Castleconnell is close to many of Limerick’s attractions. Among the most interesting places to see are the fascinating National Technological Park and the fantastic University Concert Hall. Two other popular spots within a short distance of Castleconnell are the Castletroy Golf Club and Roller Jam.
Do make the effort to see some of the nearby museums and galleries, which help make the area such a rewarding holiday destination. In particular, you should make sure you check out Hunt Museum, the Frank McCourt Museum and Limerick Museum. Arts lovers can enjoy a night of great entertainment at venues such as the LIT Millennium Theatre. If you love everything to do with art, check out the exhibits at the Limerick City Gallery of Art.
If you are into nature, head to the nearby parks and reserves. These are good spots to relax. There are no shortage of gardens and parks, so take a picnic blanket to People's Park and the Arthur's Quay Park.
If you have time in and around Castleconnell, treat yourself with a visit to the St. Mary's Cathedral, the Treaty Stone and O'Connell Street. History buffs will enjoy the King John's Castle. Whatever your faith, you’ll be moved by the serene atmosphere at Castleconnell’s holy places like Augustinian Church.
Enjoy window shopping and spoil yourself with a new wardrobe in some of the nearby shopping hotspots such as Milk Market.
Immerse yourself in Castleconnell’s heartland at Thomond Park. This is home to Munster Rugby rugby union team and the Shannon RFC in winter. Depending on the score, either celebrate or commiserate with friendly locals after the game in one of the nearby watering holes.
At the end of a long day exploring the streets of Castleconnell, relax for the night at one of the area’s bed-and-breakfasts, hotels or short-stay apartments. If you’re looking for a warm welcome and a good nights sleep be sure to check out the Limerick City Hotel, the Absolute Hotel Limerick, and the Limerick Strand Hotel.