About County Limerick

Enjoy a scenic county that’s full of surprises

Limerick is a jewel of a county nestled into Ireland’s glorious Shannon region. Around every corner is something different – a charming village, an eccentric castle, an archeological wonder or an awesome view.

The dauntingly beautiful Ballyhoura Mountains preside over a peaceful countryside that’s studded with historic sights and haunting monuments.

Limerick’s villages and towns are renowned for their beauty and places like Castleconnell, Killmallock and Adare are magical, romantic and rewarding little spots, which will seduce you into submission.

Travelling to Limerick

By Plane

Limerick is located quite close to  Shannon Airport. Scheduled services are operated by major Irish and International airlines from and to Boston, New York, Atlanta, Chicago etc. Regular scheduled flights operate from Dublin, London and Paris to Shannon, as well as a selection of other UK and continental Europe cities.

By Boat

The nearest port to Limerick is the Port of Cork, in Co Cork, which operates seasonal services to Britain and France. The other main ports are Rosslare in Co Wexford, and Dublin Port and Dun Laoghaire, in Co Dublin.

By Bus

Bus Éireann provides services to Limerick from Cork, Waterford and Dublin.

By Train

Limerick-Colbert station is located 5 minutes’ walk from Limerick City Centre. The only other station in Co Limerick is at Castleconnell.From Limerick-Colbert station, there are rail services to Dublin, Ennis, Rosslare, Waterford, Cork, and Kerry.

Whats to See and Do in Limerick

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