St. John's Cathedral, Limerick

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St. John's Cathedral is a Catholic cathedral in Limerick, Ireland. Designed by the architect Philip Charles Hardwick, it has been in continuous use since it was built in 1861. It replaced a chapel founded in 1753.
The most recent restoration work carried out was in 2003/2004 on the roof and exterior stonework. It is a Catholic cathedral, the city's other cathedral, St. Mary's Cathedral, being Anglican. The building has the tallest spire in Ireland, at 94m, and is the tallest structure in Limerick.
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  • What a beautiful church!! We have seen many churches all over the world and this one is a must see! Peaceful and serene.  more »
  • I went for a moment after wandering around the city casually. A church standing on a hill, the spire is very impressive. Please be careful when crossing the road in front of the church because there are many cars.
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  • Go to the midday service on Sunday to listen to the choir. Heavenly. If I was granted one wish, it would be to sing probably
  • This is worth a stop in to see the beautiful stained glass and walk through the Cathedral. There is no admission fee.
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