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Ranked #1 of 95 attractions in County Limerick
Category: Horse Tracks
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 95 attractions in County Limerick
Category: Educational Sites
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Ranked #3 of 95 attractions in County Limerick
Category: History Museums; Ancient Ruins
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 95 attractions in County Limerick
Category: Specialty 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 95 attractions in County Limerick
Category: Arenas/ Stadiums/ Fields
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 95 attractions in County Limerick
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Ranked #7 of 95 attractions in County Limerick
Category: Castles
This newly renovated 13th-century castle is open for tours.
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Ranked #8 of 95 attractions in County Limerick
Category: Biking Trails

The trails are located in the ballyhoura Mountains which cover east Limerick and north Cork.  The trail head is located 2km south of Ardpatrick village in County Limerick on the... more »

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Hunt Museum (Limerick)
Ranked #9 of 95 attractions in County Limerick
Category: History 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 #10 of 95 attractions in County Limerick
Category: Historic Sites
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Ranked #11 of 95 attractions in County Limerick
Category: Specialty Museums
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Ranked #12 of 95 attractions in County Limerick
Category: Dog Tracks
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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Ranked #13 of 95 attractions in County Limerick
Category: Hiking Trails
Owner description: Ballyhoura Country is a walker's paradise offering spectacular walking in ancient and unspoilt landscapes. Whether your... more » Owner description: Ballyhoura Country is a walker's paradise offering spectacular walking in ancient and unspoilt landscapes. Whether your interests lie in short, easy walks or long distance walking, whether you prefer guided walks or to organise your walking independently; walkers of all abilities will be invigorated by the sheer beauty and tranquillity of the area. Walking through Ballyhoura Country offers plenty choice to walking enthusiasts, there are exciting nature walks, river bank walks, quiet country roads, the Ballyhoura Waymarked Way, rugged mountains, rich bogs, and mythical landscapes. For further information contact Ballyhoura Bears Walking Club. « less
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Ranked #14 of 95 attractions in County Limerick
Category: History 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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Ranked #15 of 95 attractions in County Limerick
Category: Golf Courses
Beautiful course on the shores of the River Maigue.
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Ranked #16 of 95 attractions in County Limerick
Category: Religious Sites
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Ranked #17 of 95 attractions in County Limerick
Category: Religious Sites
The oldest building in Limerick is this Protestant church, known for its beautiful architecture.
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Ranked #18 of 95 attractions in County Limerick
Category: Concerts
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Ranked #19 of 95 attractions in County Limerick
Category: Horseback Riding Stables
Owner description: Equestrian centre offering riding for all ages and abilities. Full disabled facilities. Accommodation available on site... more » Owner description: Equestrian centre offering riding for all ages and abilities. Full disabled facilities. Accommodation available on site either self catering or full board. Unaccompanied childrens holidays. 120 acre parkland cross country course, two indoor arenas, extra large outdoor arena. « less
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Ranked #20 of 95 attractions in County Limerick
Category: Religious Sites
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Desmond Hall (Newcastle West)
Ranked #21 of 95 attractions in County Limerick
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Ranked #22 of 95 attractions in County Limerick
Category: Bodies of Water
This legendary river has figured prominently in the imaginations of Irish artists like James Joyce.
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Limerick Museum (Limerick)
Ranked #23 of 95 attractions in County Limerick
Category: History Museums
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Askeaton Friary (Askeaton)
Ranked #24 of 95 attractions in County Limerick
Category: Historic Sites
This historic friary was used from the start of the 15th century through 1714.
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Terra Nova Gardens (Kilmallock)
Ranked #25 of 95 attractions in County Limerick
Category: Gardens
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 #26 of 95 attractions in County Limerick
Category: Religious Sites; Architectural Buildings; Parks
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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Ranked #27 of 95 attractions in County Limerick
Category: Historic Sites; Religious Sites
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Ranked #28 of 95 attractions in County Limerick
Category: Historic Sites; Castles
This famous medieval castle is known for its storied history as well as its imposing architectural presence.
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Ranked #29 of 95 attractions in County Limerick
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Ranked #30 of 95 attractions in County Limerick
Category: Parks; Gardens
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