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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.

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Tourist attractions Limerick : Things to see and do

  • Hunt Museum Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    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..

  • King John's Castle Recommended Recommended

    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 ..

  • St Mary's Cathedral Recommended Recommended

    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..

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Hotels Limerick

  • Limerick City Hotel Three stars Three stars Three stars

    Lower Mallow Street IRL - Limerick

    Prix Prices from : 62 €

    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..

  • Clarion Hotel Limerick Four stars Four stars Four stars Four stars

    Steamboat Quay IRL - Limerick .

    Prix Prices from : 95 €

    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..

  • Limerick Strand Hotel

    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. Featuring large king-..

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Restaurants Limerick

  • Hamptons Grill Restaurant within a Michelin recommended hotel (or restaurant) 

    Henry St. IRL - Limerick

  • Cornstore Quite comfortable restaurant 

    19 Thomas St IRL - Limerick

    Head past the bar and up to the larger, more comfortable first floor restaurant to enjoy carefully prepared, traditional cooking. Dry aged Irish steaks form the core of the menu; seafood also plays a part - and a cocktail is a must!

  • Sash Quite comfortable restaurant 

    Pery Sq IRL - Limerick

    A relaxed modern bistro on the first floor of a hotel in the Georgian quarter; its name comes from the type of window often found in houses of this era. Contemporary styling, with a feature wall of pictures and mirrors. Wide-ranging menus.

  • 1826 Comfortable restaurant 

    Main St IRL - Adare

    This pretty little thatched cottage was built in 1826; inside it's cosy and characterful, with a wood burning stove and a rustic feel. Interesting, attractively presented dishes use well-sourced ingredients and have subtle modern touches. It's owned ..

  • The River Comfortable restaurant 

    Ennis Rd. IRL - Limerick

    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.

  • Maigue Comfortable restaurant 

    Main St IRL - Adare

    Named after the nearby river, this is a traditional hotel dining room with a formal feel and professional service. Menus focus on Irish produce and are firmly rooted in tradition; a trolley features, offering prime roast rib of beef.

  • ABG Restaurant within a Michelin recommended hotel (or restaurant) 

    Sir Harry's Mall IRL - Limerick

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