Open Space

The Other Georgian Limerick, Walking Tour of King's Island


2pm, Sunday October 20th
1hr 30min walking tour by archaeologist John Elliott
FREE, All Welcome
Limited Disabled Access


Starting Point: Merchant’s Quay, at Council Offices Steps, V94 EH90
Various Buildings


Historical Visionaries: Stories of well-known Limerick landmarks and hidden corners.

Discover the oldest parts of Limerick City in context with the contemporary environment.
Tour Highlights include:
• The 17th century Bishop’s Palace
• St Munchin’s church and graveyard – 5th century to the modern day.
• Villier’s Alms Houses – 19th century.
• Thomond Bridge (and toll-house) – 10th century to modern day.
• Experience the revitalisation of former derelict buildings along Nicholas Street - Treaty City Brewing and the St. Mary’s Men's Shed
• Overview of the story of St Mary’s Cathedral – 11th century to the modern day.
• Gaol Lane
• The Medieval Fireplace 
• Extant remains of the City Wall


Open Minds

Limerick City's Resilience

7.30pm | Narrative 4 | 1hr talk

Open House Tours

St. Mary's Parish Men's Shed

10am–1pm | Nicholas Street | 1hr tours

Open Minds

Treaty City Brewery

4pm | Nicholas Street | 20min tour | Pre-Book only