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Address: Saint Munchins Church Clancy's Strand, Limerick, Ireland
Phone Number: +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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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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 November 2016
MarOReilly
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Ennis, Ireland
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Ennis, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles 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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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles 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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5 of 5 bubbles 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
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5 of 5 bubbles 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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 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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4 of 5 bubbles 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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3 of 5 bubbles 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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Thank Janelle M
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2016

A fascinating graveyard in the shadow of the castle, couldn't access the church. The views of Clancy Strand are fantastic.

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Swansea County, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2016

This church is something you. Will love to visit it is sourounded by history The treaty. Stone. Kings Johns castle. All with in walking distance of each other all a must see

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Limerick, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2015

Lovely Church in a perfect location,long side the Shannon opsin St John's Castle with the Treaty stone. Love photographing weddings here. The tiles on the floor are sparkling clean.

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