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Coat o airms o Limerick
Coat o airms
Motto(s): Urbs Antiqua Fuit
Studiisque Asperrima Belli
"Thare wis an auncient ceety
vera fierce in the skills o war"[1]
Kintra Ireland
Province Munster
Coonty Limerick
Foondit AD 812
 • Teep City Council
 • Mayor Gerry McLoughlin[2]
 • LEAs 3
 • Dáil Éireann Limerick City, Limerick
 • European Pairlament Sooth
 • Total 51.3 km2 (19.8 sq mi)
Elevation 10 m (30 ft)
Population (2011)[3]
 • Ceety 57,106
 • Urban aurie 91,454
Demonym(s) Limerickman, Shannonsider
Time zone WET (UTC0)
 • Summer (DST) IST (UTC+1)
Aurie code(s) (+353) 61
Caur plates L

Limerick (/[unsupported input]ˈlɪmrɪk/; Erse: Luimneach[ˈl̪imʲɨnʲəx])[4] 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". Retrieved 2010-08-12. 
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  3. "" (PDF). 
  4. 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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