Saint Mary's Cathedral celebrates its 850th this year. Expect great events, from carols and concerts to recitals and special services. Our events always feature here, so visit often. Many are free, while others can be booked online. 

Angels & Demons

Saint Mary's Cathedral, Limerick City

Wednesday, June 27, 2018 (19.00h)

Angels & Demons

The Irish Youth Training Choir 2018, under Conductor Eunan McDonald, performs its Summer Programme Angels & Demons, a high contrast programme of the good versus the bad, the light versus the darkness.

The wonderful Choir of King's College Cambridge

Saint Mary's Cathedral, Limerick City

Monday, July 16, 2018 (19.30h)

The wonderful Choir of King's College Cambridge

The Choir of King's College, Cambridge directed by Stephen Cleobury will perform great choral music from the choir's extensive repertoire, including music by Orlando Gibbons. Edward Elgar, Ralph Vaughan Williams and Judith Weir.

History Talk & Tour - Edmund Sexton Pery, Patron of Limerick Architecture.

Saint Mary's Cathedral, Limerick City

Tuesday, July 17, 2018 (13.15h)

History Talk & Tour - Edmund Sexton Pery, Patron of Limerick Architecture.

Edmund Sexton Pery was one of the most powerful politicians of his time and is also noted for his part in the history of the architecture of Limerick. Dr. David Fleming tells his story.

Chamber Philharmonia Cologne Germany

Saint Mary's Cathedral, Limerick City

Thursday, August 09, 2018 (20.00h)

Chamber Philharmonia Cologne Germany

The Chamber Philharmonia Cologne will perform a diverse program ranging from Antonia Vivaldi and his tremendously famous "Four Seasons" to Handel, Peter Tchaikovsky and Niccolo Paganini.

History Talk & Tour - Dr Samuel Crumpe, Physician

Saint Mary's Cathedral, Limerick City

Tuesday, August 21, 2018 (13.15h)

History Talk & Tour - Dr Samuel Crumpe, Physician

The famous Physician Dr Samuel Crumpe died in 1796, aged just 29. He buried in the Saint Mary’s near the Great West Door. Historian Sharon Slater tells his story.

History Talk & Tour - Hannah Villiers, Educationalist and Philanthropist

Saint Mary's Cathedral, Limerick City

Tuesday, September 18, 2018 (13.15h)

History Talk & Tour - Hannah Villiers, Educationalist and Philanthropist

Over two hundred years have elapsed since Hannah Villiers thought of leaving funds to erect almshouses and schools in her native City of Limerick. Hear her story.

Culture Night at Saint Mary's Cathedral during our 850th year

Saint Mary's Cathedral, Limerick City

September 21 (tbc)

Culture Night at Saint Mary's Cathedral during our 850th year

The Cathedral is 850 years old this year. Visit us on Culture Night 2018 for special FREE tours of the Cathedral and some interesting insights.

History Talk & Tour - Frances Condell, Mayor of Limerick

Saint Mary's Cathedral, Limerick City

Tuesday, October 16, 2018 (13.15h)

History Talk & Tour - Frances Condell, Mayor of Limerick

Our monthly lunchtime talk focuses on Frances Condell, a former parishioner of Limerick City Parish and the first female Lord Mayor of Limerick City.

History Talk & Tour - John Jebb, Bishop & Ecumenist

Saint Mary's Cathedral, Limerick City

Tuesday, November 20, 2018 (13.15h)

History Talk & Tour - John Jebb, Bishop & Ecumenist

Bishop John Jebb's Statue in the Jebb Chapel is one of the most striking in Saint Mary's Cathedral. In 1822, he was made Bishop of Limerick, Ardfert and Aghadoe. Hear his story.

Christmas Carols for the City at Saint Mary's Cathedral

Saint Mary's Cathedral, Limerick City

December (date to be confirmed)

Christmas Carols for the City at Saint Mary's Cathedral

The service of Carols for the City is an opportunity for people to join us in the Church of Ireland's rich musical tradition of congregational singing, led by the Cathedral Choir.

History Talk & Tour - Saint Mary's Cathedral Musical Legacy

Saint Mary's Cathedral, Limerick City

Tuesday, December 18, 2018 (13.15h)

History Talk & Tour - Saint Mary's Cathedral Musical Legacy

Come along to Saint Mary's Cathedral and hear about our rich musical legacy.