Open Space

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

Details:

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

Building:

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

Description:

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

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