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Limerick, Co. Limerick

Limerick (Irish: Luimneach: Lom na nEach - the bare place - i.e. open ground - of the horses) is a city and the county seat of County Limerick in the province of Munster, in the midwest of Ireland. The city lies on the River Shannon, with three main crossing points near the city centre.

Limerick City is one of the country's main tourist destinations, the city is only a 15 minute drive from Shannon Airport. The city is the first to provide visitors to the city with 'Street Ambassadors', people designated to help others around and make the stay in Limerick more enjoyable.

Tourist attractions in the city centre include King John's Castle (1212), St. Mary's Cathedral, Limerick (1168), Hunt Museum, several (seasonal) tours (Angela's Ashes walking tour of Limerick City, Hop on-Hop off Sightseeing tour of Limerick City, The historical walking tour of Limerick and Boat tours along the River Shannon), the University of Limerick, Georgian house and gardens, Treaty Stone, and more. Adare village and the Foynes Flying Boat Museum (all on the outskirts of the city) are also popular attractions.

Gardens

There is no featured garden in the area

Golf

Limerick Golf Club - Limerick Ireland
Limerick Golf Club
Limerick, Co. Limerick
Course Type: Parkland
Limerick Golf Club is a mature par 72 parkland course measuring over 6,500 yards in length, with a number of holes designed by Dr. Alister McKenzie, architect of Lahinch and Augusta National, and others by John D. Harris. The course starts of ...
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Self Catering

There is no featured selfcatering establishment in the area

What's On

Dooradoyle Crescent Farmers Market - Co Limerick
Wednesdays 9.30-14.30

Location:

The Crescent Shopping Centre, Dooradoyle, Limerick

Contact:

Gareth Granville E-Mail: gareth.granville@mac.com Tel: 086 806 9605
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Tourist Attractions

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Dromore Wood
Ennis, Co. Clare
Dromore Wood is a nature reserve that covers an area of approximately 400 hectares (1,000 acres). There is a great variety of habitats to support a diverse range of plant and animal life including a river, lakes, turloughs, callows, limestone pav ...
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Wedding Venues

Wedding
The Mustard Seed at Echo Lodge
Ballingarry, Co. Limerick
Home to his famous restaurant, The Mustard Seed, which started life in Adare in 1985, Dan Mullane’s spacious Victorian country residence is set on seven acres of lovely gardens, with mature trees, shrubberies, a kitchen garden and orchard - ...
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Special Offers

  • No.1 Pery Square Hotel & Spa - Short Breaks

    No. 1 Pery Square Hotel & Spa is a stunning property occupying a large corner site on Limerick city’s most gracious Georgian square - overlooking a leafy park and only a minute’s stroll away from the City Art Gallery. Enjoy a one night luxury package with accommodation, breakfast, dinner & access to the thermal spa from just €109 per person sharing..
  • Limerick Strand Hotel - Hopper of an Offer - Easter Foodies Getaway

    Enjoy a Two Night getaway break this Easter at the 4* Limerick Strand Hotel. Ideally located only a 5 minute stroll from the famous weekend Milk Market with special Easter Markets just €99 per person sharing for two nights B&B and dinner on one evening

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