The Bishops’ Palace located in the heart of Limerick City is a restored home that once housed the Protestant Bishops of Limerick. It is the only example of Palladian domestic architecture in Limerick City. From being occupied by the Bishops in the period 1661-1784 it had degenerated to condemned tenement status by the 1960’s before being purchased and restored by the Limerick Civic Trust. The house plays host to The Carrol Collection, an exhibition of memorabilia and family heirlooms collected by five generations of the Carrol Family, starting with Major General Sir William Parker Carrol born in Limerick in 1776. The paintings, photographs, trophies, maps and military decorations offer insight to the social & political history between 1700s and 1920s.
Monday to Friday: 09:00-17:00
Guided Tours Mon-Fri 11:00 & 14:00
Guided Tours available on Saturday by request
Admission Rates 2019
On street parking and various city centre car parks nearby
Located on King’s Island in Limerick city centre
Bishops Palace, Church Street, King’s Island, Limerick City, Ireland
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