Limerick Civic Trust – Walking Tour

Limerick Civic Trust offers walking tours of Limerick’s Medieval Quarter. King’s Island has a rich history and the walking tour covers some of Limerick’s biggest attractions including King John’s Castle, St. Munchin’s Church and graveyard, the Bishop’s Palace, and of course the Treaty Stone.

General Walking tours will commence from The Bishop’s Palace, last approx 60-90 mins in duration, depending on the needs of the group. They will include, but are not limited to:

  • The 17th century Bishop’s Palace feat. The Carroll Collection: Military historical artefacts and information regarding a Limerick family from the 18th century to the modern day.
  • St Munchin’s church and graveyard – 5th century to the modern day.
  • Villier’s Alms Houses – 19th century.
  • Thomond Bridge (and toll-house) – 10thcentury to modern day.
  • The Treaty Stone & general history of the 17th century sieges and wars in the city.
  • General history of Limerick on the Shannon from 9th century to the modern day.
  • Overview of King John’s Castle – 12th century to the modern day.
  • Overview of the story of St Mary’s Cathedral – 11th century to the modern day.
  • Plenty more depending on time available, weather, particular group interest.

Tours are delivered in spoken English. Our tour guides welcome and accommodate verbal translators, sign-translators etc, but this should be stated with advance bookings if time-pressure is an issue.

How to book

Please email to book your tour.

Tours commence from
Bishops’ Palace
Church Street
King’s Island

Tours are held daily during the summer time at 9am, 11am & 2pm, Monday to Friday.

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