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University of Limerick

The University of Limerick was established back in 1972 as NIHE, becoming the University of Limerick in 1989.

The University is situated on a superb riverside campus on the River Shannon, with outstanding facilities in education, recreation and research. The University of Limerick campus is located 5km from Limerick City, 20km from Shannon Airport and just 10 minutes from the Maldron Hotel.

Adjacent to the University is the National Technology Park, which is home to over 80 companies employing thousands of people. Some of the international companies located in the National Technology Park include Johnson & Johnson, O2 / Telefonica and Cook Medical. 

University Arena

A multi-purpose sports facility based on the University grounds, The University Arena indoor facility caters for all sports requirements on campus. The Arena now also hosts Irelands largest multi purpose synthetic grass, fully floodlit, all weather park. Containing 2 full sized soccer pitches, 1 rugby pitch and a full sized GAA pitch, this facility in Limerick has to be seen to be believed.

Not only does it cater for University requirements but for any sports team or corporate group looking for training, bonding sessions or activity weekends.

The Maldron Hotel Limerick offers special group rates to any group visiting the University of Limerick.

UL Activity Centre

A purpose built Activity Centre located on the shores of Lough Derg providing an excellent year round service to the general public, offering adventure based programs to a variety of clients looking for outdoor adventure.

With state of the art facilities and equipment and experienced staff, ULAC is the ideal choice for anyone looking for outdoor adventure.

Visit the University of Limerick Activity Centre website for more information.

Please contact the Maldron Hotel Limerick for preferred accommodation rates for anyone looking for a Hotel near UL Activity Centre.

Other attractions in Limerick that all visitors to the city should take time to visit include:

  • The Lime Tree Theatre@MIC
  • Dolan’s Warehouse, traditional music 7 nights a week
  • Belltable Arts Centre
  • Limerick City Art Gallery
  • Georgian house and Garden
  • White House, poetry reading Wednesday nights
  • The  Hunt Museum
  • LIT Millennium Theatre
  • University of Limerick Concert Hall
  • Irish Chamber Orchestra