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Limerick City, Co. Limerick

Limerick city began as a Viking colony on an island in the rver Shannon and it is now the fourth largest city in the country. A city of fine, wide regular streets, it has excellent shops and stores. In recent times it has benefitted very much from its proximity to shannon Airport and from its new found rôle as capital of the Mid-West Region. It is a city very much of a historical and litery focus and has a great sporting tradition.

On this page you can see a map of Limerick City, see what's on in Limerick City, find out how to get to Limerick City, find things to see and do in Limerick City, visit local websites for Limerick City, find Hotels in Limerick City, find Guesthouses in Limerick City, find Self-Catering Accommodation in Limerick City, browse restaurants in Limerick City.

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Rail to Limerick City

Limerick City, Co. Limerick is served by Limerick.

Bus to Limerick City

  • Bus routes operated by Bus ireann:
    • 13:
      • Tralee (Bus Station) - University of Limerick (Stables)
      • University of Limerick (Stables) - Tralee (Bus Station)
    • 14:
      • Killarney (Bus Station) - Limerick (Bus Station)
      • University of Limerick (Stables) - Killarney (Bus Station)
    • 301:
      • St Nessans Rd (Opp Regional Hosp) - Westbury (St Nicholas Church)
      • Westbury (St Nicholas Church) - St Nessans Rd (Opp Regional Hosp)
    • 302:
      • Caherdavin (Jctn of Derravaragh Rd) - Henry Street (Dunnes Stores)
      • Henry Street (Dunnes Stores) - Caherdavin (Jctn of Derravaragh Rd)
    • 303:
      • O Malley Pk (Opp 158 Sunny Hghts) - Pineview (Delmege Gardens)
      • Pineview (Delmege Gardens) - O Malley Pk (Opp 158 Sunny Hghts)
    • 304:
      • Ballycummin (Opp Clohessys Bar) - University of Limerick (Stables)
      • University of Limerick (Stables) - Ballycummin (Opp Clohessys Bar)
    • 304X:
      • Raheen (Opposite Raheen Church) - University of Limerick (Stables)
    • 305:
      • Lynwood Park (Toghers Shop) - St Marys Pk (Outside No 122 St Itas St)
      • St Marys Pk (Outside No 122 St Itas St) - Lynwood Park (Toghers Shop)
    • 306:
      • Ballynanty (Opp No 93 Shanabooly Rd) - Edward St (Quins Cottage)
      • Edward St (Quins Cottage) - Ballynanty (Opp No 93 Shanabooly Rd)
    • 313:
      • Ardnacrusha (ESB Station Car Park) - Limerick (Bus Station)
      • Limerick (Bus Station) - Ardnacrusha (ESB Station Car Park)
    • 314:
      • Ballybunion (Garda Station) - Limerick (Bus Station)
      • Limerick (Bus Station) - Ballybunion (Opp Garda Station)
    • 320:
      • Charleville (Moloney Jewellers) - Limerick (Bus Station)
      • Limerick (Bus Station) - Croom (High Street Old Mill Bar)
    • 321:
      • Limerick (Bus Station) - Newcastle West (Courtney Lodge Hotel)
      • Newcastle West (Opp Courtney Lodge) - Limerick (Bus Station)
    • 323:
      • Birr (Post Office Emmett Square) - Limerick (Henry St)
      • Limerick (Bus Station) - Nenagh (Rail Station)
    • 328:
      • Galbally (The Square Monument) - Limerick (Bus Station)
      • Limerick (Bus Station) - Mitchelstown (AIB Bank - Main St)
    • 329:
      • Kilfinane (Opp Amber Filling Station) - Limerick (Bus Station)
      • Limerick (Bus Station) - Kilfinane (Amber Filling Station)
    • 332:
      • Dundrum (Tipp) (Golden Vale Ballroom) - Limerick (Bus Station)
      • Limerick (Bus Station) - Dundrum (Tipp) (Opp Golden Vale)
    • 336:
      • Kilkee (Ketts Bar Gratten St) - Limerick (Bus Station)
      • Limerick (Bus Station) - Kilkee (Ketts Bar Gratten St)
    • 341:
      • Bilboa Cross (Bilboa Sports Grounds) - Shannon Industrial Estate (GE Money)
      • Shannon Ind Est (Opp GE Money) - Bilboa Cross (Opp Sports Grounds)
    • 343:
      • Ennis (Bus Station) - Limerick (Bus Station)
      • Limerick (Bus Station) - Sixmilebridge (Opp Bill McGregors Pub)
    • 343X:
      • Ennis (Kelly's Corner St Josephs Hosp) - Limerick (Bus Station)
      • Limerick (Bus Station) - Ennis (Bus Station)
    • 345:
      • Limerick (Bus Station) - Scariff (OMearas Pharmacy)
      • Scariff (OMearas Pharmacy) - William St (Superdrug Pharmacy)
    • 346:
      • Limerick (Bus Station) - Whitegate (Clare) (Church)
      • Whitegate (Clare) (Church) - Limerick (Bus Station)
    • 347:
      • Limerick (Bus Station) - Tipperary (Abbey Street)
      • Limerick (Henry St) - Limerick (Bus Station)
    • 51:
      • Cork (Bus Station - Parnell Place) - Galway (Bus Station)
      • Galway (Bus Station) - Cork (Bus Station - Parnell Place)
    • 55:
      • Limerick (Bus Station) - Waterford (Bus Station)
      • Waterford (Bus Station) - Limerick (Bus Station)
    • 72:
      • Athlone (Bus Station) - Limerick (Bus Station)
      • Limerick (Bus Station) - Athlone (Bus Station)
    • X12:
      • Dublin Airport (Atrium Rd Zone 12) - Limerick (Bus Station)
      • Limerick (Bus Station) - Dublin Airport (Atrium Rd Zone 12)
    • X51:
      • Galway (Bus Station) - University of Limerick (Stables)
      • University of Limerick (Stables) - Galway (Bus Station)
  • Bus routes operated by Eurobus:
    • 307
    • 308
    • 251:
      • Cork Airport
    • 712-X:
      • Limerick Arthur's Quay
  • Bus routes operated by J.J.Kavanagh & Sons:
    • NUG07:
      • Tourist Information Office Waterford
  • Bus routes operated by Dublin Coach:
    • 300:
      • Annacotty
      • O'Connell Bridge
  • Bus routes operated by Kenneally's Bus Service:
    • 398
    • 735:
      • Zone 14

