The Official Guide to Limerick, Ireland
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Towns & Villages

County Limerick is a place of rural charm and great beauty, with a gently undulating landscape that varies from the mountains of Ballyhoura in the Golden Vale to the Shannon Estuary.

Discover attractive towns like Castleconnell, Murroe and Kilmallock and experience the allure of Ireland's prettiest village, Adare,

County gems include the outstanding Lough Gur which is home to the Grange Stone Circle, one of Ireland’s most intriguing archaeological sites, and Foynes Flying Boat Museum, an absorbing museum marking the predecessor to the modern runways of Shannon Airport and the home of the Irish Coffee.

Fr William Casey Monument, Abbeyfeale, County Limerick


Abbeyfeale is the second largest town in the county of Limerick. This historical market town is pleasantly situated on the river Feale in the foothills of the Mullaghareirk Mountains which is a great spot for fishing.


Adare County Limerick


With its picture postcard main street of thatched cottages and medieval buildings, Adare is a major tourist destination in particular for overseas visitors.

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Annacotty is situated on the banks of the Mulkear River 7 kilometres from Limerick city just off the N7 Limerick – Dublin route.


Askeaton Castle, County Limerick


Askeaton is one of the oldest towns in County Limerick, located on the banks of the Deel River, 3 kilometres upstream from the Shannon.


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Athea is a small rural village in the west of County Limerick, approximately 3 kilometres from the Limerick - Kerry border.


Ballingary, County Limerick


This rural village is located south west of County Limerick on the R518 road and set in lush pastureland and overlooked by the hill of Knockfierna.


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Ballylanders is a small village in the south east of County Limerick. The main street is dominated by traditional shop fronts and has the first Irish example of a 20th century modern architectural style of round churches.


Welcome to Bruff, County Limerick


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 Old Mill, Bruree, County Limerick


Bruree is a village in the south-east of County Limerick on the Maigue River and is steeped in history and rich in archaeology.


Cappamore Show, County Limerick


Cappamore is also a popular rural base for salmon fishing the Mulkear, which is renowned as one of the finest Salmon rivers in Ireland.


Castleconnell, County Limerick


Castleconnell is a pretty village on the banks of the Shannon River, located 11 kilometres from Limerick city, close to the borders of Clare and Tipperary.


Castletroy Golf Club, County Limerick


Castletroy is located on the N7 Limerick – Dublin road, approximately 4 kilometres from the city centre. It is a fast growing suburb and the largest in Munster with a population in excess of 11,000 inhabitants.


Croom Sign, County Limerick


Croom is a small rural town in the south of County Limerick, just off the N20 Limerick - Cork Road. Situated on the Maigue River, the town has a significant archaeological history with a round tower dating back to the 12th century.




Dooradoyle is a relatively new suburb of Limerick city, built from the 1960’s onwards. It is an attractive location for families and for business, with the neighbouring Raheen Business Park providing significant employment to the area.


Dromcollogher County Limerick


Dromcollogher is a small town in close proximity to the Cork border situated in the Golden Vale. This medieval town has played a significant role in history, being one of the starting points of the Co-operative Movement in Ireland in the late 19th Century.



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