Bruff is a town in the east of County Limerick located on the old Limerick - Cork Road (R512). The town lies on the Morning Star River, with two town bridges crossing the river.
The town has a pretty streetscape with many traditional shop fronts. The town played its part in the Irish Civil War and there is a memorial to Sean Wall, a volunteer of the War of Independence.
The countryside surrounding Bruff is quite scenic with Lough Gur one of Limerick’s major tourist attractions and assets nearby. This area is rich in archaeological and historical sites.
Bruff also has a strong tradition in sport and the Bruff R.F.C. is the home club of former Irish international rugby player John (The Bull) Hayes.
Nearby attractions include Lough Gur, its interpretative centre and walking trails, the award winning Terra Nova Garden, the Bruff Rugby Club and Ballyhoura Country which includes many attractions including mountain biking, hill walking, orienteering, canoeing and kayaking.