Welcome to Limerick City

Limerick city straddles the Shannon's broadening tidal stream, where the river swings west to join the Shannon Estuary. Following its tough past as narrated in Frank McCourt's Angela's Ashes, its medieval and Georgian architecture received a glitzy, glossy makeover during the Celtic Tiger era, but the economic downturn hit the city hard.The city is rejuvenating again, however. Limerick was chosen as the country's... Read More

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$570.07 Multi-day & Extended Tours

3-Day Cork, Blarney Castle, Ring of Kerry and Cliffs of Moher Rail Trip

Departing from Dublin Heuston Station, you'll catch the train to Cork and coach to the famous Blarney Castle. There'll be time here for you to kiss the famous stone, and enjoy some free time for shopping and lunch (own expense) in the village of Blarney before returning to Cork for a short city tour.You'll then transfer to Cobh, where the Queenstown Story Heritage Center is located in the beautifully restored Victorian railway station and transatlantic terminal. This was the embarkation point for generations of Irish emigrants from famine times to recent years.Transferring back to Cork station, you'll catch the train to Killarney to stay in comfortable bed and breakfast accommodation (with en-suite facilities). Your evening in Killarney is free.Next day, you'll take the lovely Ring of Kerry coastal drive around the Iveragh Peninsula, flanked by Dingle Bay. The stunning mountain and coastal scenery includes the famous Lakes of Killarney.After spending another night in Killarney, you'll tour Limerick City before continuing to Bunratty Castle and Folk Park. Next you'll visit the stunning Cliffs of Moher and Black Head, the Burren and Galway Bay, before returning to Dublin.

$718.59 Multi-day & Extended Tours

4-Day Ring of Kerry, Limerick, Cliffs of Moher, Galway and Connemara Rail Tour from Dublin

Departing from Dublin Heuston Station, you'll catch the train to Cork and then travel by coach to the famous Blarney Castle. You'll then transfer to Cobh, where the Queenstown Story Heritage Center tells the story of Ireland's emigrants to the New World.Next day, you'll take the lovely Ring of Kerry coastal drive around the Iveragh Peninsula, flanked by Dingle Bay. The stunning mountain and coastal scenery is not to be missed, and includes the famous Lakes of Killarney.After another night in Killarney, you'll tour Limerick City before continuing to Bunratty Castle and Folk Park. After a pub lunch in the village of Doolin, it's time to visit the stunning Cliffs of Moher, Black Head, the Burren and Galway Bay.After starting the day with a full Irish breakfast, you'll head into magnificent Connemara, visiting Clifden, Kylemore Abbey (reduced admission rate), Leenane and Killary Harbor (Ireland's only fjord) or Roundstone, the Coral Beach and the Sky Road.After admiring the wild Atlantic coastline, it's time to return to Galway to catch your train to Dublin Heuston, arriving at 8:50pm.

$707.16 Multi-day & Extended Tours

4-Day Cork, Ring of Kerry, Dingle, Cliffs of Moher and Galway Bay Rail Tour

On day one, you'll kiss the famous Blarney Stone and enjoy some free time in Blarney before returning to Cork for a short city tour. You'll then transfer to Cobh, where the Queenstown Story Heritage Center retraces the steps of the 2.5 million who emigrated from Ireland.Next day, you'll take the lovely Ring of Kerry coastal drive around the Iveragh Peninsula. The stunning mountain and coastal scenery here includes the famous Lakes of Killarney.On day three, you'll visit the Dingle Peninsula, made famous as the location for the movie Ryan's Daughter. You'll enjoy a loop drive of the spectacular Slea Head Peninsula and stop in the picturesque town of Dingle.Next day, you'll tour Limerick City before continuing to Bunratty Castle and Folk Park. You'll also enjoy a pub lunch in Doolin before visiting the stunning Cliffs of Moher and Black Head, the Burren and Galway Bay.

$28.56 Tours & Sightseeing

Cliffs of Moher Full-Day Tour from Limerick

Depart Limerick in the morning and travel west to the Atlantic coast, arriving at this wonder of nature in by the early afternoon. The tour will stop en route at a hub of traditional music in Ireland, Doolin in County Clare, and a delicious traditional Irish lunch and pint of Guinness on Ireland's famous western shore. From here the tour will head along the incredible coast of limestone rock. You will also have a chance to sample the "lunar landscape" of the Burren to see the only place on earth where Arctic, Alpine and Mediterranean flora grow together. There may be 28 different types of orchid flowering in season if you time your visit correctly.The tour will then arrive at the main attraction, the Cliffs of Moher, where there will be a chance to enjoy a short walk along the cliffs. You will experience breathtaking views of the Atlantic Ocean and Aran Islands as you enjoy free admission to the Atlantic Edge Exhibition and famous Visitor Centre.You will also experience the set of the movies “Princess Bride” and “Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince.” There will be plenty of chances to take photos along the way, including at the traditional fishing village of Kinvara and the 15th-century Bunratty Castle, which will surely be a memorable record of an unforgettable day.Return to Limerick in late afternoon.

$330.16 Multi-day & Extended Tours

2-Day Cliffs of Moher, Connemara and Galway Bay Rail Tour from Dublin

Departing from Dublin Heuston Station, you'll catch the train to Limerick (breakfast available onboard). After a short tour of Limerick City you'll continue on to Bunratty Castle and Folk Park.After a pub lunch in the village of Doolin, it's time to visit the stunning Cliffs of Moher, Black Head, the Burren and Galway Bay. You'll spend the night in the heart of Galway City at a three-star hotel.After starting the day with a full Irish breakfast, you'll head into magnificent Connemara, where John Ford filmed The Quiet Man with John Wayne in 1951. During the day you'll visit Clifden, Kylemore Abbey (reduced admission rate), Leenane and Killary Harbor (Ireland's only fjord) or Roundstone, the Coral Beach and the Sky Road.After admiring the wild Atlantic coastline, you will return to Galway for your train to Dublin Heuston, arriving at 8:50pm.

$581.50 Multi-day & Extended Tours

3-Day Cliffs of Moher, Connemara and Aran Islands Rail Tour from Dublin

On this delightful three-day excursion you will explore Limerick city and the village of Doolin, before heading to the Cliffs of Moher and the Burren.Next day, you'll take a scenic flight to the largest Aran Island, Inis Mor, where you will take a tour of the island, including a visit to the magnificent ancient fort Dun Aengus.Day three will see you travel to the magnificent Connemara where John Ford filmed The Quiet Man with John Wayne in 1951. During the day you'll visit Clifden, Kylemore Abbey, Leenane and Killary Harbor or Roundstone, the Coral Beach and the Sky Road.