Top Choice Museum in Limerick City

Hunt Museum

Although named for its benefactors, this museum is also a treasure hunt. Visitors are encouraged to open drawers and otherwise poke around the finest collection of Bronze Age, Iron Age, medieval and modern art treas…
Top Choice Castle in Limerick City

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 viewed from the west bank of the water. Built on the orders of King John of Engl…
Top Choice Gallery in Limerick City

Limerick City Gallery of Art

Limerick's excellent gallery adjoins the peaceful People's Park, at the heart of Georgian Limerick. Among its permanent collection of traditional paintings from the last 300 years are works by Sean Keating and Jack …
Palace in Limerick City

Bishop's Palace

The 18th-century Bishop’s Palace is before the Thomond Bridge.
Museum in Limerick City

Limerick City Museum

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 …
Cathedral in Limerick City

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 doorway, nave and aisles survive, and there are splendid 15th-century black-oak mi…
Park in Limerick City

People's Park

Full of trees, this lovely park in Pery Square at the heart of Georgian Limerick is an excellent place for collapsing onto the grass with a chunky novel when the sun pops out. Check out the magnificently restored 19…
Museum in Limerick City

Frank McCourt Museum

This museum dedicated to Frank McCourt, author of Angela's Ashes, can be found in his former school in Limerick's Georgian quarter. The museum contains a recreation of a 1930s classroom and the McCourt household plu…
Monument in Limerick City

Treaty Stone

The Treaty Stone marks the spot on the bank of the River Shannon where the Treaty of Limerick was signed in 1691, guaranteeing religious freedom for Catholics.
Stadium in Limerick City

Thomond Park Stadium

From 1995 until 2007, the Munster rugby team was undefeated in this legendary stadium, which was massively rebuilt in 2008, the year they won the Heineken European Cup for the second time. Tours of the hallowed gro…