Tuesday, 4 June 2013
Wednesday, 8 May 2013
Press Release May 2013
St Mary’s Area Integrated Developement (AID) will soon launch “Historical Limerick-Up Close and Personal” an exciting new Walking Tour of Historical Limerick.
“Historical Limerick-Up Close and Personal” offers an intimate panoramic encounter with the riches of historical Limerick. The itinerary includes some of Limerick’s most famous historical locations including St Mary’s Cathedral, Hunt Museum, Sarsfield Bridge, Treaty Stone and King Johns Castle.
The walk lead by tour guide Gerry Moyler will convene at The Widows Almshouses near King John’s Castle Nicholas Street. It will proceed to St Mary’s Cathedral, St Mary’s Band Hall home of “McNamara’s Band”, Baal’s Bridge, the Custom House and Hunt Museum.
A refreshments stop at the Hunt Museum including a question/answer session with the Tour guide is a unique point of “Historical Limerick-Up Close and Personal".
The tour proceeds to Sylvester O’Halloran Bridge, Sarsfield Bridge, Clancy’s Strand Treaty Stone, Thomond Bridge the Bard of Thomond Statue ending at King Johns Castle
Duration of “Historical Limerick-Up Close and Personal" is one hour and forty five minutes. Details of Tour times, ticket prices and booking facilities will be announced very soon.
Tour Guide Gerry Moyler has an extensive knowledge of local history and has assembled a tour that is historic, entertaining and enjoyable for tourists, school groups and individuals alike. Walking Tours have proven very popular for St Mary’s AID in the past with popular demand and Limerick’s position of European City of Culture 2014 has led to the launch of “Historical Limerick-Up Close and Personal".
Further details from http://stmarysaid.blogspot.ie/
and John O’Regan at 00 353 61 318106.