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St. Mary's Cathedral, Limerick
(3.9/5 based on 300+ reviews on the web)
The city's oldest building still in daily use, St. Mary's Cathedral boasts beautiful architecture and a rich history. This ancient church was founded in 1163 and today is part of the protestant Church of Ireland. Admire the interior and discover its many historical treasures, including the five chandeliers that hang from the ceiling. The largest three were made in Dublin and presented to the cathedral in 1759. On the church grounds look for the United Nations Memorial Plaque, which lists the names of Irish men who died while serving in the United Nations. To visit St. Mary's Cathedral and get the most from your holiday in Limerick, create itinerary details personal to you using our Limerick itinerary planner.
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  • St. Mary's has been alive for well over a thousand years. You get a sense of the changes in the Catholic practices over the centuries by visiting here. Patrons left their plaques everywhere. Sad to se...  more »
  • I haven't been inside but from the outside it looked very nice. Limerick, doesn't have much to offer, so pity that was closed.
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  • Didn't go inside, but the outside and the cemetery were very interesting. Would like to have had more time