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Welcome to St John's!

St John's is the only one of the five original medieval parishes in Limerick City to have remained unaffected by boundary changes over the years. The Cathedral of St John the Baptist is located within St John's parish.

The population of the parish is around 8,000.

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St John's Cathedral was recently renovated. To read about the conservation project, and to access the photo gallery showing St John's Cathedral as it appears today, click St. John's Cathedral Conservation Project.

Text-only version: Click here for a text-only, accessible version of this parish history.

St John's parish today: Get more information on the Limerick Diocese website.

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