Limerick City Museum
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...
Although named for its benefactors, this museum is also a treasure hunt. Visitors are encouraged to open drawers and otherwise poke...
King John's Castle
An obdurate and brooding Norman mass over the River Shannon, the vast curtain walls and towers of Limerick's showpiece castle are best...
Picturesque waterside setting, a maze of rooms and bars, great bar food and views over the river.
Window seats overlooking a grassy verge and the Shannon are bathed with light even on the gloomiest of days. The food does the cultural...
City Hall, Merchant's Quay · interesting places nearby
Limerick City Museum information
This small and modest museum has exhibits on Limerick silverwork and Limerick's lace manufacturing, with some elegant examples including a baby's blouse. There are also exhibits relating to local history, including the Limerick Soviet (1919).