Things to see and do - Limerick
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Limerick Travel guide
Limerick : Michelin's recommendations
Situated on the River Shannon, Limerick, the fourth largest city in Ireland, is the administrative and commercial heart of the mid-west. The historic centre, known as English Town or King's Island, with its numerous examples of medieval architecture, stands on the north bank of the River Abbey, a tributary of the Shannon. The district known as Irish Town has developed on the south bank. Eamon De Valera (1882-1975), former president of the Republic, was a native of Limerick.
Tourist attractions Limerick : Things to see and do
Rutland St. IRL - Limerick
This former 18C customs house displays the remarkable collection of John and Gertrude Hunt, experts in religious and medieval art. Among the masterpieces is a carved wood sculpture of Apollo god of the arts, a little equestrian bronze attributed to L..
Nicholas St. IRL - Limerick
A notable example of fortified Norman architecture, King John's Castle was built between 1200 and 1216, and guards Thomond Bridge on the east bank of the River Shannon. It has no keep. However, massive round towers reinforce the gate and the curtain ..
Mary St. IRL - Limerick
The oldest building in Limerick, the Anglican Cathedral was built in 1168 by a King of Munster, Dónall Mòr O'Brien, on King's Island in the River Shannon. Parts of the king's palace have been incorporated in the original church (formerly cruciform) b..
Steamboat Quay IRL - Limerick .
In Limerick city centre, this modern Clarion Hotel is Ireland's tallest hotel and it offers stylish rooms with views of the River Shannon. Guests have free use of the luxury health club. Sanovitae Health & Fitness Club features a modern, fully equip..
Lower Mallow Street IRL - Limerick
With views over the River Shannon, Limerick City Hotel is in the heart of the city centre, 5 minutes’ walk from Colbert Bus and Train Station. It offers spacious rooms with TVs, a restaurant and bar along with free WiFi available throughout. Limeric..
Ennis Road IRL - Limerick
Situated in the heart of Limerick, the 4-star award-winning Limerick Strand Hotel is next to the River Shannon. The luxurious hotel offers spacious rooms, a steam room, and 2 hot tubs. Shannon Airport is a 20-minute drive away. Guests can relax and ..
Henry St IRL - Limerick / Luimneach
Pery Sq IRL - Limerick
First floor hotel brasserie with well-spaced tables, Georgian-style furniture and a semi-open kitchen. Modern, flavoursome bistro dishes showcase local and Irish produce; beef features highly. Well-versed service and a laid-back feel.
Ennis Rd IRL - Limerick
IRL - Adare
Ennis Rd IRL - Limerick / Luimneach
Stylish, modern hotel restaurant with smartly laid tables and river views. The experienced chef name-checks local producers on the menu; dishes are traditional and provide plenty of choice. There's also a good value early bird selection.
Sir Harry's Mall IRL - Limerick / Luimneach