Let’s explore Limerick’s rich heritage and beautiful
countryside this Easter
Walking Limerick – Luimneach ag Siúl – free Guided Walking Tours as part of
Cruinniú na Cásca celebrations

How would you like to work off the chocolate from Easter by exploring some of Limerick’s
rich heritage and beautiful countryside? Whether you are interested in history and heritage,
Irish mythology, nature, self discovery or just want to stretch your legs, we have a walk for
Limerick City and County Council invites all our citizens and visitors to explore the history
and the landscape of our city and county this Easter Monday (17th April) on a series of free
guided walking tours as part of Cruinniú na Cásca.
Cruinniú na Cásca is part of Creative Ireland, the government’s Legacy Programme for
Ireland 2016 – a five-year initiative, from 2017 to 2022, which places creativity at the centre
of public policy. It is a high-level, high-ambition, all-of-government initiative to mainstream
creativity in the life of the nation so that individually and collectively, in our personal lives
and in our institutions, we can realise our full creative potential.
Cruinniú na Cásca is a new national day of culture and creativity, which will take place
nationwide on Easter Monday.
Mayor of the City and County of Limerick Cllr. Kieran O’Hanlon said: “Limerick city and
county has a rich cultural heritage encompassing archaeology, built heritage, the natural
environment and community. With ‘Walking Limerick’ we invite citizens and visitors to
celebrate a sense of place and belonging and discover the richness around us. This new
national day of celebration allows us to get together and celebrate us – Luimneach ag Súil.”
Minister for Arts Heritage, Regional, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs Heather Humphreys added:
“Creative Ireland is all about putting culture and creativity at the heart of communities
nationwide and Cruinniú na Cásca will do just that this Easter Monday. We want to
encourage everyone to become involved in the cultural life of Limerick and to participate and
enjoy this national day of creativity.”
Sheila Deegan Limerick Arts Officer said: “We are delighted to present a programme of
fifteen walking tours with over four hundred free tickets available from guided tours of the
Georgian and Medieval Limerick, through our county towns of Adare and Kilmallock and
walks amongst the beautiful scenery of Caherconlish, Lough Gur, Ballyhoura and
Knockfierna, to a Yoga Walk through Galty Castle Woods, there are stories to discover and
share that are guaranteed to lift the soul.”
Free Guided Walking Tours include Medieval and Georgian Limerick, Limerick Civic Trust, a
Yoga Walk through Galty Castle Woods, Lough Gur, Blackrock Loop, Tours of the heritage
towns of Adare, Caherconlish and Kilmallock and Knockfierna: The Hill of Truth.
Visit www.limerick.ie/cruinniu for full details of Walking Limerick – Luimneach ag Súil