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St. John's Square

Limerick, Ireland
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Ranked #26 of 55 Attractions in Limerick
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Landmarks
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Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Landmarks
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English first
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2013

First I must say the photos shown for this attraction are not St John's Square. The building shown is located in Cathedral Place a plaza/ wide street adjacent to St John's Square. The Square on three sides consists of Georgian townhouses built for the gentry circa 1750 and are located within what was then the walls of medieval Limerick. The... More 

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Limerick, Ireland
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170 reviews 170 reviews
126 attraction reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2013

Great place full of history, St Johns scout hall is on the left of the square house of my alma mater 14th troop also 3rd troop went there in the 60s. The graveyard in the square is the burial ground of a lot of people who died of consumption around the Angela's Ashes era and before. The founding place of... More 

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limerick ireland
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36 reviews 36 reviews
15 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2012

its earthy, damp, grey & like stepping back into a Dickens novel, appreciate the architecture, simply nothing like it.

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