Limerick City knows how to celebrate the bank holiday weekends and the Absolute Hotel is a hotel close to the action. Riverfest is the best known festival that takes place in Limerick city during the May bank holiday weekend. The Marathon is the highlight of the festival. The June bank holiday is now host to a three day music event known as Live at the Docklands. The August Bank holiday, the October Bank holiday and the December bank holidays have a list of festivals taking place!