12th Annual LRC Localisation Summer School
18-21 May 2014
University of Limerick
Travel and Accommodation Information
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he University’s campus is located right on the banks of the river Shannon in beautifully landscaped surroundings. Limerick is less than 200 kilometers west of Dublin, close to some of Ireland’s most famous attractions, among them the Cliffs of Moher (Co. Clare) and the beaches of the Dingle peninsula. The University's campus is just 5 miles away from Limerick City. The following types of accommodation are available in the vicinity:
Brennan Court Guest Accommodation
Tel. +353 (0)61-202081
Dromroe Student Village
Tel. +353 (0)61-234271
Other Student Accommodation
Tel. +353 (0)61-333825
Kilmurry Lodge Hotel
Tel: +353 (0)61-331133
Castletroy Park Hotel
Tel. +353 (0)61-335566
Phone: 061 603 500
BED & BREAKFASTS:
Newtown, Castletroy, Limerick
Tel.: +353 (0)61-330023
Rivers, Castletroy, Limerick
Tel.: +353 (0)61-330789
Newcastle, Castletroy, Limerick
Tel.: +353 (0)61-331347
Dublin road, Castletroy, Limerick
Tel.: +353 (0)61 331167
More Accomodation links: List of Hotels in Limerick
Getting to the University of Limerick
The University of Limerickl is located just outside of Limerick City on a beautiful campus on Ireland’s largest river, the Shannon.
Travelling by Air
Shannon International Airport, located some 16 miles from the hotel, provides direct scheduled air services to Dublin and Belfast, London, Birmingham, Paris, Frankfurt, New York, Washington and Boston.
Buses and taxies link the airport to Limerick city centre. Taxi services from Shannon Airport cost on average €35. Car Hire services are also available from the airport.
Travelling by Train
Regular rail services connect Limerick with Dublin, Cork, Tralee, Killarney, and (via Dublin) with Belfast, Sligo and Westport.
From Limerick City
Take the Dublin Road out of the city and travel approx two miles to the Parkway roundabout. Go straight through at this roundabout. At the next roundabout, turn left and the hotel is on the right hand side of the road.
Travelling by Bus from the City Centre
There is a regular bus service between the campus and the city centre. A bus ticket costs € 1.70. At the bus stop near the Centra shop in William St. take the bus for the University or Plassey (usually a no.308 or no.302 bus). Daily Bus Eireann Timetable servicing UL to City Centre, Raheen and Caherdavin.