This 3.8km Castleconnell Slí begins at the Ferry Car Park beside the new playground. On leaving the car park turn right in the direction of the Castleoaks Hotel passing the Irish Harp Centre on your way.
Continue on to Flannans Terrace and then turn left passed the cottages onto the Belmont Road. Follow the Belmont Road passing the entrance to Castle Rock estate, crossover the railway track and head up to the Dublin Road.
On joining the Dublin Road you turn left in the direction of Daly’s Cross. At Daly’s Cross, take extra care when crossing onto the footpath in the direction of Castleconnell village.
At Skehan’s cross turn left down passed the primary school and continue on passing the train station on your left. On reaching the water pump walkers can take a loop of the village or continue on passed the Castle Ruin and return to the car park.
Slí na Sláinte
Slí na Sláinte stands for 'path to health'. Developed by the Irish Heart Foundation - the national heart and stroke charity - it's the outgoing way to make walking far more enjoyable.
Already, it's capturing the attention of young and old, not only in Ireland but in Europe and other parts of the world too! And no wonder, because it's a fun, healthy way for the average adult to accumulate the recommended 30 minutes of physical activity on most, or preferably all days of the week. You'll find Slí na Sláinte walking routes all over Ireland.
They are marked by bright, colourful signposts which are not numbered and are situated at 1 km intervals. Simply follow the Km signs, set your pace to suit your enjoyment and you'll quickly feel better and get fitter. You will also experience a great sense of achievement.
Castleconnell, County Limerick