County Limerick

One possible meaning for the county’s name in Irish Luimneach is ‘The flat area’.
Motto: Cuimhnigh ar Luimneach “Remember Limerick”

These are some of the most significant landmarks, buildings and monuments in County Limerick

Ireland’s best preserved medieval banqueting hall – party time!

This NATIONAL MONUMENT is Desmond Hall located in Newcastle West. co.Limerick. It was built between the 13th & 15th centuries. This area preserves many of Ireland's surviving medieval halls which were used by the Earls [...]

The longest river in Ireland & Great Britain has an ancient monster in it

The River Shannon is 360 km (224 miles) and is by far the longest river in Ireland and is named after the Celtic goddess, Sionna. It's source is the Culicagh Mountain in co. Cavan and [...]

One of the most beautiful complete ruins in Ireland & Kissing St Francis

The Askeaton Franciscan Friary is located in the village of Askeaton beside the River Deel in co.Limerick. This National Monument is one of the most beautiful complete ruins in the country. It was founded in [...]

One of the most beautiful and finest hotels in Ireland

Adare Manor is located in the beautiful village of Adare in co.Limerick. These lands were once owned by the powerful Norman Fitzgerald family who lost them during the reign of King Henry VII. They were [...]

One of the best preserved medieval churches in Ireland

Adare Augustinian Friary is located in the historic village of Adare in co.Limerick. It was founded in 1316 and was formerly known as 'The Black Abbey' because of the black habits worn by the Augustinian [...]

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