The Official Guide to Limerick, Ireland
A great place to live, work and visit!

50 Things to Do

King Johns Castle

1. Explore Limerick’s most iconic landmark, King John’s Castle

Visitors of all ages will find something to inspire and excite them at King John’s Castle.

Categories: Historic Limerick

Highlights of The Hunt Museum Lecture Series Limerick

2. See the internationally important collection of art and artefacts at the Hunt Museum

Exhibiting one of Ireland's greatest private collections of art and antiquities, dating from the Neolithic to the 20th Century, including works by Renoir, Picasso and Yeats.

Categories: Museums, Attractions/Activities

Thomond Park Museum showcasing the proud history and heritage of Munster Rugby

3. Brush up on your rugby knowledge at Thomond Park Stadium

Experience the proud history and heritage of Munster Rugby at Thomond Park Stadium's spectacular interactive museum. or follow in the footsteps of Munster heroes by taking a look behind the scenes at the historic stadium.


Foynes Flying Boat Museum, Limerick

4. Visit the absorbing Foynes Flying Boat & Maritime Museum

Housed in the original terminal building in County Limerick, the museum recalls that nostalgic era when Foynes became the centre of the aviation world from 1939 to 1945.


Limerick Museum

5. Uncover Limerick’s intriguing past at the Limerick Museum

The Limerick Museum's displays illustrate the long and varied history of Limerick City and the surrounding area. 

Categories: Museums

Limerick Racecourse

6. Take in a Sporting Event

Did you know that Limerick is often referred to as "Ireland’s Sporting Capital"? The City was awarded the coveted European City of Sport title back in 2011. Make sure to take in a sporting event while you’re here!

Categories: Sport

The Locke Bar

7. Check out Limerick’s Legendary Nightlife Scene

Whether it’s a Guinness, a Cosmopolitan or a cold beer, you’ll find plenty of stylish bars, cosy pubs and happening nightclubs in Limerick to suit your tastes.

Categories: Pubs


8. Get on your bike at Ballyhoura Mountain Bike Trails

These trails are the largest trail network of its kind in Ireland and provide many options for off-road cycling in the mountains.


Limerick Fireworks

9. Join in on the Festival Fun!

Limerick puts on a compelling menu of festivals and events each year! 

Categories: Festival/Special Event

Angela's Ashes Walking Tours

10. Take the Angela’s Ashes Walking Tour

This tour is based on Frank McCourt’s best-selling memoir of his childhood in 1930s Limerick.

Categories: Tours

Welcome to the Frank McCourt Museum at Leamy House, Limerick

11. Learn even more about the Pulitzer Prize winning author of Angela's Ashes

The Frank McCourt Museum is a memorial to one of Limerick's greatest authors.

Categories: Museums

Lough Gur Limerick

12. Explore the hidden histories of Neolithic Lough Gur

You will be captivated by the beauty, charm and tranquillity of this ancient place. The visitor centre tells the story of Pre-Celtic Ireland dating back to 3000 BC.

Categories: Attractions/Activities

Shopping - Limerick Milk Market

13. Browse around Limerick’s famous Milk Market

Here you’ll discover the very best of fresh, natural produce from great farmhouse cheeses and chutneys, just-caught fish and artisan meats, organic fruit & vegetables, to delicious healthy breads and fresh pressed juices.

Categories: Top Picks, Food & Drink, Market/Fair

St Marys Cathedral 156

14. Visit Limerick’s oldest building still in daily use, the 11th Century St. Mary’s Cathedral

Most noteworthy relics of the past, within the ancient Cathedral, are the ancient altar stone used when Mass was celebrated in the Cathedral and the splendidly carved misericords in the choir.

Categories: Churches & Settlements

Bedford Row Shopping

15. Get some retail therapy!

Check out Limerick’s many colourful independent boutiques and high street stores.

Categories: Shopping


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Format: 2017-03-23
Format: 2017-03-23