Open House Tours

Tait Trail--Bedford Townhouse

Details:

2pm, Saturday October 19th
1hr tour & talk by Sharon Slater
FREE, First Come Basis
Disabled Access

Building:

11–12 Bedford Row, V94 NNPO
Architect: unknown, built c. 1830

Description:

Global Visionaries: Showcasing Limerick as a global crossroads where visionary people and places resonate.

The site of Peter Tait's first shirt factory in Limerick - talk to be given by Sharon Slater. Will also include a brief history of the Tait Factory. The Tait Trail documents Peter Tait and his economic and social progression in Limerick and his international influence.

The Tait Trail is a two part trail that explores Peter Tait and his economic and social progression in Limerick:
This is part 1. Part 2 is Tait House (at 3.30pm) with a tour of his grand former home which includes a Vinery designed by Richard Turner of Kew Gardens fame.

There will be a bus connecting this venue with Tait House, the second part of the Tait Trail.
Bus will depart at 3.00pm from Henry Street (Dunnes Stores). 
A return bus to the City Centre from Tait House will depart at 4.30pm.

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