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Saint Mary's Cathedral

Closed Now: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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St Mary’s Visit

We visited St Mary’s and the 5 euro entry fee was well spent. The Cathedral is beautiful and the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Willow Street, Pennsylvania
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Museum of the moon!

Had never been in St Mary's Cathedral for years!!! Very close to the city centre, walking distance... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Newmarket-on-Fergus, Ireland
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Saint Mary's Cathedral is one of the oldest buildings in Limerick and stands in the heart of the medieval city, looking over the majestic River Shannon. Originally the Royal Palace for the Kings of Thomond it was gifted to the church in 1168. It is...more
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Saint Mary's Cathedral Bridge Street, Limerick V94 E068, Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited St Mary’s and the 5 euro entry fee was well spent. The Cathedral is beautiful and the self guided tour is easy to follow. Walking the grounds thru the cemetery is also very interesting.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank gfm1118
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had never been in St Mary's Cathedral for years!!! Very close to the city centre, walking distance to Arthur's Quay, etc. Midweek parking in the potato market is ideal...€2/hour. Very tourist friendly. Brought my son to see the Museum of the moon ...fabulous! Museum of...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank sbelmour
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Saint Mary’s Cathedral (founded in 1168 A.D.) in the oldest part of Limerick and the oldest building in Limerick in continuous daily use - is a beautiful church with exquisite stained glass work throughout. It hosts many musical events which is a magical venue to...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank M O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited St Mary's Cathedral on the opening day of the Moon Exhibit that was being staged there this March. Although we were disappointed in the moon aspect (it was just a large scale globe of the moon), the cathedral has several stunning stained glass...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed March 15, 2019

One of two cathedrals in Limerick. Can have a paid guided tour. The cathedral is architecturally interesting.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Jane C
Reviewed March 5, 2019

The history of the cathedral is well displayed and therefore the small entrance fee of €5 is well worth paying. You can see that the cathedral is well maintained.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Ferdi H
Reviewed February 17, 2019

Walk past this cathedral everyday and decided to pop in, absolutely magic inside, beautiful stained glass windows, old pews over 300 years old, self guided walking tour very well laid out. Plenty of photos can be taken.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Pronsias M
Reviewed January 15, 2019 via mobile

This location is an absolute gem for performing our amazing talented singers who have come from our own county and city would live to see more concerts here breathtaking 😍😍

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Patricia C
Reviewed January 12, 2019

We went to Blue Christmas. Absolutely beautiful service. We were so welcomed and included in the service. A beautiful start to Christmas. We really loved the warmth and friendliness. Stunning cathedral. Definitely going back.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Aileen M
Reviewed January 10, 2019 via mobile

The fact that this Cathedral is still used today is a wonderful thing. We were fortunate enough to hear the Bells ringing for quite sometime, which was great to listen to. You could hear them throughout the City of Limerick. Should definitely put on list...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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March 4, 2017|
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Response from Elaine L | Reviewed this property |
ok saint mary's cathedral is the oldest in limerick the staff are lovely
Carol M
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Response from Shtiltrippin | Reviewed this property |
I wish I could help. Maybe you'll get lucky and come across an impromptu concert.