OVERVIEW

Full day tour €79 P.P. 

Inclusive oF -   

  • Our awesome city walking tour. Hear all about sport, music, culture and history in Limerick

  • Great lunch at a favourite local spot 

  • Craft brewery tour in a 250 year old building, rounded off with a seasonal 3 brew tasting flight

  • Tours running daily from May 2020 with advance booking advised!

ITINERARY

 

 

11:30 AM

Walking Tour! 

We will cover the origins of the city from the time of the Vikings in the 9th Century right up to Irelands war of Independence in the 20th century. We walk down the strand line following the majestic river Shannon, the longest water body in the British Isles.

 

 

 

12:30 PM

The Curragower Falls - 
On the way to the Curragower Falls we will pass the statue of deceased Irish rugby star Antony Foley who sadly passed away in 2017 and was one of Irelands most capped
players of all time. Next we'll stop by the scenic falls to learn how the Irish Coffee originated just a few miles downstream from here. We'll also learn of some old styles of corporal punishment practised in Limerick down through the centuries – from the Vikings 'eye for an eye' approach, to the days of Georgian Limerick when criminals were nailed to a wooden post by their ears.

2:00 PM

Located in the heart of Limerick’s Medieval Quarter, the brewery offers an authentic experience that pays homage to the art of craft brewing that has been much loved throughout the centuries. Enjoy a tour of an artisan craft brewery located in a historical building dating back 250 years ago in the heart of the medieval quarter. Learn about the history of brewing in Limerick which dates back to the 1700’s. Hear from an experienced Master Brewer who will explain the process and ingredients used to create Treaty City craft beer. Round all this off with a flight of 3 Treaty City seasonal brews.  

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12:00 PM

Clancy Strand - Here we will visit the house and former residence of Limerick Mayor George Clancy.Mayor Clancy was shot dead at his doorstep in 1921 by British paramilitaries during the Irish War of Independence. The houses here are still riddled with bullet holes from the war. It is forbidden to repair or change them in any way, they are an important reminder of our nation's past.

 

 

1:00 pm

Quick pitstop in the medieval quarter for lunch. Lunch is included in the price. We recommend trying a local Irish coffee or a Guinness to wash it down! 

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