Things to See and Do in Limerick City

King John's Castle

Kings Island, Limerick City, Co. Limerick, Ireland
The Castle was built between 1200 and 1210 and was repaired and extended many time in the following centuries. The visitors centre at the Castle contains an imaginative historical exhibition which tells the story of the Castle. Archaeological excavat...

The Belltable Arts Centre

O'Connell Street, Limerick City, Co Limerick, Ireland
The Belltable Arts Centre provides access to all forms of performance and visual arts through the widest variety of formats including: Theatre, Dance, Music and Literature.

Bishop's Palace

Co. Limerick, Ireland
Adjacent to King John's Castle, this is the restored home of former Protestant Bishops of Limerick. The Palace has a classical facade and is related to the English Palladian style. The house is currently occupied by Limerick Civic Trust and visitors are w

Delta Adventure City

Building 4, Unit 1 Delta Retail Park, Ballysimon Road, Limerick, Co. Limerick, Ireland
Delta Adventure City is Ireland’s largest children's activity centre. Their recently revamped centre has many new attractions. Caters for parties, school tours, summer camps, Christmas events with Santa's grotto. We are the ideal location for kids with th

Fresh Film Festival

Co Limerick, Ireland
Annual film event for young people aged 12 - 18 years, including feature films, workshops and the Irish Schools Video Competition, with details and contact information.

Lime Tree Theatre

Mary Immaculate College, Courtbrack Ave, off Dock Road, Limerick City, Co. Limerick
Opened in October 2012, the Lime Tree Theatre is a brand new, state-of-the-art 510 seat theatre, situated in Mary Immaculate College in Limerick city centre. The venue hosts a wide range of performances, including theatre, music, comedy, traditional arts,

Limerick City Gallery of Art

Pery Square, Limerick City, Co. Limerick, Ireland
Featuring a permanent collection of 18th, 19th and 20th century Irish art belonging to some of the most acclaimed artists of the past. An extensive temporary exhibition program of 40+ exhibitions per year. Major renovation and expansion in 1998 to the Car

Limerick City Hall

Merchant Quay, Limerick City

Limerick Museum

City Hall, Merchants' Quay, Limerick City, Co. Limerick, Ireland

Nevsail Nevsail's Limerick City Kayaking Tours

River Shannon, Limerick City, Co. Limerick
Kayak tours of Limerick City

The Hunt Museum

Rutland Street, Limerick City, Co. Limerick, Ireland
The Hunt Museum has on display antiquities ranging from pre-dynastic Egypt to Irish archaeological works to fine art of the 20th Century. On display is the Antrim cross of about 800 A.D., a drawing by Picasso and the rearing horse attributed to Leonardo d

Thomond Park

Co. Limerick

Hotels in Limerick City

Clarion Hotel Limerick Clarion Hotel Limerick

Steamboat Quay, Limerick, Co. 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.

Limerick City Hotel Limerick City Hotel

Lower Mallow Street, Limerick, Co. 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.

Maldron Hotel & Leisure Centre Limerick Maldron Hotel & Leisure Centre Limerick

Southern Ring Road, Roxboro, Limerick, Co. Limerick
Maldron Hotel Limerick offers a leisure centre, bar, restaurant, free Wi-Fi and free parking, near the Cork to Dublin route. The city centre is just 2 km away.

