Limerick is the capital of Ireland’s Mid-West region with an urban and hinterland population of over 200,000. It is noted for its shopping, its dining and entertainment, its historical significance, as well as its contributions to the arts.
Conquered by the Vikings in the ninth century, this bustling modern city has a rich medieval past, which resounds around its ancient streets.
With almost 50 per cent of Limerick’s population under the age of 30, it is a vibrant, living, cosmopolitan city and, of course, home to the capital of rugby – Thomond Park.
Limerick City is Ireland's Smarter Travel Demonstration City 2012 – 2016.
Limerick is Irish City of Culture in 2014, and we will be celebrating with a host of high-quality events up to and throughout 2014.