Fitzpatrick’s Casino Limerick City is owned and operated by a casino group of its namesake, which has been in operation since the late 1970s. This property is one of two owned by the group within the city of Limerick; the other being Fitzpatrick’s Casino Limerick Central. The Fitzpatrick’s Casino Limerick City location, however, is the oldest and largest of all their casinos.
Fitzpatrick’s Casino Limerick City is on Glentworth Street and can be reached from the nearby Shannon Airport. Rental cars and taxis can make the trip from the airport to the casino in under 30 minutes. The local 343 bus departs every 30 minutes from the airport and the trip to the casino takes approximately 45 minutes.
Limerick is not a very large city by international standards, but there are plenty of things for visitors to do and see. Within the city center, St. Mary’s Cathedral and King John’s Castle are popular destinations for anyone looking to visit the city’s historical sites. The Hunt Museum and the Limerick City Gallery of Art are also popular choices.
The dress code at Fitzpatrick’s Casino Limerick City is smart-casual and the age limit for gambling at the casino is 18.
In comparison to the other Fitzpatrick’s Casinos in Ireland, this one has a much larger casino floor – but still, by casino standards we would consider it a medium-sized casino. The décor here is nice with a high ceiling and chandeliers lighting the tables. The main casino floor is hardwood, while the rest of the casino is carpeted in red. Overall, this casino feels quite spacious as most of the tables have some distance between them.
Around the gaming floor there are a series of slots and on the main floor is where all the table gaming action take place. As with all Fitzpatrick’s Casinos, membership is free and there are several regular events such as Saturday Night Fever and monthly drawings, plus of course St. Patrick’s Day is usually very popular here. The casino is open 24/7/365.
Every 2 hours there is a “lucky draw” giving away prizes to all members present, plus there is the traditional Fitzpatrick’s Casino wheel of fortune game. This establishment is also well-known for its regular poker tournaments and cash games that draw in the crowds mostly on the weekends.
The casino also has its own kitchen area where you can order coffee, soft drinks, and snacks, which is situated right next to the wheel of fortune.
Fitzpatrick’s Casino Limerick City has an array of table games. A popular choice here is the live European roulette table. Roulette fans can also play on the European style electronic roulette machines. These have no croupier and instead, the croupier is replaced by an automated roulette wheel and the betting boards are on touch screens.
One of the most popular games played here is multi-player poker. Every Sunday there is a €50 +€5 reg buy-in freezeout tournament that starts at 7:30 pm. Early birds get an additional 3k in their stacks. Also, on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Fridays at 10 pm the casino hosts €1/€2 cash games in which the casino will take a rake from each pot.
Probably one of the highlights of this casino is the electronic blackjack table. There is no dealer. Instead, there is a 100” screen and 5 touchscreens for player cards and wagering. Players insert their notes to top up their seat number and can place bets in the same way as if they were playing blackjack versus a live dealer.
For the live blackjack games, you can wander over to the main casino floor where there are 3 live tables next to a roulette table. And another 7-seater table on the casino floor itself.
The casino is hot on its slots games and has a large selection to choose from. Classic slots, video lots, and the lion’s share are video slots. You will also find a good selection of fruit machines here, which are popular in this neck of the woods.
There is an area with a TV screen above a set of progressive jackpot machines connected to the Fitzpatrick’s Casino Limerick jackpot network. All the slots here have the potential to pay out the amount shown on the screen.
Video poker fans will be delighted to know that there is an entire row dedicated to the game at the Fitzpatrick’s Casino Limerick City.
There are many hotel choices in Limerick around Fitzpatrick’s Casino. From casual 3-star hotels to posh 5-star hotels, visitors can find a room which meets their needs and expectations and all within walking distance of the casino.
Pery’s Hotel Limerick is a hotel that enjoys regular positive reviews from its visitors. Guests can find a restaurant on site, a sauna, an exercise room, and free WiFi. This 3-star hotel feels that it should hold a higher rating due to its level of comfort and service. For a 4-star experience, No.1 Pery Square Hotel & Spa is a viable option, and when 5-stars is the standard to keep, the Savoy Hotel is the nearest choice.
Food and drink around Fitzpatrick’s Casino Limerick City are always in plentiful supply. Casino patrons can find a wide range of international foods, including Japanese, American steakhouses, Italian and French restaurants, as well as a couple of well-regarded Indian restaurants.
Traditional Irish restaurants are also scattered throughout the city center, providing a taste of what Irish locals are accustomed to. Options for drinking are also well varied with some of the most popular options being Mother Macs, McGettigans, Mickey Martin’s Pub and South’s Pub.