Please everybody post things you enjoy doing in the city to give others an idea of something fun that they can do!!
Playgrounds - there is one in the People's Park and in park on the dublin road!
More information can be found on opening hours from Limerick City Council on (061) 417599.
Arcade The pool/snooker hall/arcade called 'New Vic' on Hartstonge, Street, near the O'Connell Monument Telephone (061) 314674
Museums - The Hunt Museum, Rutland Street, Limerick. Telephone (061) 312833.
The Georgian House And Garden - Built in 1838, this recreated house is a great example of how the rich lived in Limerick in the past! Located at Perry Square, Across from Peoples park![/QUOTE]
The City Museum (beside King Johns Castle) (061) 417826
Limerick City Galery, Perry Square. Telephone (061) 310633
Limerick City Library, The Grannary, Michael Street Telephone (061) 314668
Roxboro Branch Library, Roxboro Shopping Centre Telephone (061) 417906
Shows - (The Millenium Theatre and the Belltable) best pre book on net!
Entertainment - Dolans Warehouse, gigs almost nightly, visit www.dolanspub.com
Links to these can be found in the Limerick web sites stickies in this forum.
Cresent S.C - (raheen bus-outside Brown Thomas) over 100 shops and resturants
Parkway S.C - + Parkway Retail Centre (parkway roundabout) (Dub Road, UL bus)
Omiplex - In the Cresant Shopping Centre (dooradoyle) 12 screens
Storm Cinema Castletroy Shopping Centre Limerick - 16 Screens
UL concert Hall - Limericks largest Theatre, in UL (pre book - www.uch.ie)
Fun World - Ennis Road (Bowling, Pool/Snooker, Air Hockey, Arcade games, playworld 4 kids!
Peter Pan - Cresant S.C Kids PlayWorld (under 12's) (No pool etc - just 4 kids)
Swimming - UL Arena (fun float on weekends 4 kids) 50 m pool!
Rathbane Golf - 1.6 kms from City, off the R512 Lough Gur Road, open 7 days
Out of Town
Curaghcase - A forest area with open spaces and long walks (+ playground), great for a day out with Family. (Foynes Road)
Stone Hall Visitor Farm - Better classified as a zoo! near Curraghacase, many exotic animals, Large and different kids play area (recommended for family)
Buttercup farm - Croom, Traditional farm (with fun horse and cart ride)
Kilcornan Karting - (N69- oppisite curraghcase) (open 7 days), a fun experience for all!
Combat Zone Paintball - Take N69 then turn off towards Shanagolden/ NewCastle west (30 mins from city). for more info www.combatzone.ie!
Limerick County Golf & Country Club - on the R512. (Dress well)www.limerickcounty.com
Pitch and Putt - In Mungret and Adare
Celtic Park And Gardens - original Celtic settlement in with 12 authentic and re-created features from Ireland's past include a dolmen and an authentic ring fort. The setting is unspoiled and natural and the gardens are excellent, Located on the Route N69, 19km from Limerick to Kilcornan and 8 km from Adare.
Rugby - Munster Rugby play in Thomond Park (north side of city) best pre-book, also regional teams (shannon, young munster, Garryown etc.). Munster Rugby have a store at the end of O' Connell Street (patricks street)
Soccer - Limerick FC play in Hogan Park
Basketball - The Limerick Lions are one of the countries top teams, they play in the UL arena (Oct - March). No need to pre book! UL are Limericks top womens team, they are considered tghe countries best team also play in UL Arena! Regional teams such as UL who play in the colleges league also play in UL Arena.
American Football - for something different the UL Vikings play in the UL sports grounds (Feb - Aug) more info on www.irish-american-football.org
GAA - The Gaelic Grounds (Ennis Road) is home to both the Limerick Hurling and Gaelic Football teams, Games are played during Spring-Summer!
Horseracing - Limerick Race course is in Patrickswell and has events throughout the year, www.limerick-racecourse.com!
Greyhound Racing - (Off Mulgrave St.) Meetings on Mon, Thurs and Sat at 7.50 pm
Limerick Sub-aqua Club
* I would suggest supervising the kids (in case the crowd inside are rough)