13th Annual LRC Localisation Summer School

18-20 May 2015

University of Limerick

Travel and Accommodation Information

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The 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:

University Accommodation:

Brennan Court Guest Accommodation

Email: Noreen.oshea@ul.ie 
Tel. +353 (0)61-202081
Web: http://www.visitorservices.ul.ie/index.jsp?p=103&n=297


Dromroe Student Village

Tel. +353 (0)61-234271

Other Student Accommodation

Tel. +353 (0)61-333825


Kilmurry Lodge Hotel
Castletroy, Limerick

Tel: +353 (0)61-331133

Castletroy Park Hotel
Castletroy, Limerick

Tel. +353 (0)61-335566
web: www.castletroy-park.ie/home.html

Castletroy, Limerick

Phone: 061 603 500


Newtown, Castletroy, Limerick

Tel.: +353 (0)61-330023
Email: anville@hotmail.com

Rivers, Castletroy, Limerick

Tel.: +353 (0)61-330789
Email: gwenm@eircom.net

Newcastle, Castletroy, Limerick

Tel.: +353 (0)61-331347
Email: cregansbandb@eircom.net

Castletroy Lodge
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.

Iarnród Eireann timetable

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.