Co. Limerick. Seven Bridges Historical Riverside Walk

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The Locke Bar

3 George's Quay

V94 K8KX Limerick

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Explore on foot the history of Seven Bridges of the Riverside City of Limerick

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Join Ray Cullinan how they have shaped the development and expansion of the City over the centuries.

Marvel at the stunning views from the boardwalks and waterside walkways.

Discover the changing architectural landscape from castles and cathedrals to modern syscraperesque office blocks, penthouse apartments and hotels.

The route begins in the Medieval Quarter of Limerick City outside the Locke Bar on George’s Quay.

It will take in 4 crossings over the Abbey River - the 4 Bridges of Baal’s, Abbey, O’Dwyer and Mathew respectively.

The three crossings over the River Shannon, namely Sarsfield, Shannon and Thomond Bridges respectively. En route you will see the landmark buildings of Barrington’s Hospital, St.Mary’s Church, St.Mary’s Cathedral, The Hunt Museum, Limerick City Quays (former Docks area) Limerick Boat Clubs, modern architectural hotels and apartments, the former Franciscan Church - now housing the Limerick City Museum, the Treaty Stone, St. Munchin’s Churches, the former Bishop’s Palaces, King John’s Castle, the Treaty, Brewery, the Alms Houses, the Wild Geese Memorial, City Hall, the Old Courthouse and the Potato Market.

The tour takes about 90 minutes to complete.

There will be an opportunity after the tour for people to visit in more detail some of the visitor attractions en route, depending upon opening times.

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The Locke Bar

3 George's Quay

V94 K8KX Limerick

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