Ballysimon is a suburb of Limerick City. It is located to the east of the city centre and runs from Mulgrave Street along the R527 as far as the link up with the N24. While there are a number of residential areas off the Ballymon Road, it is best known for its retail and commercial theme with several shops and outlets off it. There is also a selection of pubs and restaurants nearby while St Joseph's Hospital is also located here. The area is well served by bus routes to and from the city centre and further afield.