Things To Do In Limerick

If you’re new to Limerick and staying for the festival weekend, there are plenty of attractions to discover and keep you entertained!

Here are just a few suggestions.

The Hunt Museum is located in the heart of Limerick City and exhibits one of Ireland’s greatest private collections of art and antiquities. It also has a workshop programme for adults and kids, an excellent gift shop and delicious meals, desserts, espresso and tea in their cafeteria. Well worth a visit.

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King John’s Castle is a 13th century castle recently refurbished and open for tours. Don’t miss the sweeping views over the city from the castle’s towers and the archaeological site underneath that dates back to Viking times! Definitely a point of interest for history buffs.

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The historic Limerick Milk Market is open from Friday to Sunday and offers the very best of fresh, natural produce from great farmhouse cheeses and chutneys, just-caught fish and artisan meats, organic fruit & vegetables, to delicious healthy breads and fresh pressed juices.  It’s also a hotspot for musical and artistic performers, making it a culturally rich location not be missed.

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Limerick City Gallery of Art invites you to see the best of contemporary art through their exhibition programme and to enjoy the extensive permanent collection of Irish art. Located on the edge of Limerick’ People’s Park, LCGA is the largest contemporary art gallery in the Mid-Western Region.

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 Another popular attraction is the University of Limerick, which boasts a beautiful and ever growing parkland campus, the University Concert Hall, several art collections and the beautiful pedestrian Living Bridge across the River Shannon at Plassey.
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Find many more things to do in Limerick, as well as directions and opening times, at http://limerick.ie/visiting/thingstodo/