St John's Cathedral (Limerick)
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|St John's Cathedral|
|Tower height||94 m (308 ft)|
|Province||Cashel and Emly|
St. John's Cathedral is a Catholic cathedral in Limerick, Ireland. Designed by the architect Philip Charles Hardwick, it has been in continuous use since it was built in 1861. It replaced a chapel founded in 1753.
The most recent restoration work carried out was in 2003/2004 on the roof and exterior stonework. It is a Catholic cathedral, the city's other cathedral, St. Mary's Cathedral, being Anglican. The building has the tallest spire in Ireland, at 94m, and is the tallest structure in Limerick.
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