Rep of Ireland v Australia International Soccer Friendly

Wednesday August 12, 2009

Football Association of Ireland crest

Limerick city is eagerly awaiting the arrival of the Republic of Ireland and Australia international soccer teams who will play in the city tomorrow night, Wednesday, August 12th 2009.

Republic of Ireland and FAI flags have added a splash of colour to the city and are adorning the city’s bridges and O’Connell Street for the clash which will bring thousands of visitors to the Mid-West.

Limerick’s pioneering street ambassadors are wearing FAI colours in anticipation of the historic match and will be on hand to welcome visitors to the city and advise them on the best places to eat, drink and visit.

A host of exciting Republic of Ireland v Australia themed entertainment has been planned at many of sporting Limerick’s pubs, restaurants and hotels to welcome soccer fans and provide post match fun.

Kick off for the game is 7.30pm and ticket information is available HERE

WHAT’S ON IN LIMERICK Wednesday, August 12th 2009

  • Clohessys Pub, Howley’s Quay, Limerick
    Meeting point for the Irish and Australian Supporters Clubs for pre and post match banter!
  • The Strand Hotel, Ennis Road, Limerick
    Pre Match Buffet, Live Entertainment, Post Match BBQ, Big Screen
  • Bentleys Bar, O’Connell Street, Limerick
    Soccer party with match live on big screen
  • Flannerys, Upper Denmark Street
    Special Late Bar until 2am
  • Locke Bar, George’s Quay
    Soccer BBQ from 5pm, Irish Music from 9pm plus finger food
  • The Bank, O’Connell Street
    Live Music : The Boatmen from 9pm
  • Dolan’s Pub, Dock Road
    Traditional Music@9pm
    Upstairs: Hooray for Humans and Heathers with special guests Windings

Other Bars to check out post match:

  • Old Quarter, Little Ellen Street
  • Nancy Blakes, Denmark Street Trad Music@9pm
  • Aubars, Thomas Street
  • Mickey Martins, Augustine Lane
  • Baker Place, Articulate Sessions


  • White House Bar, O’Connell Street
    Poetry Revival 9pm
  • St Marys Cathedral: Summer Music on The Shannon
    Bernice Bobs’ Her Hair@8pm

Laura Ryan
Communications Officer
Limerick City and County Council
Phone: 061-407100

Last update:19/02/2014