TAIT'S CLOCK IN LIMERICK [BAKER PLACE NEAR THE PERRY SQUARE]
Tait's Clock is a prominent landmark in Limerick City, Ireland. It was constructed in 1866 to honour a Limerick entrepreneur, Sir Peter Tait, who began the Tait's Clothing Factory in Limerick during the 1850s.
The clock is a freestanding carved limestone Gothic style clock tower, erected in 1867. It is 70 feet tall and has four clock faces, one on each side. The clock is topped with a decorative cast-iron finial.
The clock is located in Baker Place, a small square in the heart of Limerick City. It is a popular tourist destination and is often used as a landmark. The clock is also a popular spot for locals to gather and chat.
Tait's Clock is a reminder of a time when manufacturing and factories were the heart of Limerick's industrial landscape. It is also a testament to the entrepreneurial spirit of Sir Peter Tait, who helped to shape the city's history.
Here are some additional facts about Tait's Clock: