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Travelling to Limerick

For a wide range of up to date information on Limerick, visit The Official Guide to Limerick -  http://www.limerick.ie/


A number of airlines serve Shannon International Airport which is located approximately 36km from the University of Limerick. A number of bus routes operate from Shannon Airport to Limerick City Centre and the University of Limerick on a regular basis. 


Nationals of some countries require a visa to enter Ireland. To check if you need a visa to enter Ireland, please check on the web site of the Irish Naturalisation and Immigration Service.  


The Republic of Ireland uses Euro currency.


Ireland's climate is influenced most by the Atlantic Ocean. As a result, it doesn’t have the extreme temperatures that other countries at similar latitude would have. The average temperature is a mild 50°F.
A major warm ocean current called the North Atlantic Drift keeps sea temperatures mild too. Hills and mountains, mainly around the coast, shelter the rest of the island from strong winds coming off the ocean.
In autumn, (August to October) highest temperatures hit between 64 and 57°F. September is considered a mild, temperate month.