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5 Mountain Peaks to Explore in Limerick

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County Limerick is a county in Ireland. It is located in the province of Munster, and is also part of the Mid-West Region.Limerick city is boisterously urban in contrast and has enough historic and cultural attractions for a day's diversion. About 15km south of the city are the haunting archaeological sites around Lough Gur, while about the same distance southwest of the city is the cute thatched village of Adare.

Mountain Peaks to Explore in Limerick

Ballyhoura Mountains

The Ballyhoura Mountains are located in south-east County Limerick and north-east County Cork in central Munster, running east and west for about 6 miles on the borders of both counties. The southern part of the hills is largely afforested with conifers, on the northern side there is extensive heathland and blanket bog. A good trekking destination and also there are so many things to see and do here.


Galtymore is the highest of the Galtee Mountains, a range that stretches for 30 kms between Tipperary and Limerick. It is one of Ireland's highest mountains, being the 12th-highest on the Arderin list, and 14th-highest on the Vandeleur-Lynam list. Galtymore has the 4th-highest topographic prominence of any peak in Ireland. The mountain and its deep corrie lakes are associated with various Irish folklore tales regarding Saint Patrick and serpents.


Lyracappul is a mountain in Limerick in Ireland. At a height of 825 metres it is the second highest of the Galtee Mountains and the 29th highest peak in Ireland. Lyracappul is the second highest point in County Limerick. A good trekking destination and also there are also so many things to see and do here.

Seefin Mountain

Seefin is a mountain near the southern border of County Limerick, Ireland. At 528m it is the highest peak and the second most northerly summit in the Ballyhoura Mountains. An iconic location for a trek and also it offers stunning views too.

Temple Hill

Temple Hill is a mountain in the Galty Mountains, in County Limerick, Ireland. In the Bronze Age it was a place of worship. Temple Hill has an elevation of 566 metres. Temple Hill is situated north of Knocknascrow, west of Knockaterriff. It is a good trekking destination and also it attracts so many tourists by its climate and also its astonishing views.

Map of Mountain Peaks to explore in Limerick