Limerick City Mini Guide
The fame of Limerick proceeds it as Ireland has a very lyrical tradition and Limerick is a special Irish rhyming verse. This is one of the largest cities in the Republic of Ireland and the main city of the county of Limerick.
About 1 million people live along the banks of the River Shannon which also incorporates a series of islands and an estuary. Transportation is very good as there are a lot of excellent roads and various bridges which cross the water.
That said hiring a car in Limerick is an ideal way to get around and also see a bit of what Limerick has to offer. You can also go further afield within the province of Munster and to the cities of Cork
If you are planning to fly in then head to the nearby Shannon Airport
where we can offer cars for the short 15 minute journey into Limerick.
There are lots of places of interest including various old buildings. St Mary's Cathedral and King John's Castle are both very popular with tourists and you may wish to advance book any tours.
Top Irish rugby team Munster play their home games in the city and if you're a rugby fan they are a team worth watching.
Limerick is divided into the English town and the Irish town as far as sightseeing is concerned.
Because the famous novel Angela's Ashes was written in Limerick there are walking tours where you can see the sites mentioned in the book. We also offer cars with unlimited mileage and free breakdown assistance for business travel if you are heading to the economic centre in Newtown Pery.
30/04/12 - The local tours by ambassadors has been taken a step further with the website www.toursbylocals.com where you can choose your guide by looking at their profile and area of expertise before booking them online.