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. 

The Irish Chamber Orchestra - TRAPEZE, featuring a breath-taking aerial dance performance

Saint Mary's Cathedral, Limerick City

Thursday, February 15, 2018 (20.00h)

The Irish Chamber Orchestra - TRAPEZE, featuring a breath-taking aerial dance performance

Jörg Widmann and the Irish Chamber Orchestra perform Mozart’s much-loved Eine Kleine Nachtmusik alongside Prokofiev’s TRAPEZE featuring a breath-taking aerial dance performance by Fidget Feet. 

History Talk & Tour - The Barrington Family, Patrons of Sport in Limerick

Saint Mary's Cathedral, Limerick City

Tuesday, February 20, 2018 (13.15h)

History Talk & Tour - The Barrington Family, Patrons of Sport in Limerick

The Barrington Family are perhaps best known for the founding of Barrington's Hospital. Hear the full story of this remarkable family and their association with our Cathedral.

Limerick Choral Festival Opening with the Ardú Vocal Ensemble and the Limerick Chamber Choir

Saint Mary's Cathedral, Limerick City

Friday, March 02, 2018 (19.30h)

Limerick Choral Festival Opening with the Ardú Vocal Ensemble and the Limerick Chamber Choir

The opening Festival event features performances by the award-winning Ardú Vocal Ensemble from Dublin and the newly-formed Limerick Chamber Choir. Not to be missed!

History Talk & Tour - Milo Petrovic-Njegoš, Prince of Montenegro

Saint Mary's Cathedral, Limerick City

Tuesday, March 20, 2018 (13.15h)

History Talk & Tour - Milo Petrovic-Njegoš, Prince of Montenegro

Prince Milo of Montenegro is laid to rest in the burial grounds of Saint Mary's Cathedral. Hear his story.

History Talk & Tour - Cleeves Family, Industrialists and Philanthropists

Saint Mary's Cathedral, Limerick City

Tuesday, April 17, 2018 (13.15h)

History Talk & Tour - Cleeves Family, Industrialists and Philanthropists

In 1883, Sir Thomas Cleeve, a Canadian-born businessman, started the famous Condensed Milk Company of Ireland in Limerick. It became the largest of its type in Ireland or the UK. 

Death and the Maiden - The Irish Chamber Orchestra

Saint Mary's Cathedral, Limerick City

Wednesday, May 16, 2018 (20.00h)

Death and the Maiden - The Irish Chamber Orchestra

A wonderful evening with the Irish Chamber Orchestra featuring the works of Vivaldi, Malachy Robinson, JS Bach and Schubert.

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 - 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.