Limerick City Museum
King John's Castle
The massive curtain walls and towers of Limerick's showpiece castle are best viewed from the west bank of the River Shannon. The castle...
The 18th-century Bishop’s Palace is before the Thomond Bridge.
St Mary's Cathedral
Limerick's ancient cathedral was founded in 1168 by Donal Mór O'Brien, king of Munster. Parts of the 12th-century Romanesque western...
Picturesque waterside setting, a maze of rooms and bars and great bar food.
Exposed brick, dark wood and bundles of nautical schlock make Moll’s an attractive and atmospheric choice on George’s Quay. The...
Lonely Planet review
Also known as the Jim Kemmy Municipal Museum, in honour of the late Irish socialist politician, this small museum is beside King John's Castle. Exhibits include Stone Age and Bronze Age artefacts, the civic sword, Limerick silverwork, and examples of Limerick's lace and kid-glove manufacturing. Tough times in the late 19th century are also covered.