Looking around Limerick for a Few Hours

Looking around Limerick for a Few Hours, Limerick, Ireland (B)

Sometimes, a city warrants much more time than you have to visit. That was certainly the case with Limerick, Ireland. We had just flown into the Shannon airport and were making our way to Tralee to catch a performance of the National Folk Theatre of Ireland. Certainly we could at least spare a few hours looking around Limerick.

So that’s just what we did. With just a general idea of what we hoped to see, we found a place to park our rental car and set out on foot, exploring everything within about a 1-mile radius. Interested in what we found looking around Limerick? Great! Because I’m anxious to share it with you!

Of course that means our first priority was finding lunch. We had heard about the famous Limerick Milk Market, the giant “circus tent” of a pavillion filled with nearly 50 food vendors. Trying to find a place to park near it was a challenge, especially on a Saturday. We finally found the Charlotte’s Quay Euro Park, about a 5-minute walk away. It was pretty cool that one of the first things we saw after exiting our car was a section of the medieval Limerick city wall, right there in the parking lot. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Looking around Limerick for a Few Hours
Guide Location: Ireland » Limerick
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Tamara Wilcox
Read it on Author's Website: http://www.postcardsandpassports.com/looking-around-limerick-for-a-few-hours/
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Limerick Milk Market
  • Charlotte’s Quay Euro Park
  • medieval Limerick city wall
  • St John's Cathedral
  • St. John’s Church
  • King’s Island
  • Bridge Street
  • Mary Street
  • Island Road
  • St. Mary’s Church
  • King John’s castle