Castletroy is a rapidly growing and predominantly middle-class suburb of Limerick, Ireland and is the largest suburb in Munster. Its population is estimated at 40,000 as of 2010. Castletroy is one of the fastest-growing residential areas in Ireland and has now engulfed the old villages of Annacotty and Monaleen. The population of Castletroy is now approximately 32,506 people, of which 16,573 are students. Castletroy Golf Course is well known and divides Monaleen and Castletroy itself.
Castletroy is approximately 13 minutes from Limerick City Centre (6km).
Castletroy graveyard has yet to be digitally surveyed on Historicgraves.com
CASTLETROY GOLF COURSE
Founded in 1937, Castletroy Golf Club enjoys a well-deserved reputation for its charming tree-lined golf course, excellent facilities and traditional Limerick hospitality. Redesigned in 2006 under the careful supervision of Eddie Connaughton, Castletroy was voted one of Ireland’s top 100 golf courses further enhancing its reputation as one of Ireland’s finest parkland courses.
Golf Links Road, Castletroy, Co. Limerick.
Tel: +353 61 335753
Fax: +353 61 335373
ODEON CINEMA CASTLETROY; LIMERICK
ODEON Cinemas Limerick is an 8 Screen Stadium Seated Cinema. ODEON Cinemas Prides itself on its friendly and approachable team. ODEON Cinemas has in excess of 1500 seats, so there is plenty of room for you to sit back into our comfortable reclining seats and enjoy the latest releases.
ODEON Cinemas Limerick also has a COSTA coffee within the premises.
ODEON Cinemas Limerick, Castletroy Shopping Centre, Limerick.
The cinema is easily accessible off the Kilmurray roundabout on the main Limerick to Dublin road the N7.
All parking is free at any time.
UNIVERSITY CONCERT HALL
University Concert Hall is a 1,000 seat multi-purpose venue and the first purpose built concert hall in the country.
University Concert Hall is situated on the University of Limerick campus, outside Limerick city. Opened on September 18th, 1993, by An Taoiseach, Mr Albert Reynolds T.D. and U.S. Ambassador, Mrs Jean Kennedy Smith, UCH is the first purpose built concert hall in Ireland. The Foundation Building, which incorporates University Concert Hall, has access facilities for disabled people, measuring up to international standards. UCH has several wheelchair positions in the auditorium. Further details on request.
Seating over 1000 people, UCH is suitable for a wide variety of events, hosting concerts of many types including Grand Opera, Dance, Comedy, Drama and Pop/Rock Concerts. Festivals and conferences are also hosted.
University Concert Hall is located 4km from Limerick City on the University of Limerick Campus, just off the main
University Concert Hall is situated on the University of Limerick campus, outside Limerick city.
Dublin road (N7).
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LIMERICK NIGHT LIFE
Limerick city boasts a vibrant night life from Lively Nights Out in Sinbin Night Club to live traditional sessions in Dolans Warehouse. There is something to suit everyone just a five minute drive from Castletroy. Limerick city centre offers a great choice of over 30 restaurants, bistros and cafes offering a great selection of locally produced traditional dishes, and artisan treats along with world-wide cuisines.
SHOPPING IN LIMERICK
Limerick is the shopping capital of the mid-west, and offers big brand names such as Brown Thomas & Debenhams. Visit our retail centres with names such as Boots, Next, Zara, Tommy Hilfiger, H&M, River Island, Argos, Shaws, Mothercare, Penneys and Swamp to name but a few.
LIMERICK RACE COURSE
Limerick Racecourse offers some of the best facilities of its kind in Ireland with over 16 fixtures annually including the Guinness Christmas festival.
GPS: N 52.59045 W 008.69632
Limerick racecourse is located 6 miles south of Limerick City on the M20. It is located on the Annacotty to Adare bypass system that connects us to the main route to Dublin, Cork, Killarney and Shannon airport.
Limerick Racecourse, Greenmount Park, Patrickswell, Co. Limerick, Ireland.
Phone: +353 61 320000
Fax: +353 61 355766
UNIVERSITY SPORTS ARENA
The University Arena is a multi-purpose sports facility catering for the expanding national sports responsibilities the University enjoys. This large indoor facility completes the total package of sports available on campus for all user groups.
University Arena, University of Limerick, Castletroy, Limerick.
Phone: +353 (0) 61 213555
UL ACTIVITY CENTRE
Situated on the sheltered shores of Lough Derg and nestled at the foot of Crag Hill is the purpose built UL Activity Centre. ULAC provides high quality adventure based programmes and training courses for adults and young people of all ages.
Water based activities include: Sailing; wind Surfing; Kayaking; Canoeing and Dragon Boating.
Land based activities include: High Ropes Course; Low Ropes Course; Team Challenge; Orienteering and Archery.
UL Activity Centre, Two Mile Gate, Killaloe, Co. Clare.
