What you can expect from Limerick.
Heralded as Ireland's cultural, artistic, and now digital hub, Limerick was the first city in Ireland to receive Foreign Direct Investment in 922 AD when it was established as a Viking settlement. In 1197, Limerick received its City Charter. Since then Limerick has made massive contributions to theatre, literature, comedy and the visual arts.
Nestled in Ireland's Mid-West Region, Limerick lies on the River Shannon. The city is steeped in history, yet is becoming known as much for its dining scene and street art as it is for its castles, cathedrals and museums. Limerick is also part of a major EU funding initiative to become a ‘smart city’ in an effort to build a sustainable region where digital technologies improve quality of life, empower communities and enable economic growth. Limerick city is now twinned with Austin, Texas, the home of WP Engine.
Benefits & perks at this office.
We offer market-competitive compensation packages for everyone.
Private health coverage
100% paid employee medical, dental, income protection and life assurance.
Company match up to 5%.
16 weeks paid maternity and 5 weeks paid paternity leave.
25 days for all those adventures.
Be invested in where you work.
Training and development
At WP Engine, we are committed to be a learning organization, where all employees can grow and do their best work.
Provided Mon-Thur with gluten free and vegetarian options. Plus free drinks and snacks.
We provide the tools you need to be successful at your job.
Many opportunities to give back to our local community.
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We are located in the city centre.
We occupy the ENGINE workspace on Cecil Street. This central location means you are in close proximity to all the best cafes, restaurants, and pubs Limerick has to offer.
Things to do near our Limerick office.
Step back in time.
Take a tour around Limerick’s Georgian Quarter, The Hunt Museum and visit the grounds of the historic King John’s castle. Just a 20-minute drive outside of the city is Ireland's largest and oldest stone circle at Lough Gur.
Grab a cuppa.
With dozens of cafes right on our doorstep, you’re spoiled for choice when going for a hot beverage, including Aroma Coffee House, Carlton Coffee and the Stormy Teacup.
Enjoy a session.
Get the best of traditional Irish music any day of the week, especially at The Locke Bar if you’re looking for a particularly energetic evening.
Be an art aficionado.
Take in The Limerick City Gallery of Art, just around the corner from the office on the grounds of People’s Park.
Indulge in retail therapy.
From luxury to budget, Brown Thomas to Pennys, you’re only a 10-minute walk from all the major retailers.
Stop by for a pint.
The office favourite pub is Tom Collins, for a perfectly poured pint of Guinness during one of our Happy Hours.
Take in some sport.
The river walks and trails take you from the rapids of Castleconnell, perfect for kayakers, through the University of Limerick campus, to the tidal estuary of the river Shannon, where you’ll find Limerick Rowing club.