11 Iconic Insta Spots in Limerick

  • People's Park Limerick. Picture: Alan Place

With its remarkable history, gorgeous countryside and edgy personality, Limerick is filled with enviable photo opportunities. We’re lucky to be surrounded by stunning landscapes and picturesque attractions that keep both locals and visitors exploring - don't forget to capture your memories along the way!

Magical, mythical Lough Gur is alive with colour and makes a great backdrop for those Instagram selfies! No filter needed.

You can’t come to Limerick and not get your photo taken in front the striking 13th-century castle, which boasts some of the best views of the city!

Limerick has a coastal drive to rival even the most famous road trips across the world! Windows down, music up, camera out! Make sure to leave the photography to the passengers!

With views for days, it's safe to say Ballyhoura in County Limerick isn't camera shy! Undulating green pastures, woodlands, hills and mountains in abundance, this is a great place to capture that perfect shot.

Limerick's majestic River Shannon sweeps through the county. Whether you're capturing it from a kayak or on dry land the glistening water will guarantee plenty of likes on your post!

A trip to the countryside is a must for any outdoor photographers! With 313 hectares of glorious forestry to roam, you’ll find plenty of picturesque settings at Curraghchase.

Another great location to snap a pic is People’s Park in the heart of Georgian Limerick. Whatever the weather, this beautiful green space is well-loved through every season. Instagammers love to share their selfies at the 19th century drinking fountain and charming bandstand in the park.

Crystal clear waters of the Clare river flow through dense forest in a red sandstone gorge, creating a truly stunning setting at the Clare Glens in County Limerick. The numerous waterfalls which flow through the sandstone make for a gorgeous nature shot to share on Instagram.

One of the things that makes Limerick so photo-worthy is the presence of centuries-old buildings at every turn. St. Mary’s Cathedral is one of the oldest buildings in Limerick and is always a favourite spot to get your picture taken at.

Any prolonged walk around the city and you’re sure to stumble across some pretty impressive street art that you can turn into likes. Renowned street artists from all over the world come to Limerick to make their mark, and what they leave behind are vibrant, evocative, uniting murals - and the perfect backdrop for your snaps.

Capture an 11/10 shot for the 'Gram in Ireland’s prettiest village. Almost every corner and crevice of Adare is photo-worthy with picture perfect thatched cottages and medieval buildings along the main street, scenic riverbank walkway and magnificent 5* Manor Hotel.

The Vikings founded Limerick in 922 and they were well up for a summer celebration. Since then, we’ve had 11 centuries to perfect the art of the brilliant summer and we think this one will be our best yet. Head straight to Limerick.ie/11 to find out more and plan your break.

Want to see your most Instagrammable Limerick photos in one of our galleries? Post your Limerick shots on IG using #Limerick11 and you just might find it here in the future!

Map of Limerick's Iconic Insta Spots