Discover Limerick DAC is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Limerick City and County Council and has been established specifically to operate and develop key tourism attractions in Limerick that will strengthen Limerick as a destination and attract increased visitor numbers.
In April 2022 King John’s Castle was the first attraction to come under the Discover Limerick umbrella. Located at the heart of Limerick’s medieval quarter, King John's Castle is the largest tourist attraction in Limerick city,
Located at the heart of Limerick’s medieval quarter, STEP INSIDE the walls of Limerick’s most iconic landmark! Discover the stories of ruthless King John, the noble knights, and rebellious natives. King John's Castle brings to life over 800 years of dramatic local history. Explore the spacious outdoor courtyard where you’ll get a sense of the bustling activity that took place many years ago.
In April 2023 Lough Gur Visitor Centre joined the portfolio of visitor attractions. Lough Gur Visitor Centre and associated facilities will continue to interpret the wonders of this immense Limerick landscape located just 20 minutes from Limerick city.
Key attractions include a thatched visitor centre modeled on the shape of Neolithic houses. Adjoining the Visitor Centre is a limekiln top seating area and playground overlooking the expansive lake of Lough Gur. The sprawling 20 acre lakeshore park at the foot of the Visitor Centre steps makes the ideal location for picnics and walks while the welcome kiosk at the entrance point serves fresh barista woodland coffee and refreshments.