Pery Pery's Hotel

Glentworth Street, Limerick, Co. Limerick
Boasting a relaxing sauna and modern gym, Pery’s Hotel is situated in the heart of Limerick’s shopping district in the historic Georgian quarter. With free WiFi and there is live music every weekend.

Radisson BLU Hotel and Spa, Limerick Radisson BLU Hotel and Spa, Limerick

Ennis Road, Limerick, Co. Limerick
Set in 20 acres of landscaped gardens, this Radisson Blu Hotel and Spa offers luxury accommodation, free parking, and an award-winning restaurant. Guests can relax with the Rain Spa & Wellness Clinic, leisure facilities, and 2 bars.

Absolute Hotel Limerick Absolute Hotel Limerick

Sir Harry's Mall, Limerick, Co. Limerick
Overlooking the Abbey River in Limerick’s Medieval Quarter, this luxurious Absolute Hotel boasts chic, stylish rooms with 32-inch plasma TVs. Spacious rain showers are provided in each modern bathroom.

Castletroy Park Hotel Castletroy Park Hotel

Dublin Road, Limerick, Co. Limerick
Next to the University of Limerick, this 4-star luxury hotel provides bright and spacious rooms with king-size beds and free Wi-Fi. Guests can enjoy the 20-metre pool, hot tub, and steam room.

George Boutique Hotel George Boutique Hotel

O'Connell Street, Limerick, Co. Limerick
The George is a boutique hotel on O’Connell Street in Limerick city centre. It has air-conditioned rooms with free internet access, and a restaurant serving Italian cuisine.

Greenhills Hotel Limerick Greenhills Hotel Limerick

Ennis Road, Limerick, Co. Limerick
This family-run hotel is just 10 minutes’ drive from Limerick City, 12 miles from Shannon Airport. There is a pool and hot tub, free parking and free Wi-Fi.

Limerick Strand Hotel Limerick Strand Hotel

Ennis Road, Limerick, Co. 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.

No.1 Pery Square Hotel & Spa No.1 Pery Square Hotel & Spa

Pery Square, Limerick, Co. Limerick
This boutique town house is close to Limerick city centre and opposite Pery Square (Peoples’ Park). It offers free wired internet, luxury rooms and organic spa treatments. No.

The Savoy Hotel The Savoy Hotel

Henry Street, Limerick, Co. Limerick
The Savoy is a boutique hotel right in the centre of Limerick, between historic King John's Castle and the landmark that is Thomond Park. Overlooking the River Shannon, it offers 3 restaurants and luxurious bedrooms with free Wi-Fi.

Travelodge Limerick Travelodge Limerick

Coonagh Roundabout, Ennis Road (N18), Limerick, V94 R990, Co. Limerick
6 km from Limerick city centre, the Limerick Travelodge is perfectly situated to explore Kerry, Clare and Galway. Free WiFi with unlimited data for all devices is available throughout the hotel.

Woodfield House Hotel Woodfield House Hotel

Ennis Road, Limerick, Co. Limerick
Located a short stroll from Limerick city on the upmarket Ennis Road; the hotel’s location on the Limerick-Galway Road means that you can experience the best of both worlds.

Guesthouses in Limerick City

The Pier Hotel The Pier Hotel

Sarsfield Bridge, Limerick, V94 E6HD, Co. Limerick
The Pier Hotel has views of the River Shannon and is located in the centre of Limerick, with a bar, a restaurant and free WiFi. The Quays Restaurant is a sports-themed venue with a large selection of drinks and a bar food menu.

The Boutique The Boutique

Denmark Street, Limerick, Co. Limerick
The Boutique is located in the heart of Limerick city centre, beside the pedestrian shopping area, close to pubs, restaurants, cafes and local attractions. The Boutique offers comfortable en suite rooms and free WiFi.

Self-Catering Accommodation in Limerick City

Bishops Quay Apartment Bishops Quay Apartment

Riverpoint, Bishops Quay, Limerick, Co. Limerick
Bishops Quay Apartment offers accommodation in Limerick, 800 metres from The Hunt Museum. The property features views of the garden and is 1 km from St. John's Hospital. Free WiFi is featured throughout the property.

Quay Apartment Limerick Quay Apartment Limerick

Block A, Riverpoint, The Bishops Quay, Limerick, Co. Limerick
Situated in Limerick, Quay Apartment Limerick offers self-catering accommodation with free WiFi. The apartment is 700 metres from The Hunt Museum. The kitchen is fitted with a dishwasher, an oven and a microwave, as well as a kettle.

Restaurants in Limerick City

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Pubs & Nightlife

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

Guided Tours

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Map of Limerick City