Eat, Sleep and Be Merry Limerick Style; ADVERTISING SUPPLEMENT; There Is Always Something to Do in Limerick, Which Is Virtually Bursting with Top Hotels, Fashionable Bars, Legendary Pubs and Rocking Nightclubs. Whether You Are a Fan of Sport, Music, Theatre, Opera, Ballet or Modern Dance Limerick Is a Great Destination for Both Business and Pleasure

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The range of accommodation available throughout the City and County stretches from luxurious boutique and midrange hotels to warm and welcoming B&B's; budget hostels to family friendly self-catering options, all offering excellent value for money.

Visit Limerick and take the time to savour the marvellous creations of talented local artisan food producers, award winning chefs and purveyors of fine foods who are masters when it comes to combining new flavours and textures which will send you to foodie heaven!

Award-winning restaurants, buzzing bistros and cheerful cafes serve up high quality meals certain to please the visitor and add a memorable culinary dimension to your stay.

Don't forget to check for the good value Early Bird menus, generally available in most restaurants from 5.00 p.m. to 7.00 p.m. Call into the Limerick Tourist Information Office, Arthur's Quay Park Limerick or Adare Tourist Office in Adare, Co. Limerick for a full listing of restaurants, cafe's and bars or phone 061 317522.

HEADS ON BEDS

A selection of the best accommodation for your stay.

The 4* Clarion Hotel Limerick, Irelands Tallest Hotel is superbly located on the River Shannon in Limerick City Centre, just moments from Limerick's best shopping and nightlife hotspots. All rooms have panoramic views of the River Shannon and enjoy the city lights by night with all the comforts of the 4 star Clarion brand, air-conditioning, complimentary broadband, interactive TV with movies on demand, in room safe, power shower and fluffy white towels. Facilities at the Clarion Limerick include the funky Kudos Bar serving exotic flavoured Asian food straight from the Wok, the waterfront Sinergie Restaurant and SanoVitae Health & Fitness with sauna, steam room, Jacuzzi, pool and gym.

The Clarion is renowned for its outstanding hospitality and undeniable sporting spirit, playing host to many visiting teams and supporters. The hotel is a hive of activity once sporting fever hits the city as the Clarion is located just 10 minutes walk from Thomond Park and the Gaelic Grounds. For more information please visit www.clarionhotellimerick.com. Clarion Hotel, Steamboat Quay, Limerick 061 444100.

The Castletroy Park Hotel (below) is regarded as one of the leading Hotels in Limerick. This luxury Hotel is ideally located in the heart of the west of Ireland. The hotel is just 3 miles from Limerick City, surrounded by superb amenities and is easily accessible via Shannon International Airport, just 25 minutes drive away. The hotel's leisure centre complete with newly installed fitness equipment, sauna, steam room, Jacuzzi and Limericks only indoor 20 metre pool is ideal for a vigorous work out or a relaxing swim. Relax in our unique C Salon, which offers you a variety of beauty and body treatments using the internationally renowned Dr. Murad skin care products.

Carlton Castletroy Park Hotel, Dublin Road, Limerick.

T: + 353 (0) 61 335566, F: +353 (0) 61 331117. E: reservations.castletroy@carlton.ie W: www.carlton.ie/castletroy

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