• Quay Arts, Ballina Quay, Killaloe/Ballina
This is an exciting, multi-purpose art space, which offers classes, workshops, studio space and a gallery, with an ongoing calendar of shows and exhibitions.
• Thomond park – 25 min
Thomond Park Rugby Stadium, home to the successful Munster Team is just a short distance away. Thomond Park
• The Hunt Museum – 25 min
The Hunt Museum, located at the Georgian Custom House in Limerick since 1997, has a large collection of art, antiques and other historic items, built around a collection left to the state by the Hunt Family. The Hunt Museum
• King John’s Castle Limerick – 25 min
A spectacular 13th century castle located on the banks of The River Shannon at Limerick. This is a great place to visit but it’s worth your while looking at the website to see specific events are being held here during your stay. King John's Castle
• Limerick City Museum – 25 min
Founded in 1906 and also known as The Jim Kemmy Municipal Museum you’ll find a fascinating collection of artifects and items of local and international interest – including the largest meteorite to fall on these islands, which landed in Adare Co. Limerick. Limerick City Museum
• Ardnacrusha – 20 min
Explore Ireland’s first and largest hyrdoelectric scheme, which has been supplying electricity to the country since 1929.
• The Silvermines – 20 min
There is evidence of mining in this area going back to 1289 and it continued – with some pauses - until 1992. There is a heritage centre here.
• Portumna Castle & Forest Park – 50 min
A spectacular 450 hectare forest park, adjacent to Lough Derg. A great place to go for a picnic, a short stroll or a serious day’s walking. The 17th century castle has been restored to its former glory, the remains of a 15th century Abbey can also be seen. This park has a sizeable population of deer – so don’t be surprised if you see them grazing as you walk by.
• Foynes – 52 min
As well as being home to the original Irish Coffee, Foynes was the original trans-Atlantic airport. It was from here that flying boats took off for Gander in Newfoundland, a journey of 15-20 hours.