County Limerick: Beyond the Tourist Trail

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Often overshadowed by its neighboring tourist hotspots, County Limerick is a treasure trove waiting to be discovered.

Situated on the banks of the Shannon River, Limerick's history dates back to the Viking era, making it one of Ireland's oldest cities. Its strategic location facilitated trade and commerce, shaping its rich heritage over the centuries.

Limerick isn't just a pass-through; it's a destination in its own right, offering a blend of historical intrigue and scenic beauty.

Adare Abbey, Adare, County Limerick, Ireland
Adare Abbey

County Limerick: More Than a Pass-Through

Are you ready to embark on a journey through the hidden gems of County Limerick? In this article we delve deep into the heart of this captivating region, guided by Brendan Skelly, co-owner of Bronze and Beru, a distinguished driver guide service based in County Limerick.

Exploring Limerick City

Dive into the vibrant tapestry of Limerick City, where tales of Vikings and Normans intertwine with modern-day allure.

Wander through the cobbled streets of the Irish town, once a bustling medieval settlement, and marvel at the remnants of its storied past.

Venture into the English town, adorned with elegant Georgian houses and architectural marvels.

Don't miss iconic landmarks like King John's Castle and the Hunt Museum, each echoing Limerick's multifaceted history.

King John's Castle

Limerick's Countryside Charms

As you journey beyond the city limits, County Limerick unveils its scenic splendor and hidden treasures.

Explore medieval marvels in Kilmallock, a picturesque town steeped in history.

Lose yourself amidst the rolling hills and ancient ruins, where every stone tells a story of bygone eras. Immerse yourself in the tranquility of Lough Gur, home to the mystical Grange Stone Circle (the largest in Ireland) and a tapestry of stone-age wonders.

Entry Stones, Grange Stone Circle, County Limerick, Ireland

Tip: County Limerick falls within Ireland's Ballyhoura Region!
Find out more about this incredible area!

Bronze and Boru: Specializing in Bespoke Excursions

Ready to embark on your Ireland adventure? Let Bronze and Beru be your trusted guide.

With a wealth of knowledge and passion for Irish history, Bronze and Boru offers personalized tours that unveil the essence of County Limerick and beyond.

Whether you're a history enthusiast, nature lover, or simply seeking authentic experiences, Bronze and Boru curates bespoke journeys tailored to your interests. Discover the magic of Ireland with a team dedicated to creating unforgettable memories and revealing the true essence of the Emerald Isle.

Contact Bronze and Boru on their website. You can also connect and follow on Facebook and Instagram.

3 Must-See Attractions in County Limerick

These immersive experiences offer a glimpse into the soul of County Limerick, inviting you to forge unforgettable memories in Ireland's hidden gem.

Replica ‘Flying Boat'

Dive into the fascinating world of aviation history at the Flying Boat Museum, where the legacy of transatlantic flights comes to life.

Explore the medieval charm of Kilmallock and discover its timeless allure amid ancient walls and architectural wonders.

Journey to Lough Gur, where the echoes of Ireland's ancient past resonate amidst breathtaking landscapes and sacred sites.

Looking for a great itinerary to add a few days in Limerick to?
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Whether you're exploring medieval towns, tracing ancient ruins, or savoring the tranquility of its countryside, County Limerick invites you to embrace the beauty of Ireland's southwest and create memories that will last a lifetime. So, pack your curiosity and embark on an adventure that promises to unveil the charm of County Limerick, one story at a time.

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