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Ranked #1 of 77 attractions in County Limerick
Category: Horse Tracks; Casinos/Gaming
Owner description: 18 days of racing each year a mixture of weekend, evening and bank holiday fixtures of both flat and national hunt (jump)... more » Owner description: 18 days of racing each year a mixture of weekend, evening and bank holiday fixtures of both flat and national hunt (jump) racing. Located on the M20 just outside Limerick city with free car parking and public transport options available on racedays. A range of catering and bar facilities to include reserved restaurant, private suites or range of seasonal packages to enjoy with group rates available. Annual race meetings include Family fun days, ladies day, 4 day Christmas racing festival and Twilight Racing during the summer with live bands after racing. Admission prices for adults approx €15 per person with concessions for seniors / students, under 16 years have free admission. « less
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Ranked #2 of 77 attractions in County Limerick
Category: Educational Sites; Cultural
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Ranked #3 of 77 attractions in County Limerick
Category: Ancient Ruins; History Museums; Other
Owner description: Lough Gur Heritage Centre is a community run tourist attraction telling the story of 6,000 years of habitation in the Lough... more » Owner description: Lough Gur Heritage Centre is a community run tourist attraction telling the story of 6,000 years of habitation in the Lough Gur area. From Neolithic house sites to medieval castles Lough Gur has monuments from every era and the heritage centre ensures that visitors get the history/folklore and archaeology of the area from trained guides.The Centre also houses a retail space where take away tea/coffee, minerals, ice-cream and chocolate are available for purchase as are books and merchandise of the area.Summer opening hours are 10 to 5pm Monday to Friday and 12 to 6pm Saturday and Sunday from March to October and every Sunday during winter hours.The centre is staffed by volunteers and all monies raised goes back into community initiatives at Lough Gur. « less
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Ranked #4 of 77 attractions in County Limerick
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: Specialty Museums; Museums

The Foynes Flying Boat Museum chronicles that brief but romantic era when the famous Pan Am Clippers used Foynes as their gateway to Europe and back to the US.  The museum is... more »

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Ranked #5 of 77 attractions in County Limerick
Category: Arenas/ Stadiums/ Fields; Theaters & Stadiums
Owner description: Find out all about the hallowed turf which has seen so many Munster Rugby victories!! Visit Thomond Park for a full Museum... more » Owner description: Find out all about the hallowed turf which has seen so many Munster Rugby victories!! Visit Thomond Park for a full Museum and Stadium tour. Family and Group rates apply. Stand Up And Fight « less
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Ranked #6 of 77 attractions in County Limerick
Category: Specialty Museums; Museums
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Ranked #7 of 77 attractions in County Limerick
Category: Castles; Cultural
This newly renovated 13th-century castle is open for tours.
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Hunt Museum (Limerick)
Ranked #8 of 77 attractions in County Limerick
Category: History Museums; Museums

Exhibiting one of Ireland's greatest private collections of art and antiquities, dating from the Neolithic to the 20th Century and including works by Renoir, Picasso and Yeats... more »

