Situated beside the Shannon Estuary, Limerick is mainly covered in low-lying farmland and has some of the most picturesque villages, like Adare. At the same time it is dynamic with Limerick city being a vibrant hub of education, economic, social and recreational activity in Ireland's Mid-West region.
Founded by the Vikings and developed by the Anglo-Normans, Limerick City is the third-largest in Ireland, and features King John's Castle next to the River Shannon, built during the 13th century. The city itself is bustling and well-developed. In addition to a number of well-respected museums and galleries as well as a writer's centre, the city hosts a number of arts festivals, including the Unfringed Performance Festival, the Fresh Film Festival and Cuisle, a poetry fest.
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