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Address: Saint Munchins Church Clancy's Strand, Limerick, Ireland
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+353 61 313 399
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Built in 1827, this church has an unusual square tower and is no longer a...

Built in 1827, this church has an unusual square tower and is no longer a working place of worship.

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I took my husband to Ireland for his 50th birthday and we actually happened across this lovely church as were walking Limerick when we got into town. My husband was drawn to it... read more

Reviewed 13 March 2017
Lisa M
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Maryland
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Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

I took my husband to Ireland for his 50th birthday and we actually happened across this lovely church as were walking Limerick when we got into town. My husband was drawn to it from the get go. We found out later that day when we returned that this was the church that my husbands dads family were all baptized and... More 

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Province of Munster, Ireland
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Reviewed 5 January 2017

This is a delightful old church right in the heart of historic Limerick with the treaty stone outside its door and King John's castle within ear's church. The river Shannon flows gently (most of the time) outside its doors. Saint Munchin's is part of the history of old Limerick and here you will meet the thorough bred Limerick people so... More 

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

A lovely antique church located in the heart of the city along the River Shannon and across the street from the Treaty Stone. I was attracted to the church as I walked past as a humble man stood in the doorway as a greeter a couple of hours before service at 11:30. Its simple and unpretentious, steeped in history and... More 

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Thank DoloresJacoby
Ennis, Ireland
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Reviewed 2 November 2016

An everyday Catholic Church steeped in history as the famous Limerick treaty stone is situated outside. Parking is difficult as it is on the corner from the river bridge and busy through road so best to parki by St Johns castle on the far side of the river and walk back. The acoustics in the church are great. Nice pub... More 

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Thank MarOReilly
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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6 reviews
Reviewed 11 September 2016

I was surprised to find St. Muchinin's and just loved the quaintness of this very old building. Was able to participate in daily Mass too. A wonderful treat.

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Thank jamv10312
Milroy, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 20 July 2016

I have not been here yet (going there in 2017), but from my genealogical research and correspondence with local entities in Limerick I would like to add following remark: Do not confuse "St. Munchins Catholic Church" with "St. Munchins Church of Ireland". The Catholic one is on Clancy Strand, the other on the other side of the Shannon close to... More 

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Thank vhdejong
Marble Falls, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

The church was closed do we spent a half hour walking through the grave stones. The oldest we found were 1795 ... Wow! It's worth a visit!

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Thank BonnieNimmo
Rossendale, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 May 2016

Situated opposite the treaty stone this small quaint church should be visited. easy access and well maintained.

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Davie, Florida
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Reviewed 4 May 2016

The Church was closed but we visited the graveyard which had some very unique vaults, tombs, and headstones. It was really very interesting!

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Placentia, California
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Reviewed 1 February 2016

The church is closed but you can walk around the grounds and see very old graves. It is located across the way from King John's Castle.

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