Saint Mary's Catherdral
No trip to Limerick is complete without visiting this historic building at the very heart of this ancient metropolis.
Located only a 5 minute walk form the Absolute Hotel it is the closest city centre hotel to this historic venue.
The Cathedral of Saint Mary Blessed Virgin has had a long and eventful history. It was founded in 1168 on the site of a palace donated by Donal Mor O'Brien King of Munster. Experts believe that parts of the palace are incorporated into the present structure of the Cathedral.
The most prominent is the West Door which tradition has it was the main entrance to the palace. The palace had been built on the site of the Viking meeting house. This had been the centre of government in the early medieval Viking city.
The Cathedral has seen many changes as the city expanded around it and it remains today the oldest and most historic building in Limerick.
No trip to the City is complete without visiting this historic building at the very heart of this ancient metropolis.
Contact Details for St Mary's Cathedral.
E-Mail: info@SaintMarysCathedral.ie, Phone: (061) 310 293, Address: Saint Mary's Cathedral, Bridge Street, Limerick, V94 E068