Limerick

City

Limerick is the third city of Ireland. It is a safe and very economical university city

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Limerick is the third most populous in Ireland. It is a safe and very economical university city in Ireland.

The nearest airport is Shannon Airport, which is only 28 km from Limerick.

The architecture of Limerick is very well aligned with Georgian houses.

The River Shannon (the longest river in Ireland) flows into the Atlantic Sea, forming an estuary when the river's freshwater meets the sea salt, which occurs right in Limerick.

There is a great variety of wild flora and fauna in the estuary of River Shannon.

Most important events and festivals in Limerick

  • January: Mental Health Art & Culture Festival.
  • February: West Limerick Drama Festival.
  • February: What Next Dance Festival.
  • February: Limerick Literary Festival.
  • February: Limerick Choral Festival.
  • March: Fairtrade Fortnight.
  • March: Engneers week.
  • March: Limerick’s Electronic Arts Festival.
  • March: Gamerfest.
  • March: Limerick St. Patrick Festival.
  • March: Limerick International Band Championship.
  • March: St. Patrick´s Weekend of Racing.
  • March: Fresh Film Festival.
  • March: Limerick International Tatoo Convention.
  • April: Limerick Writer´s Festival.
  • April: Limerick Rugby Fest.
  • May: Fleadh by the Feale.
  • May: Riverfest Limerick.
  • May: Regeneron Great Limerick Run.
  • June: Limerick Sings International Choral Festival.
  • June: Très Court International Film Festival.
  • June: Limerick Garden Festival.
  • July: Blas International Summer School of Irish Traditional Music & Dance.
  • July: Limerick Pride Festival.
  • July: Celtic Band Festival.
  • August: Fusion Dance Fest.
  • September: Hospital Arts & Culture Festival.
  • September: Culture Night.
  • September: Limerick Jazz Festival.
  • October: Richard Harris International Film Festival.
  • October: Annual Festival of One-Act Drama.
  • November: Soulscapes.
  • December: Limerick Christmas Racing Festival.

Most popular sights in Limerick

  • Adare Desmond Castle.
  • Ballyhoura.
  • Bishop´s Place.
  • Coolwater Garden.
  • Curraghase Forest Park.
  • Dolan´s.
  • Frank McCourt Museum.
  • King John´s Castle.
  • Limerick City Gallery of Art.
  • Lough Gur Visitor Centre.
  • Maritime Museum.
  • Saint Mary´s Cathedral.
  • Terra Nova Fairy Garden.
  • The Hunt Museum.
  • The Milk Market.
  • Thomond Park Stadium.
  • Toll House.
  • The University of Limerick.
  • Treaty Stone.

Location

CityLimerick
CountryIreland
Population (hab)102,287
Latitude52.661252
Longitude-8.630124
Altitude (m.a.s.l.)10

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Schools

LLC Limerick Language Centre

LLC Limerick Language Centre

English Language School in the city centre of Limerick and 5 minutes walk from the shopping area

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Home Tuition

Home Tuition full immersion in the Limerick region

Home Tuition full immersion in the Limerick region

Private English Language classes in the Limerick region living at the teacher's house. Can combine with sports activities and cultural excursions

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