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King John’s Castle

King John’s Castle

King John’s Castle is a 13th century Castle on ‘King’s Island’ in the heart of medieval Limerick City. The Castle overlooks the majestic River Shannon offering wonderful panoramic views of Limerick City. Discover excavated pre-Norman houses, fortifications, siege mines, and the battlement walks.
Hunt Museum

Hunt Museum

Housed in the Palladian Custom House, the Hunt Museum holds the finest collection of bronze age, celtic and medieval treasures outside Dublin. Ancient Irish metalwork, European objets d’art, and a selection of 20th-century European and Irish paintings, including works by Jack B. Yeats, are on view. If you would like to take a break there is a café overlooking the river.
St. Mary’s Cathedral

St. Mary’s Cathedral

Founded in the 12th century on a hill on King’s Island, this site was originally a palace belonging to one of the kings of Munster, Donal Mor O’Brien. In 1172 he donated it for use as a church. The building contains the original Romanesque doorway and clerestory, and several features added in the 15th century.
Angela’s Ashes Walking Tour

Angela’s Ashes Walking Tour

This guided walking tour takes visitors to the Limerick City locations described in the Pulitzer Prize-winning book, “Angela’s Ashes,” by Frank McCourt. Tours depart from the Limerick Tourist Office, Arthur’s Quay, Limerick. Duration: 2 hrs.
The Treaty Stone

The Treaty Stone

The Treaty Stone stands on a plinth across Thomond Bridge, on the opposite bank of the River Shannon from King John’s Castle. It is a commemoration of the signing of the Treaty of Limerick in 1691, which was drafted following two sieges that took place in the city.
Limerick City Gallery Of Art (lcga)

Limerick City Gallery Of Art (lcga)

The Limerick City Gallery of Art houses a permanent collection of 18th, 19th and 20th century art, including several paintings by Ireland’s celebrated artist Jack B. Yeats. It also hosts a range of travelling contemporary art exhibitions, as well as traditional and classical music concerts.
Belltable Arts Centre

Belltable Arts Centre

Belltable is the centre of performance and visual art for the mid-west region, with an exciting programme of theatre, dance, film, music and visual art running throughout the year. The annual Spring festival of fringe theatre, Unfringed brings all manner of performance to the Belltable.
Limerick City Museum

Limerick City Museum

Located beside King John’s Castle, this museum houses a range of displays depicting the varied history of the city of Limerick.
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