The Official Guide to Limerick, Ireland
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Experience Limerick

Experience Limerick

There is always something to do in Limerick which is virtually bursting with fascinating historic sights, wonderful old pubs, fashionable bars, glossy shops, smart restaurants, good transport links and numerous sleeping options.

Whether you are a fan of theatre, opera, ballet, modern dance or something more active like rugby, Gaelic football or hurling Limerick city offers these in abundance.

As well as the internationally renowned Hunt Museum with its exceptional art collection including works from Picasso, da Vinci and Renoir, Limerick also boasts a wonderful medieval precinct with the famous 800-year-old King John’s Castle and St Mary’s Cathedral.

Conquered by the Vikings in the ninth century, this bustling modern city has a rich medieval past, which resounds around its ancient streets.

With almost 50 per cent of the population under the age of 30, Limerick is a vibrant, living, cosmopolitan city. 

The city boats a compelling menu of festivals and events throughout the year including the internationally renowned EV+A exhibition, the St Patrick’s Festival, Riverfest and the Limerick Pride Festival.

Limerick makes a great base for exploring the excellent surrounding sights and is just a 15 minute drive from Shannon International Airport. 

Adare VillageKing John's Castle, LimerickBedford Row Limerick

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Lonely Planet, Travel Guide

"Limerick has an intriguing castle, a lively art museum and contemporary cafe culture to go with its uncompromised pubs, as well as locals who go out of their way to welcome you."

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Limerick - Trip Advisor Travellers' Choice Destination 2012

Trip Advisor - Travellers' Choice Destinations 2012 Winner

"Medieval castles and churches give the city a grand feel, while the pubs crawl with lively locals and students who are all craving just one more pint of Guinness." Read more

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Format: 2017-02-20
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