Visit Limerick: plan your trip

A major city in the Republic of Ireland, Limerick boasts a beguiling blend of modern style and traditional charm. Overlooking Ireland’s longest river – the River Shannon – this city is full of surprises.


Stroll through the vibrant streets and discover an assortment of both medieval and Georgian architecture. As Limerick was chosen as the first Irish City of Culture in 2014, some recent improvements have taken place to help rejuvenate the city. Visit the renovated castle or the exciting art museum, or stop by the striking St Mary’s Cathedral and the fascinating city museum.


Whether you’re thinking of a day trip to Limerick or would like to plan a weekend break, you’ll find that there’s plenty to see and do – and that world-famous Irish charm will have you wanting to come back time and time again.


Book your ferry trip to Ireland today, and start planning your visit to Limerick using this handy city guide.



Travel to Limerick

The following ferry routes offer a direct link to Ireland:


Holyhead - Dublin Port

Fishguard - Rosslare

Liverpool - Belfast

Cairnryan - Belfast

Book your Stay

Overlooking the sweeping River Shannon, Limerick is a city of surprises.

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Get inspired by Tourism Ireland’s recommendations for places waiting to be discovered in Limerick.

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Freddy's Bistro
Freddy's Bistro

Freddy's Bistro has an amazing range of dishes, including the tastiest beef, chicken, lamb and fish. Housed in a restored 19th-century building, it’s a must-visit for anyone eating out in Limerick.

Theatre Lane, Lower Glentworth Street

The Cornstore
The Cornstore

The Cornstore in Limerick is as well known for its service as it is for its food. It’s a beautiful and elegant restaurant with a central location. These guys also provide a sumptuous drinks menu, which includes incredible cocktails and out-of-this-world Irish Coffee.

19 Thomas Street

The French Table
The French Table

The French Table is (naturally) a French themed restaurant. However, this sophisticated spot brilliantly caters for all tastes and interests, with an authentic French feel.

1 Steamboat Quay