Muslim - Limerick Islamic Cultural Centre and Mosque

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A Mosque and the Limerick Islamic Cultural Centre is located in Dooradoyle. Muslims can attend Friday Prayers and receive Quran Lessons there.

The word Islam means both 'peace' and 'submission'. It is the second largest religion in the world with over 1 billion followers. There are several different groups of Muslims, but all of them, in every country and community, regard their faith as a bond between them, and as a major part of their identity.

- Islam was revealed over 1,400 years ago in Mecca, Arabia. The followers of Islam are called Muslims.

- Muslims believe that there is only One God, ‘Allah’.

- According to Muslims, God sent a number of prophets to mankind to teach them how to live according to His law. Jesus, Moses and Abraham are respected as prophets of God.

- They believe that the final Prophet was Muhammad (peace be upon him).

- Muslims believe that Islam has always existed, but for practical purposes, date their religion from the time of the migration of Muhammad.

- Muslims base their laws on their holy book the Qu’ran, and the Sunnah.

- There are five basic Pillars of Islam, which are the declaration of faith, praying five times a day, giving money to charity, fasting and a once in a lifetime pilgrimage to Mecca..

In Dooradoyle there is a mosque and an Islamic Cultural Centre. Muslims can attend Friday Prayers and receive Quran Lessons there.

Address

Limerick Islamic Cultural Centre
Dooradoyle Road
Limerick

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