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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

View across the 10th green
Dromoland Castle Golf Club
Newmarket-on-Fergus, Co. Clare
Course Type: Parkland
Dromoland Castle Golf and Country Club has been in existence since 1962 and golf has been played for 43 years over the lush rolling tree lined landscape that drains into Dromoland Lough with the Castle as a backdrop. The course has been entir ...
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Self Catering

There is no featured selfcatering establishment in the area

What's On

Killaloe Farmers Market - County Clare - Sundays
Between The Waters, Killaloe, County Clare

Sundays: 11am - 3pm

Contact:

Joe Keane Tel: 0872314132

Molly O'Mara Tel: 0868980356, email: mollyemer@hotmail.com
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Tourist Attractions

Thomond Park Stadium - Limerick County Limerick Ireland
Thomond Park Stadium
Limerick, Co. Limerick
Follow in the footsteps of your Munster heroes by taking a look behind the scenes at the historic Thomond Park Stadium. The stadium tour takes you to places usually only accessible to players and officials. From a seat in the home dressing room t ...
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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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