Limerick is the third largest city in Ireland and capital of the Shannon Region. Few regions offer the magical blend of the city and county quite like Limerick. The city of Limerick offers dazzling selection of shopping opportunities and extraordinary cultural, artistic and sporting events of both national and international importance.
Just a few miles outside the city, county Limerick offers some of the most outstanding countryside anywhere on the island of Ireland where the landscape is dotted with villages of character and charm and local traditions just waiting to be explored.
The County town is Newcastle West which is home to the internationally recognised Ballygowan Water. Other important towns and villages in County Limerick, include Abbeyfeale, Rathkeale, Kilmallock, Askeaton, Foynes and the village of Adare often described as Ireland’s prettiest town.
For those on a weekend break or those planning a longer stay; whether you come for some retail therapy or to appreciate Limericks art and cultural scene; to watch a sporting event or to enjoy a concert, there is a wealth of attractions for you to enjoy.
With almost 50 per cent of Limerick’s population under the age of 30, it is fast becoming a vibrant, lively, cosmopolitan city.