Re: Re: Limerick Cathedral

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Paul Clerkin

@Jas wrote:

St. John’s is the Seat of the Diocese of Limerick. The present day cathedral is built on the site of the old eighteenth-century one. Constructed between 1856 and 1861 under the supervision of architect Philip Charles Hardwick the Cathedral incorporates a tower with a 280 foot high spire. The building was consecrated by Cardinal Logue in 1894.

(From the Limerick Diocese website)

Think I’d go with the horse’s mouth on this one…

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