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Saint Munchin's Catholic Church

Address: Clancy Strand, Limerick, Ireland
Phone Number: 353-61-313399
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Ranked #22 of 63 Attractions in Limerick
Type: Religious Sites, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Sights & Landmarks
Owner description: Built in 1827, this church has an unusual square tower and is no longer a working place of worship.
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Type: Religious Sites, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Sights & Landmarks
Owner description: Built in 1827, this church has an unusual square tower and is no longer a working place of worship.

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English first
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33 reviews 33 reviews
16 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

This is the Church of Ireland St. Munchins on the same side of the river as King John's Castle, not to be confused with the Roman Catholic St. Munchins on the other side of the river. The churchyard is open weekdays during usual working hours but the church itself is permanently closed. The headstones are interesting and the view is... More 

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Limerick, Ireland
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111 reviews 111 reviews
44 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

Definately well worth the time to visit this church in historical Limerick - excellent views and only short walk from City Centre

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Ireland
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26 reviews 26 reviews
7 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2013

Located at the thomond end of Clancy's strand (and not the one pictured, which is the Protestant or C of I church), St Munchins (or Mainchains as it would have been known away back) is a fine church, built in a cross shape, with a main aisle and two side aisles. I was my parish church, and I was married... More 

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Fairfax, Virginia
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67 attraction reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2012

We took a stroll through the grounds of this church. The cemetery on the grounds is a peaceful place for a stroll. The interior of the church was not open. The exterior of this church is beautiful! This is not the same St. Munchin's church that is on Clancy Strand (as noted in the tripadvisor listing). However, it is the... More 

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Limerick, Ireland
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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2012

if you are visting limerick,this is amust see a stones throw from the treaty stone and a short walk across the bridge to king johns castle this is the place where you will get magnificent photos with the majestic river shannon in the background

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Dublin
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32 reviews 32 reviews
5 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2011

Took the tour around, very informative, lovely old church

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Limerick, Ireland
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9 reviews 9 reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2010

This should refer to St Munchins church on church street, beside the castle. You can actually see one church from the doors of the other, about a three minute walk. It was rebuilt in 1827 and has apparently been the location of places of worship as far back as the 5th century. Island theatre company had their h.q there until... More 

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Limerick
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2010 via mobile

Contrary to what trip advisor says, this church is open and functioning as a place of worship. Masses are held there regularly.

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