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St. Mary's Cathedral

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Saint Mary's Cathedral Bridge Street, Limerick, Ireland
+353 61 310 293
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Nice Cathedral

St. Mary Cathedral is old and quite big cathedral in the center near the Castle, inside is... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Zurich, Switzerland
One of Ireland's Oldest Cathedrals Still in Daily Use

Not the most beautiful or largest cathedral, but among the oldest built in the 1100s. Good place... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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The oldest building in Limerick is this Protestant church, known for its beautiful architecture.
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good31%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Saint Mary's Cathedral Bridge Street, Limerick, Ireland
+353 61 310 293

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Reviewed yesterday

St. Mary Cathedral is old and quite big cathedral in the center near the Castle, inside is beautiful and the sound is really good.

Thank massimoswitz
Reviewed 1 week ago

Not the most beautiful or largest cathedral, but among the oldest built in the 1100s. Good place for photography and they do a nice job of relating its history.

Thank IN_Travelers47906
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Breathtaking stained glass and architecture. Lots of history. If I was only going to visit a few spots in Limerick, this would be one of them. Very friendly staff that welcome you.

Thank Jack K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This cathedral is located in the old part of Limerick. No booking is needed. Visit to the church ground and cemetery is free but entry to the church is by donation (€4 is recommended). It's a very old church building and some parts of the...More

Thank anugraha_aa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I agree with previous reviewers, they tend to gloss over the history of the church. It is probably one of the prettiest unfinished cathedrals we have seen. They completely skip that Sexton was hung from his heels inside the church for three years following his...More

Thank KAOSeattle
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I attended one of their coral services. It was lovely and very contained everything one would expect from an Anglican Cathedral Service.

Thank MarkLni
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The changing religious history of the building is glossed over which for many visitors will leave them in ignorance of the significant shifts in its past. I found the extensive and mainly self serving memorials which crowd every wall quite jarring. The former parishioners of...More

Thank Christine B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

St Mary Cathedral is part of "don t miss it " in Limerick ... The church itself absolutely worth it ... Oldest building in Limerick founded in the 12th century on a hill on King's Island which is the oldest part of Limerick. On top...More

Thank Claire Mélanie M
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It was a very short walk from our hotel and well worth the trip. Unfortunately, we went after hours so we were not able to go inside, but we loved reading the old grave stones and waking the perimeter. The west door is amazing!!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

This is one of the oldest intact buildings in Limerick. I love this place. If you're lucky you'll get a tour of the church. If you're luckier you will catch a lunchtime recital on Wednesdays from 1-2 or one of the many activities that go...More

Thank Martina U
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Are there guided tours of this cathedral or headsets to wear while touring?
5 March 2017|
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Response from Brendanok7 | Reviewed this property |
No.unfortunately. Such facilities are not available. The building is beautiful, but all locals will attest that it was much nicer and more atmospheric prior to the 1970s renovations and so-called modernisation. Since then... More
Carol M
I will be in the Limerick area the first two weeks in April. Wondering if any concerts scheduled at St Mary's during that time?
6 January 2017|
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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.