The Official Guide to Limerick, Ireland
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Churches & Settlements

The Franciscan Friary was founded for the Franciscans by Thomas, Earl of Kildare in 1464 and completed two years later.

For more information contact: Tourist Information Office Adare County Limerick

P:+353 61 396255

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Askeaton Castle was founded on an island on the River Deel around 1199, probably by William de Burgo.

Askeaton County Limerick

P:+353 61 392149

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The abbey was founded in 1315 by the Earl of Kildare and was the second of three monasteries established at Adare.

The Rectory Adare County Limerick

P:+353 61 396227

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The church was founded in the 13th century and was dedicated to Saints Peter and Paul. It has three aisles, a chancel and a north transept, and includes a fine 13th-century door in the south wall.

Ballyhoura Failte Main Street Kilfinane County Limerick

P:+353 61 317522 or +353 63 91300

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Built in the 15th Century, this national monument was the parish church. Within the burial ground adjacent to the church is an important republican plot and the headstone commemorates the deaths of local people during the War of Independence.

Located 2km South of Broadford Village, County Limerick

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Situated in a secluded valley about 2 miles east of Shanagolden, this abbey is unusual in that it is one of the few medieval nunneries known to us.

Shanagolden County Limerick

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A a simple nave-and-chancel church with a tall slender tower which contains a sedilia and some windows. Nothing remains of the domestic buildings or the cloister.

Galbally County Limerick

P:+353 63 91300

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Redemptorist Church and Monastery. A historic church, providing religious services to the people of Limerick for 160 years. A community of priests and brothers, part of the worldwide Congregation of the Most Holy Redeemer.

Redemptorists, Mount St. Alphonsus, South Circular Road, Limerick

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The Cathedral of St John the Baptist is the present day Cathedral in Limerick City. The Cathedral has one of the highest spires in Ireland at 265 feet and 9 
inches from the base of the tower to the top of the Cross.

St John's Cathedral, Cathedral Place, Limerick

P:+353 61 414624

Categories: Churches & Settlements, Historic Limerick

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No trip to Limerick is complete without visiting this historic building at the very heart of this ancient metropolis.

St Mary's Cathedral, Bridge Street, Limerick City

P:+353 61 310293

Categories: Top Picks, Historic Limerick, Must See

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Founded by Geoffrey de Marisco in 1230 for the Trinitarian Order it was their only Irish house.

Tourist Information Office Adare County Limerick

P:+353 61 396255

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