The University of Limerick
The campus is located 5 km east of the city of Limerick on the banks of the banks of the River Shannon, on a 137.5-hectare campus with 46 hectares on the north bank and 91.5 hectares on the south bank.
Travel from Shannon Airport
Shannon Airport is 30 minute drive from the University campus. There is a bus service into the city centre and a regular bus service from town out to the University. A taxi from the airport to the university will cost approx. €50.
There is a very good, regular bus service from Dublin airport to the University campus using Dublin Coach with one change at the Red Cow Luas stop. There is another service called Eireagle which travels directly from the airport and will drop you at the Hurlers Pub on the main Dublin road, two minutes’ walk from the Kilmurry Lodge Hotel.
On campus accommodation
Apartment style on-campus accommodations are available in a combination of 4 and 6 bedrooms apartments. There is a shared living lounge & kitchen for each apartment, and each bedroom is a private ensuite.
Booking code: ISLAND18
- Choose your dates of stay (Arrival 20 June 2018, Departure 22 June 2018)
- Leave ‘Area’ at the default of ‘Any Location’
- Leave ‘How Many Rooms’ at 1 Room/Apartment
- The Number of Nights will automatically reflect the booking dates of stay you have chosen
- Promotion code: ISLAND18. You must put this in the Promotion Code box to avail of the special rate for your group
Hotels within walking distance of the University of Limerick
The hotel is situated just off the M7 Dublin motorway, adjacent to the University of Limerick and 5mins drive from Limericks centre of commerce, 30 minutes from Shannon Airport
A short walking distance from University of Limerick Campus, UL Sports Arena & University Concert Hall and is a little more relaxed than the Castletroy Park.
This is a bit more basic than the other hotels in the area and a slightly longer walk to the University campus.
Bed & breakfast Accommodation within walking distance of the University
Hotels in town
This is an award winning 4 star, rated as the number 1 hotel on TripAdvisor in Limerick.
A luxurious boutique property ideally located in the heart of Limerick City and within walking distance of many of the city’s attractions
This hotel is right in Limerick city centre, close to shopping, entertainment and the commercial district.
- Tuscany Bistro Castletroy is a short trip from the University.
- The Curragh Gower
- The Locke
- Da Vincenzo
- Tuscany Bistro at the Granary
Dolans Live Music and Food is a traditional Irish Pub consisting of a restaurant and five music venues. It is the home to all types of live music in the heart of Limerick city.
Limerick city is a vibrant young city and offers many attractions good place to start is the website Limerick.ie and if you are in need of a few prompts, you could take a look at Top Ten Attractions for Limerick