A Limerick based festival with evening readings by international, national and local poets, a schools’ programme, lunchtime readings, discussions and book launches.
There is plenty of time for socialising too, and each evening the very popular Cuisle Grand Poetry Slam is followed by a sociable gathering in the Festival club.Read More
This museum is home to a remarkable collection of Irish and European art, ceramics, enamels and other artifacts almost all of which were personally collect by John and Gertrude Hunt.
There are more than 2000 items and almost every one is fascinating. It really is worth visiting Limerick just to see this remarkable collection.Read More
Now in its 25th year, this is an annual celebration of the life and work of Limerick born novelist, playwright, journalist, travel writer and biographer Kate O’Brien.
Lectures, readings, discussions and concerts form the basis of the programme, with a topical emphasis this year on matters financial.Read More
Dominated by the river Shannon, with the imposing King John’s Castle on its banks, Limerick is a proud city with much to be proud of.
It’s impossible to mention Limerick without mentioning rugby – it’s much more than a game for Limerick people who follow the exploits of the locally based Munster team with a passion and fervour unrivalled among sports fans anywhere.Read More
A pretty heritage village on the road from Limerick to Kerry, Adare is famous for its thatched cottages, which are among the most photographed vistas in Ireland.
The village was planned and built by the Earl of Dunraven who was keen to beautify the area around his home at Adare Manor and is much more English than Irish in character.Read More