History & Heritage
of the Limerick Diocese
Brief History of the Diocese of Limerick
Though the shadowy figure of the seventh century St. Munchin is its patron, the Diocese of Limerick actually dates from the twelfth century when its boundaries were laid down at the Synod of Rathbreasail.
Learn more about Limerick Diocesan Archives and what records are available.
Diocesan Heritage Project
The Diocese of Limerick Heritage Project aims to present a brief history of each parish in the Diocese.
World Meeting of Families
The World Meeting of Families 2018 was the ninth World Meeting of Families and took place in Dublin between 21 and 26 August 2018.
Over 100 proposals to create a more unified, inclusive and accessible Church in the Diocese of Limerick were voted on at a three-day Synod in Limerick in April 2016.