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Limerick Sundial

The 2.1 metre high limestone sundial, carved by Ken Thompson, at the University of Limerick can be found near the entrance to the Stables Courtyard. The two inscriptions on the plinth read, "I have considered the days of old and the years that have past" and "Whilst Phoebus on me shines then view my shade and lines" The upper face of the dial tells the time from March to September and bears the date MCMLXXXV (1985) while the lower face reads September to March and bears the motto LAUS DEO
There is an Equation of Time plaque and a dedication "Equatorial Sundial presented by Patrick Whelan Architect and his fellow consultants"

North 52° 40'    West 8° 34'

Irish Grid    R  158400   161500

If you know the location of a sundial in Ireland (NOT a mass produced DIY Store garden ornament) please email it to me (Click here to email M.J.Harley) - a member of British Sundial Society
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