Celtic Angling, in Ballingarry, just south of Adare (; 069/68202), offers daylong salmon-fishing excursions on the Shannon, including pickup from Limerick City, equipment, and licenses. A day’s fishing will cost on average €180 to €300 for one person, plus €50 to €100 for each additional person in a group. (Owner Paddy Dunworth also offers guided sightseeing trips and hillwalking excursions; check the website for details.)


The par-70 inland course at the Limerick Golf Club, Ballyclough (061/415146;, 4.8km (3 miles) south of Limerick, has greens fees of €50 weekdays, €70 weekends, year-round. The par-71 inland course at Castletroy Golf Club, Castletroy, County Limerick (061/335753;, 4.8km (3 miles) east of Limerick, charges greens fees of €40 Monday to Thursday, €50 Friday to Sunday, year-round.

Horseback Riding

The county’s fields provide good turf for horseback riding. Rates run about €25 to €30 per hour. The Clonshire Equestrian Centre in Adare (; 061/396770), offers riding holidays for adults and children. They’re also one of the only riding schools in Ireland to offer riding for disabled visitors.

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.