St. Mary’s Cathedral


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St. Mary’s Cathedral

Founded in the 12th century on a hill on King’s Island, this site was originally a palace belonging to one of the kings of Munster, Donal Mor O’Brien. In 1172 he donated it for use as a church. The building contains the original Romanesque doorway and clerestory, as well as several features added in the 15th century.

Do & See

From the ancient castles that once lorded over the town to thought-provoking museums, Limerick will immerse you in its story and culture. Multiple walking tours are also available, covering a wide array of subjects including historic sport clubs and settings of famous novels.