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Lovely Limerick (County Safari)

Limerick City & County get a bad rap. Oft overlooked on tours of Ireland and undeniably underappreciated we help people discover all of the fascinating under the radar things you can see and do in Limerick.

Sample itinerary for the Limerick County tour (which can be done over the course of 1 or 2 days - depending on level of ambition! Limerick City tour details available on demand. 

 

08:00 Depart Limerick City

09:00 Foynes Flying Boat & Maritime Museum [1.5 hours]

 

Highlights:

 

  • Feel like you're in Catch Me If You Can in a full walk on replica plane

  • Locate the Oscar behind bullet proof glass

  • Admire Old Hollywood movie star Maureen O'Hara's dress collection

  • Have a real Irish coffee in the home of Irish coffee

  • Act as lookout in the control tower

 

11:00 Askeaton Contemporary Arts Public Street Art [.5 hours]   

Since 2006, artworks have been made in Askeaton, with many of them still lurking in prominent public places and unexpected corners!

 

Highlights: 

  • A humorous inscription in Latin hidden in plain sight

  • A 2 storey high painting

  • Coconut shells & The Handover sculpture @ Ranahan’s Bar

12:00 RetroVentures Classic Cars & Motorcycles [.5 hours]

 

Highlights: 

  • An actual DeLoreon. Back To The Future nostalgia eat your heart out. Enough said. 

  • Channel your inner Hell's Angel with some proper motorcycle attire

  • "Re-fuel" over a casual cuppa with the delightful owners

13:00 Old Irish Ways [1 hour]

One man's collection of 10,000 miscellaneous tribute to Ireland of old

Highlights:

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  • Lose track of time walking around this hidden gem

  • Feel the Sunday eve dread once more as you step back into your childhood in their recreated classroom

  • The surprise finale

14:15 The Kennedy Rooms [1.5 hours]

Enjoy some afternoon tea in a 19th century re-purposed convent...

 

Highlights: 

  • Play dress-up at Game of Thrones & Downtown Abbey themed events 

  • JFK tribute in the form of an old Irish cottage museum

  • The 1st private bar we've ever come across in a nun's study!

16:00 High Nelly Bike Centre [1 hour]

An unexpected mecca for everything bike related

 

Highlights: 

  • The bike saddle shaped seats in the cosiest of cafes

  • A well travelled Penny Farthing

  • Bikes featured in Michael Collins, The Wind That Shakes The Barley & many more

  • Marty, the proprietor with more strings to his bow than we can count

17:30 God Pods @ Glenstal Abbey [.5 hours]

Solitude and peace: Check out the abbey pods offering a hotline to God

 

18:00 Return to Limerick City [Alternatively stay overnight along the route & tour Limerick City the following day]

In addition, photo opps along the way at:

 

  • Kilmacat

  • Kilmacow

  • Meanus

  • Hospital

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Oddball Tours
The Greenway

Iconic Offices

St Stephen's Green

Dublin 2

Ireland


info@oddballtours.com
Tel: 00353 87 2179559

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