Entry is through the Visitors Centre. First you walk though a static display explaining about the castle's history, then a slide show and up to the second floor to hear a story and see some wooden... more
The good - easy to see Irish dancing and singing without having to go to a pub and wait until 11pm. Ample parking. Extremely talented singer and dancers and musicians. Good view from all tables, as... more
Before entering to St.Marys cathedral I took a look around its graveyard.
It was kind of experience to me as I'm coming from Estonia and we have much more
different graveyards in there. In this... more
St.Marys exploring took one hour from me as there is so much to look.
* The consistorial court
* The Chapel of St.James & Mary Magdalene
* The Lady Chapel
* The altar
* The Chapel of the... more
It's over the Thomondbridge off the Ennis road, facing King Johns Castle. Yes its just a big old stone with a chipped corner. But it means a lot to local history & has come to symbolise Limerick in... more
The Univeristy of Limerick is fairly new - but it is rapidly growing in status and size. An influx of European Union funding in the early 90's is apparent in the new buildings and vibrant energy.... more
The Hunt Museum was surprisingly impressive. Located in the Old Customs House, their permanent collection is quite extensive including 2000 peices from the Hunt Collection with works of art by Yeats,... more
Inevitably, the city has cashed in on the famous book Angela's Ashes, whilst slagging off Frank McCourt for critising social & living conditions in Limerick city during the 1930s. Walks are conducted... more
Limerick is the third largest city in Ireland. It is located in the South West of the Republic (about 20 minutes drive from Shannon Airport).
It is mainly an industrial city and is usually not top of...
Limerick seems to be made up of two groups of people. The affluent, that feel Frank McCourt was a great fiction writer, and the not-so-affluent, that know McCourt as a great historian.
I have family...