sacred & Religious Sites, Tourist Spots
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4.5/5 based on 65+ reviews on the web
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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  • Staff are friendly and willingly share stories of the cathedral's history. Stunning architecture with curved ceilings, turrets and beautiful stained glass windows. Free to enter, but they do appreciat...  read more »
  • St. John's is a bit off the beaten path, however, a lovely walk through the Limerick neighborhoods. Beautiful adoration chapel. 
  • perfect day out in the city of Limerick. Well preserved and peaceful. never been to Ireland before so enjoyed my time there. the staff are knowledgeable also and welcoming. lots to see and read and ta...  read more »
  • St. John's Cathedral, Limerick is spectacular and architectural.
  • Beautiful Cathedral in Limerick City
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