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Limerick City

county limerickLimerick is the fourth most populated city in Ireland after Dublin, Cork and Galway. The River Shannon flows through the city of Limerick and into the Atlantic Ocean at the north of the county. Dating from at least the Viking settlement in 812 Limerick has a rich medieval past, evidence of which is still to be found around its ancient streets.

Some of the notable architecture in the city includes King John's Castle and St Mary's Cathedral.

Limerick is a bustling, vibrant and exciting destination with an abundance of excellent shops and great restaurants.

Limerick city is a very popular tourist destination and is a great base for exploring the surrounding sights. Visitors to Limerick have always been attracted to the beauty and magnificence of the landscape in this part of the west of Ireland.

The internationally renowned Hunt Museum in the city has an exceptional art collection including works from Picasso, da Vinci and Renoir. While staying in Limerick you will find various walking tours of Limerick City, including 'Angela's Ashes' historical walking tours and boat tours along the River Shannon.

Limerick Golf Club, a mature parkland course, is one of the oldest golf clubs in Ireland.

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