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The Treaty Stone

Clancys Strand, Limerick lk1, Ireland
+353 61 407 100
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One of Limericks most famous landmarks. The Treaty Stone commemorates the Treaty of Limerick signed in 1691.The Treaty Stone in Limerick is situated on Clancys Strand, beside the river Shannon and opposite King Johns Castle in the ancient City of Limerick.A short stroll from the city center.
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"across the river"
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"piece of history"
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"big rock"
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"great view of the castle"
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Great history behind this Treaty Stone, which can be learned from the site. The Jacobite and Williamite wars in the 17th Century

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just over the bridge from the castle this sight is easy to get to. It is an important piece of history for Limerick and it is definitely worth a walk to see it.

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Reviewed 13 May 2018

The stone is situated on the River Shannon and marks the spot where the Treaty of Limerick was signed in 1691 by William of Orange and James II. James was defeated and William the victor. Attempts to return a Catholic monarch to the throne of...More

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Reviewed 3 April 2018

We came across this monument when walking along the river. The information provided was informative and interesting.

Thank Nicola L
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Reviewed 21 March 2018

Managed to stop and take a look at this very important landmark. So much history to know about in limerick and the stone is a very important part of it.

Thank DnBzzzzz
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Reviewed 10 November 2017

We saw this as part of our Limerick Carriage Tour. It's interesting and has some history if you like the history of the area. Not much to see around it.

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Reviewed 13 October 2017

The history of the Treaty Stone is cool but when you read the signs explaining it, you feel frustration realizing that the treaty was broken soon after the signing. But it is an important part of history. On a side note, it was moved about...More

Thank Erik K
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Reviewed 24 September 2017

This may be just a rock on a pedestal but it's a great way to see a very important piece of Irish history! Since it's a pleasant walk right across the River Shannon on Thomond Bridge from King John's Castle you get great views of...More

Thank Wilma W
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Reviewed 4 September 2017

Once you visit the castle, you should visit the Treaty Stone, as well. The information board is pretty informative about the history of the stone. Good view of King John's castle from here.

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Reviewed 31 August 2017

If you're at King John's Castle, take a few minutes and walk across the river to the Treaty Stone. As a bonus, you'll also get good photos of the castle. The treaty signed here ended the Williamite War in Ireland, though the victors soon refused...More

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