Limerick was founded by the Vikings around 922 AD. From the friendliness of it's people to it's rich ancient heritage, scenic driving and hiking routes to an array of colourful festivals and sporting achievements, there is something for all ages to enjoy in lovely Limerick.
Limerick City and County is awash with an amazing array of history and heritage, arts and culture, festivals and forest parks.
From the Hunt Museum, which houses one of Ireland's greatest private collections of art and antiquities, to the tranquillty of Lough Gur; The famous Foynes Flying Boat Museum, where Irish Coffee was first invented to rich history of St Mary's Cathedral.
Discover some of Ireland's most loved and colourful festivals or unwind with some retail therapy with Limerick's wonderful array of markets, boutiques and speciality stores.