Many heritage churches have managed to survive into the twenty-first century because they are used for worship. Some are used for other purposes. However, several of Limerick's most impressive old buildings are no longer with us.
Using pictures created by the artist P. J. O'Dwyer, we will now look at some of these old houses as they looked in their glory days. O'Dwyer managed to depict them exactly as they were.
Click the next arrow to find out more about the big houses of Limerick.