Limerick ( /ˈlɪmrɪk/; Irish: Luimneach ) is a city in Ireland. It is located in the Mid-West Region and is also part of the province of Munster. Limerick City Council is the local authority for the city. The city is built on several curves and islands of the River Shannon, which spreads into an estuary shortly downriver from Limerick. It is the third most populous city in the state and the fifth most populous on the island of Ireland. It was the first city to receive the designation of City of Culture.
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