Experience Limerick

  • Limerick Milk Market. Picture credit: Diarmuid Greene/Fusionshooters

    Welcome to Limerick

Ireland’s third largest city and first City of Culture, Limerick is also its most friendly and welcoming destination; a cultural hotbed, renowned for its many archaeological and historic wonders; the economic core of Ireland’s Mid-West but widely known for its warmth and home town feel.

Few regions offer the magical blend of City and County quite like Limerick. With a whole host of superb accommodation options, family fun festivals, exciting arts and cultural events and award-winning restaurants, shopping, buzzing nightlife, top class activities and attractions, Limerick truly has something for everyone to enjoy!

Limerick is synonymous with sport so it doesn’t matter whether you prefer to spectate or participate, one thing you can rely on is that there is some major sporting action for you to enjoy while visiting Limerick City and County.

It has often been said that perhaps Limerick’s biggest attraction of all is the people themselves who are warm, witty and welcoming! So whether you are visiting city or county, or both, you are sure to enjoy your stay.

Clancy's Strand Limerick

Limerick City - quirky, vibrant and so different

An ancient city on the banks of the mighty River Shannon, Limerick is bustling, vibrant and utterly individual. From its beautiful Georgian architecture and grand museums to its sport-obsessed locals, Limerick City will win you over with its unique charm.

Lough Gur sunrise Pic by Liam Mcnamara

Gloriously Charming County Limerick

From the diversity of its breathtaking landscapes and spectacular coastline, to the mystical charms of its ancient past and its picturesque towns, County Limerick is full of colour and charm.

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King John's Castle, Limerick. Photo Piotr Machowczyk