Phone: 061 376 622
Fax: 061 375 137
THOMAND PARK RUGBY STADIUM
MONTHLY ARTISANS CRAFT FAIR IN THE NEW LIMERICK MILK MARKET
An all-weather Artisans Craft Fair will be held on the last Thursday of each month from 12pm – 7pm. This is an innovative and exciting fair aimed at bringing a wide variety of Irelands artisan community together on a monthly basis in order to showcase their talents to a large audience.
The Artisans Craft Fair will have an eclectic variety of stallholders offering a broad range of excellent products including ceramics, woodwork, jewellery, hand crafted vintage clothes, cards, knitwear, bespoke furniture and much more. You will also be able to choose from a variety of foods from the ever present food stalls which can then be consumed in the Mezzanine overlooking the fair whilst listening to live music.
The Milk Market, Cornmarket Row, Limerick City.
Phone: 061 214782
THE LIME TREE THEATRE LIMERICK
Craft Fair will be held on the last Thursday of each month from 12pm – 7pm. This is an innovative and exciting fair aimed at bringing a wide variety of Irelands artisan community together on a monthly basis in order to showcase their talents to a large audience. The Artisans Craft Fair will have an eclectic variety of stallholders offering a broad range of excellent products including ceramics, woodwork, jewellery, hand crafted vintage clothes, cards, knitwear, bespoke furniture and much more. You will also be able to choose from a variety of foods from the ever present food stalls which can then be consumed in the Mezzanine overlooking the fair whilst listening to live music.
The Lime Tree Theatre is a brand new, state-of-the-art 510 seat theatre, situated in Mary Immaculate College in Limerick city centre. Officially opening on October 30th 2012, the venue will be host to a wide range of performances, including theatre, music, comedy, traditional arts, schools performances and conferences. As a large scale theatre, it will be a significant addition to the national cultural infrastructure and, most especially to the cultural, social and economic life of Limerick and the mid-west.
Lime Tree Theatre, Mary Immaculate College, Courtbrack Avenue (off Dock Road), Limerick, Ireland.
Phone: 061 774 774
UNIGOLF CLUB CASTLETROY
Unigolf opened in January 2007, an innovative facility bringing the world of golf indoors! At Unigolf Club we boast 18 putting greens and whether you are visiting on your own, with family or friends, we would be delighted to welcome you to experience a truly unique experience.
Located next door to U.L. in the National Technology Park, Castletroy, Limerick, whether you just want to have fun on the putting greens or challenge your friends to a round in St. Andrews, there is something for everyone at Unigolf Club.
Featuring the latest hi-tech specification golf simulators, you can choose to play a round of golf on one of over 50 famous courses including The Belfry, St. Andrews, Pinehurst, Valderrama or even Pebble Beach. Or, if you prefer, you can just practice your chipping or set it to practice on the driving range.
In conjunction with Donal McSweeney PGA ,whether you are an advanced golfer or just want to learn the basics, the Teaching Academy caters for all ages.
Phone: +353 61 633 300
The UNIGOLF Club, National Technology Park, Limerick, Ireland.
LIMERICK GREYHOUND STADIUM
Built in 2010 Limerick Greyhound Stadium is a state of the art complex that offers customers a fantastic night of entertainment.
With live racing, dining, a selection of bars and live music you can be guaranteed to enjoy a great night out. Opening times are Friday Nights and Saturday Nights with the first race starting at 7.45pm.
A great night out for all is guaranteed!
Green Park, Dock Road, Limerick.
Phone: 061 448000
Fax: 061 303788
Limerick’s Premier All Weather Karting Facility
Delta Karting is Limerick’s Premier Karting Facility with TWO top class Rally inspired tracks, you are guaranteed to have the adrenaline rush of a lifetime. Our tracks incorporate Banked corners, Tunnels, Overpasses and all this at 65 Km/h whilst you sit two inches off the ground. So whether you are racing with your friends, work colleagues, family or just by yourself, we can offer you an experience that will never be matched.
Delta Retail Park, Ballysimon Rd, Limerick, Ireland.
Phone: 061 603 603
JEWISH GRAVEYARD IN CASTLETROY
Also in Castletroy is a small and little-known Jewish Graveyard. It dates from the late 19th century when Limerick had a sizable Jewish community. However, the Jews were mostly driven from the city in what was called the Limerick Pogrom. In 1990 the site was renovated and reopened by Chief Rabbi Mervis. The small cemetery. It was unusual, in that there were only a small number of headstones. We then had a look around and we saw this monument in memory of a Jewish soul.
BOURN VINCENT GALLERY CASTLETROYART GALLERY
The gallery houses a series of exhibitions ranging from photographic, modern art to landscapes.
The Bourn Vincent Gallery has exhibited collections by August Sander, Barry and Philip Castle and a selection of pieces from Gordon Lambert’s collection.
The creation of this Art Gallery by the University represents the coming of age of a policy which has sought to encourage the exhibition of noteworthy examples of visual art.
University Of Limerick, Plassey, Limerick City, Limerick, Republic of Ireland
Phone: +353 61 333644
Fax: 061 330316
BELLTABLE ARTS CENTRE LIMERICK
A space for arts development, excellent arts provision and social engagement in Limerick and beyond.
