Diocesan Pastoral Centre

The Limerick Diocesan Pastoral Centre aims to be a symbol and source of hope, light, growth and support for all God’s people, promoting integration in the Christian faith for individuals and communities within the Limerick Diocese, and reaching out in the spirit of the Gospel to those who are on the margins of our faith community.

 

Who are we?

The Pastoral centre staff work in the areas as diverse as youth ministry, child protection, parish development, liturgy,  and education. The centre also offers a welcoming city centre venue for many local support groups and training courses.

Pastoral Centre Staff:

You can call us on 061 400133, or email us at these addresses:

Where are we?

The Pastoral Centre is located on a quiet street in the heart of Limerick city. The Centre is in the grounds of St Michael's Church and is within easy walking distance of Limerick's train (& bus) station and the main shopping areas.

  • Address: Limerick Diocesan Pastoral Centre. St. Michael’s Courtyard, Denmark St, Limerick
  • Tel: +353 61400133. Email reception@ldpc.ie
  • CLICK HERE for a map as well as driving and walking directions to the Pastoral Centre.

 

Meeting Room Hire

The Pastoral Centre provides meeting rooms for hire from 9.30am - 5.30pm and 6.45pm and 10.00pm.

Meeting facilities available include a conference room, meeting rooms and counseling rooms. We also provide Flip Charts, OHP, TV & DVD / CD Player at no extra cost.

Limerick Diocesan Pastoral Centre Room Rental Costs 2011

Conference Room

Meeting Room 1

Lounge 2

Library

Capacity

70 people

25-30 people

20-25 people

15 people

Cost

€20 per hour

€60 per half day

€100 per day

€12 per hour

€30 per half day

€60 per day

€12 per hour

€30 per half day

€60 per day

€12 per hour

€30 per half day

€60 per day

Tea/Coffee and biscuits €1 per person

Counselling Room €10 per hour.

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Directions to the Limerick Diocesan Pastoral Centre

 

A ‘Google Map’  of the Pastoral Centre is available HERE

Driving from Dublin

 

  • After following the M7 from Dublin region, leave the M7 at Junction 28, then at the roundabout take the third exit onto the Dublin Road R445 (sign: Limerick).

 

  • Continue along the Dublin road into Limerick; passing through the Annacotty roundabout (second exit), Kilmurry roundabout (third exit), Groody roundabout (second exit) and Parkway roundabout (third exit).  In each case you are following signs for Limerick.

 

  • Continue on the Dublin road, through three sets of traffic lights, down Lock Quay, (with the river on your right), until you come to the Hunt museum.

 

  • Turn left at these lights onto Ruthland St – R643 (sign: All routes, city centre)

 

  • Pass through one set of traffic lights and at the second set of lights take the immediate left onto Denmark St
  • Drive up this small one way, passing a car park and you will see, on your left the gate into the grounds of St Michaels Church
  • The Pastoral Centre is in the yard of the Church on the left hand side.

 

Any difficulty with this just telephone: 061 400133

 

 

Driving from Cork/Kerry/Newcastlewest

 

  • Follow your usual route as far as Adare. Contnue on the N21/M20 through Adare into Limerick.

 

  • Leave the M20 at junction 3, (following signposts for Raheen and then Raheen Business park).

 

  • At Ballycummin roundabout take the 1st exit onto the R510 (signposted Galway N18)

 

  • At Loughmore roundabout take the 2nd exit onto the R526 (signposted Galway N18)

 

  • Continue forward onto the R526 Entering Limerick

 

  • At Raheen Roundabout take the 2nd exit onto Saint Nessans Road - R526 (signposted City Centre)
  • At roundabout take the 2nd exit onto Saint Nessans Road - R526 (signposted City Centre)
  • At Saint Pauls Roundabout take the 2nd exit onto Saint Nessans Road - R526
  • At Ballykeeffe Roundabout take the 2nd exit onto Saint Nessans Road - R526 (signposted City Centre N20)

 

  • Keep in left hand lane then at traffic signals continue forward onto O' Connell Avenue - N20 (signposted City Centre)

 

  • Drive straight through 2 sets of traffic lights. At third set, you will have to turn left onto Mallow St, and moving into the right hand lane, turn right again onto Henry St – R527, sign: N7, N25. (This is simply a parallell one way street system).

 

  • Drive straight on, staying in the right/centre lanes, through 3 sets of traffic lights. At the fourth set you will have to turn right onto Honans Quay.

 

  • Staying in the right hand lane, follow the road around the back of Arthurs Quay shopping centre. (the river is on your left)

 

  • At the traffic lights turn right again onto Patrick Street - R463 (signposted All Routes, N18, N20)

 

  • Pass through one set of traffic lights and at the second set of lights take the immediate left onto Denmark St

 

  • Drive up this small one way, passing a car park and you will see, on your left the gate into the grounds of St Michaels Church

 

  • The Pastoral Centre is in the yard of the Church on the left hand side.

 

Any difficulty with this just telephone: 061 400133

 

 

Directions from Shannon Airport  (Also Galway/Clare)

 

  • Take the Limerick Dual Carriageway from Shannon (N19) which is well sign posted.

 

  • Leave the N19 at junction 4, then at roundabout take the 2nd exit onto the R445 (signposted Limerick City Centre). Drive through 2 further roundabouts and 5 sets of traffic lights, staying on the main road the whole way into Limerick city.

 

  • On entering the city you will cross a bridge, with a statue on the centre of it, opposite it is an Victorian-Georgian Style Old Boat House on your left. Pass Dunnes Stores, & take an immediate left following the one way to Arthurs Quay shopping centre.

 

  • Follow one way system right into Patrick Street and take second left. Drive up this small one way and on the left hand side you will see St Michaels Church, the Pastoral Centre is in the yard of the Church on the left hand side.

 

Any difficulty with this just telephone 061 – 400133

 

Walking from Limerick train station (5-10 minute walk)

 

Limerick train station is located in Parnell St.

  • Walk outside the train/bus station, to the road (Parnell St).
  • Crossing the road at the pedestrian crossing, turn right, staying on Parnell St., and walk to the traffic lights at the junction with Roches St.
  • Stay walking straight ahead, cross the road, and continue walking down Wickam St, (2 blocks) until you meet the junction of William St. Cross the main road here and walk down towards the Round House pub.
  • At the Round House, take the first left and walk down the hill. You will see St Michaels church in front of you, we are located in the grounds of the church. Walk in the pedestrian gate, into the car park and our front door is at the inside left corner of the yard. Welcome!

 

Walking from Brown Thomas (junction of William & O Connell St – city centre)

The main entrance to Brown Thomas is on O’Connell St. Exit BT, turning right.

  • At the main junction cross the road, walking towards Easons bookshop.
  • Walk down one block, passing McDonalds on the corner of (pedestranised) Cruises St, to the junction of Patrick St/Denmark St.
  • Turn right into Denmark St, and walk up past the multistorey car park. St Michael’s Church is on your left, we are located in the grounds of the church. Walk in the pedestrian gate, into the car park and our front door is at the inside left corner of the yard. Welcome!