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Best things to do in Limerick

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

“Very centrally located with a good coffee shop. A great collection of serious antiquities and a nice gift shop”
29local recommendations
“Restored 13th Century fortress with a visitor centre and interactive exhibits.”
19local recommendations
“The stunning exhibition at King John’s Castle brings to life over 800 years of dramatic local history. Explore the visitor centre with state of the art interpretive activities and exhibitions. 21st century touch screen technology, 3D models and discovery drawer are among the exciting techniques that will connect you to tales of siege and warfare. Children will love the dazzling array of computer generated animations and ghostly projections as they travel back through time. The Education and Activity Room is bustling with tasks to stimulate curious minds.”
16local recommendations
“This bar is one of the most popular in Limerick and very centrally located.”
18local recommendations
Shopping Centre
“Long established with a number of good coffee shops as well as plenty of clothes shops for all ages. Great Barber's shop (Boston Barbers) for the latest gent's hairstyles. Excellent small Bookshop which I use regularly.”
11local recommendations
Farmers Market
“Great for food from artisan producers and crafts. Usually only open in Saturdays (food and crafts) and Sunday’s (mostly crafts). Get there before 2pm”
15local recommendations
“Limerick is just under 1.5 hour drive, Large County and very spread out, lots to see and do here along with great shopping in the City and surrounding area's.”
12local recommendations
“Relaxed old pub with terrace seating outside and a menu that leans a lot towards fish. Small, intimate, delicious. Strongly recommend your reserve. ”
11local recommendations
“near river shannon , there is a walk that goes all way from the Limerick City to the University of LImerick, along the river, popular with cyclists. Also walk the living bridge in the evening or throught the day for the nice views of river shannon”
7local recommendations
“Great Local music venue, with traditional irish music everynight, and dinners througout the day (good quality). also easy parking. ”
7local recommendations
“The home of Munster Rugby and if you enjoy quilting the Limerick Quilt Centre is only about 1.5 km down the road at Winander, Park Rd, Limerick .They travel from all over the country to this shop and the Stadium !!”
9local recommendations
“This is a MUST when visiting Limerick! It has live Irish music with an open fire in the older front part of the pub & more modern bar at the back with pop music. There’s a great jazz group playing here on Wednesday nights. Well worth a visit!!”
4local recommendations
Wine Bar
“Lovely cosy wine bar that serves tapas and Cheese plates. Beautiful setting. ”
8local recommendations
“great free access to a local art gallery located by the Peoples Park, nice place. ”
7local recommendations
“Quirky cafe with decor that can be bought from display. Located close to the river. Try their chowder. Food is generally good and atmoshpere great. ”
7local recommendations
“Quality Irish cuisine and fine cocktails, often accompanied by live music. ”
3local recommendations