Fun Activities For A Girly Weekend in Limerick

Limerick is the perfect place for a fun-filled girls’ weekend. Whether you are after some good food and drinks, a relaxing day at the beauty salon or a swim in our heated indoor pool, shopping til’ you drop or dancing the night away, Limerick is a compact city packed with girly activities to suit everyone’s tastes. 

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We’ve gathered the best things to do for a girly weekend in Limerick: 

Pampering

Kick-off your girls’ holiday with some pampering at Bellissimo Limerick with the hugely popular Bellissimo Makeover where the glam squad will professionally style your hair and makeup while you sip on some bubbly. Just a short 3-minute walk from the hotel in Limerick city centre, you and your friends will be feeling glamorous, relaxed and revived ahead of whatever you have planned next. 

Limerick Nightlife 

101 Limerick 

101 pub near Clayton Hotel Limerick

101 Limerick is the name on everyone’s lips and is Limerick’s most popular hotspot. Located on the main street in the business district; 101 Limerick is a multi-levelled cocktail bar with an edge, offering three floors of fun in the heart of the city. 

101 is definitely a reliable venue for impressing first-time visitors to Limerick. Step past the streetlights and the dark doors into an abundance of textures: coloured tiles and intricately sculpted wood. The bar is vast and stocked with top-class liquor. The bar is dotted with an impressive amount of detail that gives the place its soul. If you hear whispers of secret passageways behind the walls, secret cocktail bars or secret gardens – know that it’s all true.

Dolan’s 

If you are looking for craic agus ceoil, Dolans Traditional Irish Pub is the place to go. Just a 10-minute walk or 3-minute taxi drive from the hotel you’ll discover the renowned venue made up of a restaurant and five music venues. It is the home of all types of live music in the heart of Limerick city. 

Activities

Style Colour Analysis Workshop

Get your girlfriends together for a transformational personal Colour Analysis Workshop with Fiona Doyle that will give you clarity about which colours to wear, and that gives your confidence a boost.

If you want to have a wardrobe that makes you feel great, it’s paramount to find the colours that will flatter and compliment you the most. And a colour analysis workshop is a great and fun way to help you find them. You will discover a range of colours that harmonise with your natural colouring (skin, eyes and hair tone) making your skin glow and your eyes sparkle. You will also discover the colours that don’t work for you. The workshop covers colours for clothing, jewellery and make-up .

Fiona Doyle is an Internationally accredited Personal Stylist and Colour Consultant, having trained in the top Style Academies in the world including Milan, London, France America & Ireland. She has over 18 years’ experience in the fashion industry- through modelling, fashion events and styling and is now sharing all that knowledge through her hands-on approach workshops.
A great activity for a girls weekend away, hen night or just because! Fiona will host your group right here in a private room overlooking the River Shannon in Clayton Hotel Limerick, if you are interested to find out more contact Fiona directly on info@fionadoyle.ie, call 087 2278476 or visit www.fionadoyle.ie.

Roller Jam 

If you are looking for something different to do on your girls’ weekend in Limerick, be sure to pay Roller Jam a visit. Munster’s only Roller Disco is like stepping back in time to the days of Grease or Footloose, supersized skate rink with state of the art sound systems and disco lights, it is guaranteed to have everyone enjoying themselves. Check ahead to see if you can make a group booking or if Roller Jam has one of its famous themed skate nights on.  

Nevsail Watersports 

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A Limerick Kayaking Tour is a safe and fun way of seeing the sights & sounds of Limerick City from a completely different perspective. Operated by the fully qualified team of kayaking instructors at Nevsail Watersports, the tours (which run by day and night) are suitable for everyone, no previous kayaking experience is needed, and all equipment is provided. You’ll be amazed at how different the city looks from the River Shannon. As an added bonus, your kayak instructor will share some interesting facts about Limerick’s history as you gently kayak from your starting point behind The Hunt Museum. If you’re not a history buff, feel free to simply relax and enjoy the local wildlife, as the River Shannon is a nature-lovers paradise with abundant wildlife and amazing things to see. 

Treaty City Brewery 

Enjoy a tour of an artisan craft brewery located in a historical building full of character and charm in the heart of Limerick’s medieval quarter. Experience a working brewery and see beer being brewed before your eyes. Learn about the history of brewing in Limerick which dates back to the 1700s. Hear from an experienced and extremely charismatic Master Brewer who will explain the process and ingredients used to create Limerick’s finest beer. Enjoy a complimentary beer tasting as part of your tour. Your beer flight will include 3 Treaty City brews which vary depending on the season! The tour takes approximately 1 hour. 

The Limerick Greenway

Carving a 40km path through the local countryside, the Limerick Greenway offers an authentic experience of rural Ireland for cyclists, runners and walkers. Following the old Limerick to Kerry railway line, the Greenway seamlessly links the West Limerick landscape with bustling towns and villages and some of the country’s most historic sites.

Experience the Limerick Greenway in one visit or explore in shorter stages, perfect for day-trippers. Whichever you choose, there will be a genuine welcome from the towns along the way, offering delicious food and quality accommodation.

Troy Chauffeurs offer a drop and collect service from the hotel. Your friendly driver will follow your cycle path from the Rathkeale starting point and are available to collect you at any stop throughout the journey. So you can take it at your ease, perhaps finish in Barnagh with a spot of lunch, or blaze ahead to the Abbeyfeale finishing point. The service also includes bike and helmet rental and travel is a luxury vehicle .

Please contact Troy Chauffeurs directly for more information on info@troychauffeurs.ie. Information correct as of September 2021, for up to date information on the Limerick Greenway please visit https://www.limerick.ie/greenway.

Shopping

Crescent Shopping Centre 

Outside of Dublin, the Crescent Shopping Centre is one of Ireland’s busiest shopping spots. With over 90 stores of every variety, there is something for everyone’s taste here. You’ll find high street favourites, like Penneys, H&M, Zara, River Island, Gym Plus Coffee, Carraig Donn, Inglot and many more. 

Limerick Milk Market 

Limerick Milk Market
Limerick Milk Market. Picture credit: Diarmuid Greene/Fusionshooters

Take a trip down memory lane and experience traditional-style trading at Limerick’s biggest indoor market. This really is a foodie haven where vendors take their skills very seriously and it shows in the high-quality produce on offer. Go hungry because you will want to sample and buy almost everything. From the farmhouse cheeses and chutney to the artisan bread and freshly pressed juices, you’ll find something to satisfy every craving here. Above the hustle and bustle of the stalls, you can relax and unwind on the mezzanine with some fresh tea or coffee and enjoy some of the best people-watching Limerick has to offer. 

 Fiona Doyle Stylist 

Fiona Doyle is an Internationally accredited Personal Stylist who has trained in the fashion capital cities of the world. Fiona offers a bespoke colour analysis for individuals or small groups, she will identify what colours work best with your skin, eyes and hair tone. You will discover a range of colours that harmonise with your natural colouring, making your skin glow and your eyes sparkle. Get in touch with Fiona directly to find out more. A consultation with Fiona can be organised in a private room in the hotel, treat yourself and the girls to a glass of bubbly then hit the shops with all your new knowledge!

Top your girly weekend off with an overnight stay in the 4-star Clayton Hotel Limerick. Located at the centre of it all, we have offers on a range of packages including the “Ladies in the City”, for more information on group bookings get in touch with our reservation team on 061 444 144. So, gather the girls and get ready for a brilliant time in Limerick! 

Please Note: While the Information in this post is considered to be true and correct at the date of publication, changes in circumstances after the time of publication may impact the accuracy of the Information. 

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