Limerick

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Limerick is a city in western Ireland, located on the River Shannon. It is the third most populous city in the Republic of Ireland and the most populous city in the province of Munster. With a population of 95,854, it is also the second most populous city on the island of Ireland after Dublin. Limerick is also the county town of County Limerick.

The city has a long history, dating back to the 6th century, and has been an important trade centre since the medieval era. It grew rapidly in the early 20th century as a result of the Industrial Revolution, but its economy declined dramatically in the late 20th century.

The city is noted for its culture, and it has a strong literary tradition, being home to many writers, including Frank McCourt, Samuel Beckett and J. M. Synge. The city is also associated with the Gaelic games of hurling and Gaelic football.

Average temperatures during the day in Limerick.

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