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What's On in Limerick

Brought to you by TWC2023 Social Partners

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The people of Limerick eagerly await your visit for TWC2023 and, thanks for our Official Social Partners House LimerickTreaty City Brewery, Amber Nightclub and the International Rugby Experience, we have an action-packed social schedule planned in the pubs, museums and restaurants around the city, ranging from live Irish music and dance to tasting delicious local cuisine and visiting the home of rugby legends.


Click on the date you are interested in below for a list of social events taking place that day.


Highlights of the Week include:


  • Late Night Closing Party in Amber Nightclub from 23:00 until late
    • While this party is now SOLD OUT, you can go on a Waiting List for tickets by clicking here.

    • There are lots of other late night bars in Limerick, including Nancy Blakes and Pharmacia, which will also be hosting World Cup celebrations on Sat 5th Aug so don’t worry - you will still have a brilliant final night, whichever venue you end up in!

Recommended Social Activities

Limerick is a city famous for its friendly locals, rich culture and lively bar scene so we encourage you to make the most of what is on your doorstep over your stay.


Now that you have your team's match schedule, here are a few suggestions of places to visit and experiences to try out - remember that most of the options are open 7 days so you can work a trip around your own match schedule. And you will be guaranteed a warm welcome or "Cead Mile Failte" whatever day you decide to visit!

Sunday 30th July 2023

  • The All Ireland Football Final is one of the highlights of the Irish sporting calendar and the match will be live in all pubs in Limerick.

  • Kick off is at 15:30 with pubs starting to fill around 14:30 so, if you intend watching the game, get in early for a good seat!

  • Options include:

    • Bobby Byrnes​

    • Flannerys Bar

    • The Glen Tavern

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Matt Dawson tests his handling technique at the fully interactive International Rugby Expe

Monday 31st July 2023

  • The International Rugby Experience is a brand new, interactive celebration of what it takes to become a Legend of Rugby!

  • Move through 6 awe-inspiring stages centered around World Rugby's values of Passion, Discipline, Integrity, Solidarity & Respect.

  • Put your skills to the test over 1.5 hours as famous faces take you through virtual running, kicking, handling & strength trials. 

  • Expect fun every step of the way - and stunning 360 degree views of Limerick city centre to finish.

Tuesday 1st August 2023

  • TWC2023 Opening Ceremony in University of Limerick from 18:30-20:30, including Nations Parade

  • First two matches of TWC2023 at 21:00:

    • Men's 30s: ​Ireland vs Australia

    • Mixed Open: South Africa vs Great Britain

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Wednesday 2nd August 2023

  • Treaty City Brewery

    • Brewers of Official TWC2023 Beer

    • One of the most unique artisan breweries in Europe.

    • Private Tours Available


  • The Curragower

    • On the banks of the River Shannon in the heart of city's Medieval Quarter.

    • A stone's throw away from King Johns Castle & Treaty City Brewery.

Thursday 3rd August 2023

  • The Locke Bar

    • Traditional Irish Music & Dance

    • Lively ‘seisiún’ guaranteed every night of the week!

  • Katie Dalys

    • Heritage Pub & Kitchen, situated in the Medieval Quarter

    • Live Music Thursday to Sunday

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Friday 4th August 2023

  • Fennessy's Bar

    • Established in 1904, this is one of Limerick’s oldest pubs, well known for its legendary pint in traditional surroundings.




  • JJ Bowles Pub​

    • Regarded as the oldest pub in Limerick, this hidden gem is located on the banks of the River Shannon

  • Tom Collins Bar

    • This small bar close to O'Connell St is the perfect stop for good gin, draft beer and whiskey.

Saturday 5th August 2023

  • Street Festival​ in Medieval Quarter from 15:00 until 22:30

    • Hosted on Nicholas Street by Treaty City Brewery

    • Free Entry - no tickets required

    • Pedestrianised Streets / Road Closures in Place

    • Must finish by 22:30 sharp due to License / Residents

    • Shuttle Buses @ €5pp from UL at 3pm, 4pm, 5pm & 6pm

      • It's a 5KM (1 hr) walk from UL to Nicholas St ​
      • Bus is highly recommended due to lack of alternatives
      • Tickets must be bought in advance - click here
      • Bus leaves sharp on the hour from The Stables

  • Late Night Closing Party in Amber Nightclub from 23:00

    • Maximum 400 Person Capacity

    • €10 per person (plus booking fee) 

    • SOLD OUT - but click here to go on Waiting List

  • Other late night venues include Nancy Blakes & Pharmacia

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Sunday 6th August 2023

  • Chill out after a hectic TWC2023 week for food and a drink:

    • The Commercial ​

    • Mother Macs

    • Dolans

    • Nancy Blakes

    • Mickey Martins

    • Scholars Club

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