County Limerick Sports & Outdoors

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County Limerick Sports & Outdoors

  • Rugby

    Limerick Sports & Outdoors

    Limerick is known as the spiritual home of Irish Rugby and if you are in Limerick between September and April you should visit Thomand Park and catch a Munster Rugby game. Munster which is the provincial team representing the counties of Limerick, Cork, Kerry, Clare, Waterford and Tipperary and this team is the current European Rugby champions...

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  • Swimming

    Limerick Sports & Outdoors

    You can also check out the 50-m pool in the University of Limerick on the Dublin road. I tried it out recently and it is absolutely fantastic - was knackered by the end of the session though as I am not used to a 50m. I'll definitely go back though. ?6 for a session and you can stay as long as you like. Flip-flops, bathing suit (of course!)...

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  • Gaelic Games

    Limerick Sports & Outdoors

    GAA sports are played in the stadium. Limerick County Gaelic Football and Hurling teams home stadium. The stadium has recently been refurbished increasing the capacity to 50,000. I would highly recommend that you try to attend a game of Hurling if you are lucky enough to get tickets. Hurling is one of the fastest games in the world. If i am not...

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  • Hunting

    Limerick Sports & Outdoors

    Foxhunting is and always has been very popular in Limerick county. Very popular with the local gentry and I remember the riders trotting up and down on our road and jumping ditches, tooting their horns looking for a fox. These animals were plentiful in our area and we'd often see them scuttling out of our yard if we were up really early. Mum always...

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  • Horse racing

    Limerick Sports & Outdoors

    We had an afternoon at Limerick Racecourse (April 08) and loved it. The place was quieter than I expected, maybe because the meeting clashed with the Grand National at Aintree, or maybe because it was a very "early season" flat fixture. The racing was good tho'. My buddy picked 2 winners from 6 on her first time at the races, and won €110! My...

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  • Motor Bike racing

    Every June in Athea, Co Limerick, there is a cross country motor bike rally. Full of big hairy guys with mullets, swigging beer. It aint my bag, but my family love motor sports and I often get dragged along to these things.

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  • Golf

    Limerick County Golf Club is an 18 Hole course. Their Clubhouse restaurant, called Crokers Bistro is very good – we brought Les Parents there last year for dinner Rent it when you get there.

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