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Walk through the medieval city of Limerick

Limerick is Ireland’s third-biggest city and a city with a long history. Starting off as a Viking settlement it became one of Ireland’s most important cities in medieval times and became a key city in the Nine Years’ War. Limerick has a long and fascinating history and it is here where you can hear about toffee, pigs, princes and kings. It's a story about a stone with significance for the history of Ireland and the UK, a story of rugby and a story about a soviet uprising. Situated on Ireland’s largest river it was also a trading city and a strategic port. It is a fascinating and dynamic city.

From Limerick
Online Experience
1 Hour
Europe
Upto 15 people
Dutch, English, German
Highlights
  • Live-streamed online experience from Limerick
  • Medieval insights at King John’s Castle, St. Mary’s Cathedral and the Treaty Stone
  • Intriguing anecdotes ranging from rugby and soviet uprisings, to the Nine Years War
Description

Limerick is Ireland’s third-biggest city and a city with a long history. Starting off as a Viking settlement it became one of Ireland’s most important cities in the medieval times, and became a key player in the Nine Years’ War. Limerick has a long and fascinating history and it is here where you can hear about toffee, pigs, princes and kings. It is a story about a stone with significance for the history of Ireland and the UK, a story of rugby and a story about a soviet uprising. Situated on Ireland’s largest river it was also a trading city and a strategic port. It is a fascinating and dynamic city. 

On this live-streamed online experience, you will visit places such as the Treaty Stone, King John’s Castle, St. Mary’s cathedral, the Hunt museum and you might just be able to spot the Curraghour Falls. There will also be time to ask questions and you will be able to ask your guide as many questions as you like!

About this experience
Instructions
  • Please have a good internet connection and zoom app installed on your phone or laptop
  • The instructions to join the meeting will be sent via email shortly after the booking
Know before you go
  • This tour involves walking and travelling to different places, at times the mobile network may be intermittent, and the picture may not be clear. However, we will attempt to minimize such disruptions
  • You can book this tour for 25 EUR per screen or as a private tour for 200 EUR and invite up to 10 friends and family to join this activity with you from all over the world. You will see the option to book this experience as a private tour on the checkout page if it is available for that time slot
  • Since these are live tours, they may be subject to last minute cancellation due to inclement weather, Internet disruptions or other unforeseen circumstances.
Meet your Host
Jorgen Hartogs

I am a Fáilte Ireland approved guide with 20 years experience as a guide in Ireland, Scotland, Wales and England. I have studied local history at University College Cork.I am a full member of ITGA and ATGI and the Secretary for West Limerick Tourism. I provide walking tours in English, German or Flemish/Dutch on request. I can also provide guided walks of Rathkeale, Newcastle West, Ballingarry, Knockfierna or Adare. 

I can bring the history of Limerick to life in my Online Experiences! On this informative walk you will hear about the churches, monasteries, castles, counts, courts and earls.

From USD 29 / Screen
Important Information
  • Fully refundable in case of any cancellation upto 2 days before the tour.