Limerick is rich in history and has a strong heritage which is ever present in the streets of today. A Vikings stronghold dating back to 922AD, this linked Limerick with other Viking towns all over Europe and created a perfect location for trading. A warm welcome is always offered by the locals and is no more apparent on the pub crawl with all who crave just one more pint of the delicious Guiness.
Limerick City Hotel
Located on the banks of the River Shannon, the Limerick City Hotel encompasses breath-taking views of the Shannon and Limerick City. Limerick City Hotel is within 20 minutes drive from Bunratty Castle and a host of Irish heritage sites including the picturesque towns of Adare, Foynes, Lough Gur and Grange. You can enjoy a drink or two at the McGettigan’s bar which has several screens highlighting all the top sporting attractions especially the rugby then wind down in the tastefully decorated bedrooms which are all en-suite, hairdryer, television, WiFi and tea and coffee making facilities.
Day 1 - Travel to Holyhead for the ferry to Ireland, we travel to Portlaoise for our overnight stay.
Day 2 - After breakfast we leave the hotel and make our way to Rock Of Cashel a spectacular group of old medieval buildings set on an outcrop of limestone in the Golden Vale including the 12th century tower. High cross and Romanesque Chapel, 13th century gothic cathedral and 15th century castle and restored hall of the vicars choral, this will include audio-visual show and exhibition.
Day 3 - Excursion to Galway
Day 4 - In the morning we will make our way to Killaloe for a sightseeing river cruise along the river Shannon and Lough Derg, then onto Bunratty Castle and folk village for a walk around a typical Irish 19th century village.
Day 5 - Free time to explore Limerick
Day 6 - Depart hotel to make our way to Dublin port for home.
£120 single room supplement
Departure Dates & Prices
|Sun - Fri||9th - 14th June||£524|
Details may change without notice - please check with the office for latest prices etc