Let Limerick Surprise You… The friendliness of the people, the liveliness of the riverside city, the sporting passion, the history and the rural splendour of the County, Limerick makes a great base for exploring the excellent surrounding sights in the west of Ireland. 

Limerick is the third largest city in Ireland; it is situated in the southwest of Ireland. It was built on the banks of the picturesque river: the Shannon (the largest waterway system in Ireland). Limerick was conquered by the Vikings in the ninth century, which gives the city a medieval and ancient atmosphere. Limerick boasts a medieval precinct with the famous 800-year-old King John’s Castle. It is also an exciting city just 15 minutes from Shannon airport. The city is packed with excellent shops and wonderful restaurants. 

Visit the unspoilt countryside surrounding Limerick such as Lough Derg which makes for an excellent day of hiking or spend a more relaxing day on a boat on the lake. The nearby charming picturesque village of Adare lies south west of Limerick city while Bunratty Castle & Folkpark lies to the west. Enjoy a full day excursion in the fascinating region of The Burren or The Cliffs of Moher in Co. Clare or visit Galway city to the north. These are just some of the scenic attractions in the region.