Castleconnell is a scenic village in Co Limerick. It is located on the banks of the River Shannon, some 11km from Limerick City and within a few minutes walk of the boundaries with counties Clare and Tipperary. Local sights include the ruins of the Castle of Connell and Mountshannon House. Many fine nineteenth-century buildings overlook the Shannon in Castleconnell. One of these, the former schoolhouse, is now home to the Irish Harp Centre. Another, the former convent, is now the Castleoaks House Hotel. Local amenities include a community centre, a national school and a selection of pubs and shops. The village is known for its fishing while other popular sports include GAA, boxing and rowing. Castleconnell Railway Staiton lies on the Limerick-Ballybrophy line.