Askeaton Castle was founded on an island on the River Deel around 1199, probably by William de Burgo.
Askeaton County Limerick
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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
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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.
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.
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
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.
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.
No trip to Limerick is complete without visiting this historic building at the very heart of this ancient metropolis.