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"Limerick" Limerick Tip by Leipzig

Limerick, Ireland: 8 reviews and 9 photos

  King John's castle
by Leipzig

Limerick is one of the largest cities of Ireland. The Vikings founded the city in 10th century as a base from which to plunder the surrounding areas. Today you hardly see Vikings here but a stunning castle. King John's castle was built in 12th century and offers visitors today exhibitions showing 800 years of history.
You may have heard the word "Limerick" in literature as a a five-line poem written with one couplet and one triplet. Well, this form was first written here.

Address: County Limerick
Directions: in the west of Ireland

Review Helpfulness: 2.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Aug 3, 2007
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