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Spectacular Design and Architecture

St John's Cathedral was clearly designed to impress, even overwhelm. It is easy to find as the... read more

Reviewed August 29, 2018
Beautiful Cathedral

Another beautiful cathedral to visit and photograph. I enjoyed my visit very much. St. John's... read more

Reviewed June 25, 2018
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Saint John's Cathedral Cathedral Place, Limerick, Ireland
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Reviewed August 29, 2018

St John's Cathedral was clearly designed to impress, even overwhelm. It is easy to find as the spire can be seen from everywhere in the city. This amazing structure is well worth visiting.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed June 25, 2018

Another beautiful cathedral to visit and photograph. I enjoyed my visit very much. St. John's Cathedral is in the historic area and easily accessed.

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed June 18, 2018

We attended 10:30 Sunday Mass. The celebrant/preacher (Fr Ailbe) was engaging and direct, with a good sense of humour. The liturgy was neither stiff nor pompous. You felt it was meant for you! There was good musical accompaniment from a group of young women. The...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed May 24, 2018

A lovely place to look around and to see the rooms etc. of what once was a very formidable structure. We went up to the top and took pictures of the city. I thought it was the best thing we did while there .

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Michael G
Reviewed May 13, 2018

Limerick is filled with beautiful churches but the Cathedral of St. John the Baptist is especially grand and beautiful. The bell tower is so tall that you can see it from just about every building in Limerick. It defines their skyline. Built the 1850-60's, the...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed February 15, 2018

By far the most beautiful cathedral in Ireland. Everything about the cathedral is stunning. A must see while in Limerick!

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank SeaininBrennan
Reviewed November 23, 2017

Ilive near this church and i cannot pass it without going in to light a candle. We have had weddings funerals and christinings in this Catherral. You can watch mass and other things on their website.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Petra S
Reviewed November 9, 2017

There are so many cathedrals to visit in Ireland. Seems like some are imposing and some are Catholic and some are gothic. This one say next to King John's Castle and had a beautiful cemetery within it's walled yard. It also sits on the River...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Palletts2013
Reviewed September 23, 2017

Beautiful cathedral with the tallest spire in the country! There was a funeral service the day we were there so we didn't go in to visit the inside.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Wilma W
Reviewed June 24, 2017

The "Sing Limerick" event continues with an evening of choral singing by 6 groups from Ireland and one from Pensacola Florida, The Pensacola Childrens Choir. Amazing setting and amazing performances.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Brad B
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