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Ranked #9 of 77 attractions in County Limerick
Category: Dog Tracks; Casinos/Gaming
Owner description: The new Limerick Greyhound Stadium opened in October 2010, and boasts world-class facilities. The stadium, which is a great... more » Owner description: The new Limerick Greyhound Stadium opened in October 2010, and boasts world-class facilities. The stadium, which is a great edition to the sporting culture in Limerick, is open for Greyhound Racing every Friday and Saturday night. With excellent bars, a restaurant, fast-food and carvery and unrivalled viewing facilities, a visit to Limerick Greyhound Stadium is a must. Admission is just €10, and information on group and restaurant packages are available on our website or by calling us. The stadium is ideal for all ages and we welcome families, groups of friends and work colleagues and much more! « less
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Desmond Hall (Newcastle West)
Ranked #10 of 77 attractions in County Limerick
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Ranked #11 of 77 attractions in County Limerick
Category: Religious Sites; Cultural
The oldest building in Limerick is this Protestant church, known for its beautiful architecture.
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Ranked #12 of 77 attractions in County Limerick
Category: Historic Sites; Cultural
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Ranked #13 of 77 attractions in County Limerick
Category: Religious Sites; Cultural
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Ranked #14 of 77 attractions in County Limerick
Category: Bodies of Water; Outdoors
This legendary river has figured prominently in the imaginations of Irish artists like James Joyce.
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Ranked #15 of 77 attractions in County Limerick
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Ranked #16 of 77 attractions in County Limerick
Category: History Museums; Museums
Owner description: Snuggled in a wooded setting among the rich quiet farmlands of the Golden Vale by the River Maigue, Adare is a model village... more » Owner description: Snuggled in a wooded setting among the rich quiet farmlands of the Golden Vale by the River Maigue, Adare is a model village dating from the time of the Norman conquest. It has been home to the Earls of Dunraven (Quin Family) for over three centuries and is located on the Limerick to Tralee road, the N21, a great pit stop for those on the way to the Ring of Kerry. The Adare Heritage Centre allows you to step back in time through an informative historical exhibition, in the middle of this charming town with its many thatched houses. This reconstruction of Adare’s unique past, from the arrival of the Normans to the foundation of ancient abbeys in the Middle Ages, is also retold in five different languages. « less
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Pery's Square (Limerick)
Ranked #17 of 77 attractions in County Limerick
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
This pleasant park is briefly mentioned in Fran McCourt's "Angela's Ashes."
Ranked #18 of 77 attractions in County Limerick
Category: Religious Sites; Cultural
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Ranked #19 of 77 attractions in County Limerick
Category: Castles; Historic Sites; Cultural
This famous medieval castle is known for its storied history as well as its imposing architectural presence.
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Askeaton Friary (Askeaton)
Ranked #20 of 77 attractions in County Limerick
Category: Historic Sites; Cultural
This historic friary was used from the start of the 15th century through 1714.
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Terra Nova Gardens (Kilmallock)
Ranked #21 of 77 attractions in County Limerick
Category: Gardens; Outdoors
Owner description: Terra Nova Garden nestles in the heart of the Golden Vale of Ireland. Winner of the 'Best Garden in Ireland' this half acre... more » Owner description: Terra Nova Garden nestles in the heart of the Golden Vale of Ireland. Winner of the 'Best Garden in Ireland' this half acre paradise is packed full of wonderful plants and interesting garden features. A pergola festooned with scented roses, tranquil pools, a Thai style house set amid lush tropical planting, a fairy woodland, Terra Nova is full of surprises around every corner! Open May to August by appointment. Small plant nursery and self-service tea house. « less
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Ranked #22 of 77 attractions in County Limerick
Category: Gardens; Parks; Outdoors
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Ranked #23 of 77 attractions in County Limerick
Category: Architectural Buildings; Religious Sites; Parks; Cultural
Owner description: Built in 1830 in the style of a 12th century castle as an expansive family residence, with elaborate landscaping of trees and... more » Owner description: Built in 1830 in the style of a 12th century castle as an expansive family residence, with elaborate landscaping of trees and man-made lakes, Glenstal became a Bendictine abbey when the family moved to England in 1920. Today it includes a school of arts and crafts and a new church which houses a collection icons, silver and other treasures. « less
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Limerick Museum (Limerick)
Ranked #24 of 77 attractions in County Limerick
Category: History Museums; Museums
Owner description: The first Limerick Museum opened its doors in 1916, since then the museum has changed locate on a number of occasions. It is... more » Owner description: The first Limerick Museum opened its doors in 1916, since then the museum has changed locate on a number of occasions. It is now housed temporarily in City Hall, next to the Courthouse and St. Mary's Cathedral. The museum has thousands of objects relating to the history of Limerick on display, from Stone Age tools to some of the first car registration plates issued in Limerick. There are royal swords and clay pipes, something to interest all visitors. The museum is fully accessible to all and is free. « less
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Ranked #25 of 77 attractions in County Limerick
Category: Religious Sites; Cultural
This church played a prominent role in Frank McCourt's book, "Angela's Ashes."
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People's Park (Limerick)
Ranked #26 of 77 attractions in County Limerick
Category: Parks; Outdoors
A pretty public park featuring a zoo.
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Ranked #27 of 77 attractions in County Limerick
Category: Parks; Outdoors
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Ranked #28 of 77 attractions in County Limerick
Category: Religious Sites; Historic Sites; Cultural
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The Treaty Stone (Limerick)
Ranked #29 of 77 attractions in County Limerick
Category: Monuments/ Statues; Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
Owner description: One of Limericks most famous landmarks. The Treaty Stone commemorates the Treaty of Limerick signed in 1691.The Treaty Stone... more » Owner description: One of Limericks most famous landmarks. The Treaty Stone commemorates the Treaty of Limerick signed in 1691.The Treaty Stone in Limerick is situated on Clancys Strand, beside the river Shannon and opposite King Johns Castle in the ancient City of Limerick.A short stroll from the city center. « less
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Ranked #30 of 77 attractions in County Limerick
Category: Art Museums; Museums
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