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Limerick

Luimneach
Ceety
A montage o Limerick. Frae tap, left tae richt: Keeng John's Castle, St. Mary's Cathedral, The Clayton Hottle, Thomond Park an the Schuil o Medicine at the Varsity o Limerick.
A montage o Limerick. Frae tap, left tae richt: Keeng John's Castle, St. Mary's Cathedral, The Clayton Hottle, Thomond Park an the Schuil o Medicine at the Varsity o Limerick.
Coat o airms o Limerick
Coat o airms
Motto(s): 
Urbs Antiqua Fuit
Studiisque Asperrima Belli
  (Latin)
"Thare wis an auncient ceety
vera fierce in the skills o war"[1]
Limerick is locatit in Ireland
Limerick
Limerick
Coordinates: 52°39′55″N 8°37′26″W / 52.6653°N 8.6238°W / 52.6653; -8.6238Coordinates: 52°39′55″N 8°37′26″W / 52.6653°N 8.6238°W / 52.6653; -8.6238
KintraIreland
ProvinceMunster
CoontyLimerick
FoonditAD 812
Govrenment
 • TeepCity Council
 • MayorGerry McLoughlin[2]
 • LEAs3
 • Dáil ÉireannLimerick City, Limerick
 • European PairlamentSooth
Area
 • Total51.3 km2 (19.8 sq mi)
Elevation
10 m (30 ft)
Population
 (2016)
 • Rank3rd
 • Density1,836/km2 (4,760/sq mi)
 • Ceety
94,192[3]
 • Metro
162,413[4]
Demonym(s)Limerickman, Shannonsider
Time zoneUTC0 (WET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+1 (IST)
Aurie code(s)(+353) 61
Caur platesL
Wabsteidwww.LimerickCity.ie

Limerick (/[unsupported input]ˈlɪmrɪk/; Erse: Luimneach [ˈl̪imʲɨnʲəx])[5] is a ceety in Ireland. It is locatit in the Mid-Wast Region an is pairt o the province o Munster an aw. Limerick City Council is the local authority for the ceety. The ceety is biggit on several curves an islands o the River Shannon, which spreads intae an estuary shortly dounriver frae Limerick. It is the third maist muckle ceety in the state an is the first tae receive the designation o Ceety o Cultur.

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  1. "Limerick City Motto". Limerick.com. Retrieved 2010-08-12. 
  2. http://www.limerickleader.ie/news/local/rugby-hero-mcloughlin-elected-mayor-of-limerick-1-3988315.  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  3. "Census of Population 2016" (PDF). Profile 1 – Geographical distribution. Central Statistics Office. 6 April 2017. p. 15. Retrieved 6 April 2017. 
  4. "Database – Eurostat". Europa (web portal). 
  5. Frae loimeanach [ˈl̪imʲənəx] meanin "bare mairsh" or "bare place o the horse", a name that is Roman an is oreeginally applee'd tae pairt o the shoreland o the Shannon immediately belaw the present ceety.

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