Limerick (Irish: Luimneach from Lom na nEach, meaning "the Bare place of the Horses") is a city and the county seat of County Limerick in the historical province of Munster, in the midwest of Ireland. The city lies on the River Shannon, with three main crossing points near the city centre and has a 2006 population of 91,000 inhabitants within its urban area.
|• Type||City Council|
|• Mayor||Jim Long|
|• Dáil Éireann||Limerick City, Limerick|
|• European Parliament||South|
|• Total||51.3 km2 (19.8 sq mi)|
|Elevation||10 m (30 ft)|
|• Urban area||91,454|
|Time zone||UTC0 (WET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+1 (IST)|
|Area code(s)||(+353) 61|
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- Media related to Limerick at Wikimedia Commons
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- LimerickPride Archived 2009-09-18 at the Wayback Machine
- Architecture of Limerick Archived 2007-09-27 at the Wayback Machine
- Various online history resources from Limerick City Library Archived 2007-10-30 at the Wayback Machine