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Castleconnell, Co. Limerick

Castleconnell is a scenic village on the banks of the River Shannon, some 11 km from Limerick city and within a few minutes walk of the boundaries with counties Clare and Tipperary.

Many fine nineteenth-century buildings overlook the Shannon in Castleconnell. One of these, the former schoolhouse, is now home to the Irish Harp Centre, run by noted harpist Janet Harbison and her husband. Another, the former convent, is now the Castleoaks House Hotel, which is a popular venue for wedding receptions. A little south of the village lies the ruins of the once-grand Mountshannon house, a Palladian mansion gutted by fire early in the 20th century.

The village centre has recently seen development activity including the building of new shop and business premises. There has also been much high density housing development in the area in recents times, due to its close proximity to Limerick city. These developments have come under some criticism from locals who claim that they are not in keeping with the character or development plans of the village[citation needed].
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Rail to Castleconnell

Castleconnell, Co. Limerick is served by Castleconnell.

Bus to Castleconnell

  • Bus routes operated by Bus ireann:
    • 323:
      • Birr (Post Office Emmett Square) - Limerick (Henry St)
      • Limerick (Bus Station) - Nenagh (Rail Station)
    • 332:
      • Dundrum (Tipp) (Golden Vale Ballroom) - Limerick (Bus Station)
      • Limerick (Bus Station) - Dundrum (Tipp) (Opp Golden Vale)
    • 341:
      • Bilboa Cross (Bilboa Sports Grounds) - Shannon Industrial Estate (GE Money)
      • Shannon Ind Est (Opp GE Money) - Bilboa Cross (Opp Sports Grounds)
    • 72:
      • Athlone (Bus Station) - Limerick (Bus Station)
      • Limerick (Bus Station) - Athlone (Bus Station)

Hotels in Castleconnell

Castle Oaks House Hotel Castle Oaks House Hotel

Castleconnell, Limerick, Co. Limerick
The Castle Oaks Hotel sits on the banks of the River Shannon, just a 5-minute drive from Limerick Castletroy, Limerick University. It has an award-winning restaurant, a pool, spa and free parking.

Restaurants in Castleconnell

The Acorn @ Castle Oaks Hotel & Riverside Mews The Acorn @ Castle Oaks Hotel & Riverside Mews

The Acorn Restaurant, Castle Oaks Hotel & Riverside Mews, Castleconnell, Co. Limerick
Award winning Acorn Restaurant in Limerick serves superb cuisine, prepared from fresh local Irish produce in luxurious surroundings.

Ti Sean Restaurant Ti Sean Restaurant

Castle Street, Castleconnell, Co. Limerick

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Pubs & Nightlife

Castleconnell Pubs and Nightlife: An essential part of Ireland's social life and a must for every visitor.

Map of Castleconnell