Limerick Off The Beaten Path

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  • 1. Cratloe woods

    Cratloe Woods is located between Limerick City and Shannon. From the top of the hill in Cratloe you can see the whole of Limerick City. This is beautiful, especially as the street lights start to...

  • 2. The Burren

    Discover the joy of taking an Irish guided walk along the Greenway of the Burren and the Cliffs. Burren Hill Walks is an excellent guide service. They can be called at 0654-77168 or 088-654810 to...

  • 3. Poulnabrone...

    Check out the Poulnabrone Dolmen in the Burren area, north of Limerick. This is a tomb from about 2500-2000 bc. Burren is a beautiful area between Limerick and Galway, not that far from the Cliffs of...

  • 4. Flying

    On the off-chance that you're a pilot, there's a small airfield, Coonagh, just outside the city. Limerick flying club operates out of there, and they offer 'intro-to-membership' flights. They got a...

  • 5. Markets

    On saturday mornings people from countryside come to the town and sell their products. You can get vegetables, fruits, handycrafts etc. The atmosphere here is like you`ve gone back in time. It´s...

  • 6. Killaloe

    If in Limerick please take the time to go 15 mile out the Dublin Road to Killaloe. One warning is that since the tiger has taken effect the place is awash with trendy city types, which takes the gloss...

  • 7. Bunratty Castle

    Big attraction only 8 miles from Limerick City.Bunratty Castle HistoryThe site on which Bunratty Castle stands was in origin a Viking Trading Camp in 970. The...

  • 8. Limerick's twin passions

    On the main O'connell street of the city, look out for a rather fine bronze statue outside the AIB bank (unless the bank is bankrupt and has disappeared by the...

  • 9. The home of the Limerick

    World famous is the term 'Limerick'. Although primarily popularised by Edward Lear and his Victorian collections of nonsense verse the exact origins are...

  • 10. Craggaunowen

    Overview: Craggaunowen 'The Living Past' tells the story of the arrival of the Celts in Ireland and the many changes they wrought upon daily life. Their impact...

  • 11. Kilalloe

    Killaloe Heritage CentreA scenic navigation location waiting to be discovered where the Shannon River flows out of Lough Derg. The imaginative exhibition charts...

  • 12. Lough Gur

    Overview: Lough Gur is one of Ireland’s most important archaeological sites. The visitor centre tells the story of Pre-Celtic Ireland dating back to 3000 BC....

  • 13. The Milk Market

    Every Saturday morning from 9:00 to about 2:00pm farmers and other merchants gather around for the market. Although there are better markets, this is still not...

  • 14. Go Kart Racing

    Kilcornan Karting offers the ultimate karting experience available in Ireland. Based just outside Limerick, you can take a quick 15 minute "arrive and drive"...

  • 15. St John's Cathedral

    St John's CathedralThe Cathedral of St John the Baptist is the present day Cathedral in Limerick City. The link between St John the Baptist and the area around...

  • 16. The people's park

    The People's Park is situated across the road from Colbert train station. The have recently installed a very nice playground for young kids. This playground is...

  • 17. Dromore Lake

    I will be getting a beating for informing you people of this little treat.This is something special and had this been any other area of Ireland this would be a...

  • 18. I've been fascinated by the...

    I've been fascinated by the concept of holy wells. An amalgamation of the ancient Druid and Celtic earth-bound religion's devotion to the things of the earth...

  • 19. The strangest thing is, it's...

    The strangest thing is, it's not a tourist site or just a remnent of a bygone day...the well is a site still serving as shrine. evidence of people's devotions...

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