Limerick Junction has an inn (The Bit & Bridle Inn) and a racecourse (Tipperary Racecourse). Both are located near the end of the station approach road, less than a ten minute walk from the railway station.
Travelling further afield:
From Limerick Junction there are regular trains to Limerick City, Cork and Dublin.
Cork city & county:
The thoroughfares of Cork city have lots for the shopper - from leading main street stores to specialist retailers and the atmosphere of the English Market.
Bus Éireann route 205 provides a frequent link between the forecourt of Cork Kent railway station and Parnell Place bus station (for buses to towns and villages in Co. Cork and elsewhere) and the city centre.
Cork's suburban rail service has outer termini at Cóbh, Midleton and Mallow.
Cóbh was the Titanic's last port of call and has a Titanic Trail. A fine cathedral, St. Colman's, overlooks the port. Cruise liners call at Cóbh from time to time and berth adjacent to the railway station. The majority of the railway station comprises an interesting heritage centre.
En route to Cóbh is Fota where a wildlife park is located. Fota station is located beside the entrance to the park.
Jameson's old distillery, a visitor attraction, is located in the East County Cork town of Midleton, a 23-minute train journey from Cork.
Blarney Castle, home of the famous Blarney Stone, is around 25 minutes by bus from Cork city on Bus Éireann route 215.
Left: Blennerville Windmill, Tralee, County Kerry.
Date of last update to this page: 29th-30th July, 2013: edits & new photos.