The Belltable Arts Centre is a multi-disciplinary arts venue located at 69 O’Connell Street, Limerick, Ireland. The facility houses a 250-seat theatre/cinema; a 50-seat balcony studio (for occasional poetry and smaller performances); a visual arts gallery (hosting up to 12 exhibitions a year) and a basement restaurant.
Belltable, 69 O’Connell Street, Limerick.
Phone: 061 319 866
Admin Office: 061 315 871
Fax: 061 418 552
Brennan Court Guesthouse
Brennan Court Guesthouse is ideally located on campus with four bedroom apartments only five minutes walk from the main campus. The Guesthouse offers attractive overnight accommodation for Sports coaches, VIPs, visiting lecturers, new staff and short stay visitors to the University (1-5 days). The guesthouse is a comfortable apartment style residence providing self-catering or bed and breakfast options to suit straitened University budgets. Brennan Court Guesthouse offers large en-suite rooms suitable for work and private reading while a large kitchen/ lounge provides a venue for dining and relaxation. The accommodation is furnished to the highest standards throughout. All bedrooms are connected to the University network with high speed internet available.
Brennan Court Guesthouse, University of Limerick, Castletroy, Limerick, Ireland.
Phone: +353 61 234271
SANDVILLA BED AND BREAKFAST
Bungalow situated off the N7 and N24. Award winning breakfast menu, coffee facilities and TV in rooms. Adjacent to Castletroy & Kilmurray Lodge Hotels, University, golf, fishing, banquets and the airport.
Registered with Failte Ireland
CONTACT DETAILS, Monaleen Road, Castletroy, Limerick, Republic of Ireland
Phone: +353 61 336484
1km off N7, 1km off N24. Take N7 from Limerick, come through two sets lights on Castletroy, At Kilmurray roundabout take third exit. At T-junction turn left. Drive for three minutes.Sandvilla is on left.
On N24 three miles before Limerick turn right at Morrisons Pub.
KILMURRY LODGE HOTEL
Dublin Road, Castletroy, Co. Limerick.
Phone: 061 331133
CASTLETROY PARK HOTEL
Dublin Road, Co. Limerick.
Phone: 061 335566
Castleconnell, Co. Limerick.
Phone: 061 377666
TRAVEL LODGE CASTLETROY
Dublin road,Castletroy, Limerick.
Phone: 061 603 500
Where to Eat
Z-WE-TON CHINESE CASTLETROY
Newtown Centre, Castletroy, Co. Limerick.
Step into a Z-WE-TON Restaurant and find yourself welcomed in a busy noodle shop of
Kowloon, a cosy tearoom of Nagoya, or a popular restaurant in NongKhai. The
restaurant has seized the delicacy of the Far East.
FLANNAGAN’S RESTAURANT AT KILMURRY LODGE HOTEL
Castletroy, Co. Limerick.
Castletroy Shopping Centre, Castletroy, Co. Limerick.
NELLIGAN’S AT KILMURRAY LODGE HOTEL
Kilmurry Lodge Hotel, Castletroy, Co. Limerick.
JUMBO CHINESE RESTAURANT CASTLETROY
Unit 7 Castletroy, Castletroy, Co. Limerick.
PAGODA CHINESE RESTAURANTS
Castletroy Limerick, Castletroy, Co. Limerick.
LA CUCINA, CASTLETROY; ITALIAN RESTAURANT
5 University Court, Castletroy, Co. Limerick.
Unit 62 Bru Na Ghrudan, Castletroy, Co. Limerick.
U59, The Orchard, Castletroy, Co. Limerick.
CAFE NOIR CASTLETROY
Park Point, Castletroy, Co. Limerick.
MCLAUGHLIN’S RESTAURANT AT CASTLETROY PARK HOTEL
Castletroy Park Hotel, Dublin Road, Castletroy, Co. Limerick.
Castletroy Park Commerical Campus, Castletroy, Co. Limerick.
SYNNOTTS BAR & RESTAURANT
Newtown, Castletroy, Co. Limerick.
KILLMURRAY LODGE HOTEL
Castletroy, Co. Limerick.
Unit 7B Castletroy Commercial Centre, Castletroy, Co. Limerick.
The Orchard, Castletroy, Co. Limerick
New Genealogical Free Websites.
- The Tithe Applotment Books 1823-1837.
- Griffiths land Valuation 1847-1864.
- Calendars of Wills and Administrations 1858-1920.
- ROUND ABOUT THE COUNTY OF LIMERICK: BY REV. JAMES DOWD, A.B.,AUTHOR OF LIMERICK AND ITS SIEGES. 1896
- Ireland Census 1901 and 1911 .
- Witness Statements taken from the Bureau of Military History (1913-21) Tipperary and Limerick Statements ONLY.
- Irish Army Census Collection 1922.
- Castletroy Historic Graves click here
- One of the best resources available free online is The Family search.org website.