Events in Limerick

Thomond Park Limerick

Enjoy rugby in Limerick at Thomond Park, the famous home ground of Munster Rugby. Limerick City Hotel is near events in Limerick, conveniently located less than a ten-minute drive away and is one of the best-valued hotels near Thomond Park. The spectacular venue, renowned internationally for its unique history and atmosphere, has been redesigned and boasts a capacity of 25,600 plus an extensive range of conference & banqueting facilities that have further enhanced its glowing reputation.

The newly developed stadium is known for its award-winning design and architecture, including an entire level dedicated to an array of hospitality and conference facilities. Thomond Park stadium is also fitted with state of the art technology and the entire conference & banqueting level is fitted with high-end audiovisual and IT equipment.

Another unique addition to Thomond Park is the spectacular interactive Museum Experience which showcases the proud history of Munster Rugby including an impressive range of memorabilia such as the match ball from the famous victory against the All Blacks in 1978 and the 2006 and 2008 Heineken Cup trophies. The Museum also boasts interactive displays and touch screens suitable for all ages with a film titled “We are Munster” that portrays the tradition and history of the club.


Thomond Park offers stadium tours to allow fans to take the same steps as their Munster heroes. Information on the various tours on offer can be found by clicking here.

To book a stadium tour at Thomond Park, click here to visit the website.


Limerick City hotel is conveniently located within walking distance of Thomond Park

For more information visit the Thomond Park website -


Limerick City Racecourse

The Limerick City Hotel at the Heart of Limerick City is the ideal location to base yourself when attending Limerick City Racecourse events providing high-quality accommodation and the New McGettigan’s Bar. The Limerick City hotel is located just a short distance from Limerick Racecourse.

Limerick Racecourse hosts 18 racing fixtures each year on a mixture of weekends, bank holidays and evening meetings. In addition to some great racing action on offer there is additional entertainment on racing days to include family fun days, live music after racing during the twilight series and some fantastic Ladies days with great prizes to be won.


Great Limerick Run

The annual Great Limerick Run is 26.2 miles or 42 kilometres through a variety of settings including Limerick's city centre, the University of Limerick, picturesque countryside and riverside locations.

The marathon starts at the award-winning People's Park surrounded by Georgian Limerick. The course then heads to following stops - 

  • Childers Road - Rosbrien Rd - Punches Close - O'Connell Ave - Glentworth Street - Henry Street.
  • Onto Clare Street and taking in the historic Canal Bank.
  • University and Castletroy area as far as Vistakon, taking in the superb University Campus and the breath-taking Living Bridge. This route is a very popular running route for runners of all abilities including many world champions visiting Ger Hartman at the University Arena
  • Returning to the city centre reaching the halfway point on Parnell Street
  • Raheen area, around Raheen Business Park
  • The route then goes to the West side of the River Shannon towards the Gaelic Grounds and South Circular Road for the final 6 Miles. The last 6 Miles are filled with a wonderful array of historical, sporting and cultural sites, such as The Treaty Stone and Thomond Park Stadium, before finishing on Limericks O'Connell Street.


University of Limerick

At the Heart of Limerick City is the University of Limerick which was established back in 1972 as NIHE, becoming the University of Limerick in 1989. The University is situated on a superb riverside campus on the River Shannon, with outstanding facilities in education, recreation and research. The Limerick City Hotel is located in the heart of Limerick City, this 3 star hotel is the idea location to stay when attending event at the University.

The University of Limerick campus is located 5km from Limerick City, 20km from Shannon Airport and just 15 minutes from the Limerick City Hotel.

Mary Immaculate College and was  founded in 1898, is a third level Catholic College of Education and the Liberal Arts. When attending a conference or just visiting Mary I The Limerick City Hotel is the ideal location to stay and just a five minute drive from the Hotel.


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