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Culture Corner

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What's Limerick Like?

Limerick City Center is located a short 10 minute bus ride from campus. Filled with shops, restaurants and outdoor fun, it is the perfect blend of city life and Irish culture. It is also home to many parks, castles, churches and pubs. Take a trip to Donkey Ford's for the best Fish and Chips in the city or venture to the Milk Market for some great local Irish food and goods.

Located in the Midwestern coast of Ireland, traveling throughout Ireland is relatively easy by bus or train. With a quick 45 minute trip, students can visit Galway to visit the home of the Claddagh or head to county Kerry to explore the famous Ring of Kerry.

Region and Population

Limerick is located in the Midwestern coast line of Ireland which makes it an ideal location to easily travel around the country to all of the great landmarks. Limerick is the third largest city in Ireland with a population of 60,000 people.


Despite popular belief, Limerick is just as sunny as it is rainy. Although rain is frequent, it is sporadic, so be prepared to layer when leaving the house. The spring and summer months typically see highs around 65-75 degrees. As the seasons transition to fall and winter, temperatures will often be between 45-55 degrees.
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