Sunday, 30 November 2014: Shoppers in Limerick will be forgiven for thinking this weekend they’ve walked onto the film shoot of a Christmas fairy-tale movie as two ‘Elf’ stores opened in the city centre at the weekend.
Friday 14th November 201Limerick City and County Council has been named as Local Authority of the Year 2014 at Chambers Ireland’s Annual Excellence in Local Government Awards which were held in Dublin last night.
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Tuesday 11th November 2014: The National Transport Authority has announced further details for the Coca-Cola Zero Bikes regional scheme which will be launched in Limerick on Monday 8th December.
Business studies students across Limerick were today encouraged to enter a unique competition entitled “Limerick Business Thru’ The Ages”.
Friday 7th November 2014: Three young Limerick entrepreneurs are flying the flag for the county at the regional final of the inaugural ‘Ireland’s Best Young Entrepreneur’ competition, which is offering an investment prize-fund of €2 million.
Tuesday 4th November 2014: Winners will be announced at the Limerick Chamber President’s Dinner, on Friday 21 November in the Limerick Strand Hotel.
Limerick Chamber has appointed Dr Órlaith Borthwick as Acting CEO while the Board of Directors manage the recruitment process for a CEO following the resignation of Maria Kelly.
A University of Limerick engineering graduate has won €20,000 after being named Limerick's Best Young Entrepreneur at a function hosted in the Castletroy Park Hotel tonight (Monday, 6 October 2014).
Running from October 6th to 10th at various venues around the city and county, the 11th annual initiative is the first to be hosted by the Limerick Local Enterprise Office (LEO).
It has been announced that Limerick will host an international conference focusing on industry clustering in 2015.
The Cathaoirleach of Limerick City and County Council has today (Wednesday, 01 October 2014) welcomed the announcement by Canadian firm Optel Vision of its decision to establish a Manufacturing and Operations Centre in Limerick.
The Local Enterprise Office (LEO) Limerick has moved one step closer to finding Limerick's Best Young Entrepreneur after it announced the 15 finalists in the competition.
The Annual National Chamber Week starts next Monday the 15th of September with Chambers across the country running events showcasing the benefit of joining the Chamber network.
The Cathaoirleach of Limerick City and County Council has said the formal establishment of Shannon Group plc will help to reinvigorate the local economy and tourism in Limerick, as well as inspire the strong sense of entrepreneurship associated with the glory days of Shannon Airport and its surrounding freezone.
Best Quality Management System in Ireland for Civil Engineering Company. That’s the title that Roadbridge based in Ballysheedy in Limerick could be laying claim to on September 26th 2014, having been announced as one of the finalists at the 2014 National Q Mark Awards.
Primary school children in every county in Ireland can benefit from a free Junior Entrepreneur Programme (JEP) that promises to open young minds to the thrill of business, while developing their skills and confidence.
Showcasing the best of craft and design handmade in Limerick, the Limerick Craft Hub is a vibrant addition to the city’s creative culture.
Limerick City and County Council has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Santa Clara, California to formulate a Sister City relationship in a bid to strengthen economic and civic ties between the two cities.
Details have been announced of a new project that aims to build on the success of last year's Gathering initiative by reaching out to over 3.5 million people from and with a connection to Limerick City, County and the Region.
Limerick Chamber has launched the 2014 Limerick Chamber Regional Business Awards today, in association with award sponsors LIT and launch sponsors VHI, to honour excellence and innovation in business.
Maria Kelly, CEO of Limerick Chamber, has announced her resignation after almost 10 years at the helm.
Mespil Group launches new business, Mespil Academy, focused on developing people, improving performance and transforming organisations.
Shannon Airport has welcomed today’s announcement by Ryanair that it is to add five routes onto its winter schedule this year as another significant boost for the airport.
McGettigan’s Limerick to Launch at Limerick City Hotel on 5th June with Live Performance by Paddy Casey
Parkway Shopping Centre is pleased to announce that they have expanded their retail offering with the opening of Eurogiant.
Key players in Ireland's freight, logistics and transport sector stakeholders will gather in the Castletroy Park Hotel in Limerick this Wednesday to discuss how the Limerick-Shannon region could become a strategic freight logistics hub with direct connections to some of the world’s global logistics hubs.
Minister for Finance, Michael Noonan, T.D., and the recently launched Limerick Local Enterprise Office (LEO) today announced details of a new competition to find Limerick’s Best Young Entrepreneur under 30.
A range of new services for small businesses and start ups across Limerick was announced today by Minister for Finance, Michael Noonan TD, as he officially launched the Local Enterprise Office (LEO) Limerick.
The Chief Executive of Limerick City and County Council has welcomed the findings of a newly published international report revealing that Limerick is in the top ten metropolitan areas of Western Europe to invest in.
Network Limerick presents ‘Dress Like You Mean Business’ with Stylist Fiona Hayes at The Savoy Hotel
Personal stylist Fiona Hayes, Founder of FH Style and member of Dundrum Town Centre Personal Style Team, is the guest speaker at this month’s Network Limerick ‘Dress Like You Mean Business’ event.
Limerick City and County Council Manager / Chief Executive Conn Murray has warmly welcomed the announcement of over 400 jobs for the Mid-West by Ethicon Biosurgery Ireland, part of the Johnson and Johnson Family of Companies.
An organisation responsible for generating millions of euro in business tourism revenue annually as well as the majority of international conference business in Ireland will hold a major national conference at The Strand Hotel in Limerick City this Thursday (March 13th, 2014).
Publish Date: Monday 11th November 2013 Having successfully launched its scholarship programme in 2012 a Limerick hi-tech engineering company is once again actively promoting innovative thinking and e
Publish Date: Friday 8th November 2013 Limerick City Business Association and Limerick Chamber are encouraging local Limerick businesses to take part in this year’s ‘Fiver Friday’ which takes pl
31st October 2013: The Entrepreneur of The Year 2013 for Limerick City Enterprise Board has been revealed as Kieran Fitzgerald of Corenex Ltd.
31st October 2013: The Entrepreneur of The Year 2013 for Limerick County Enterprise Board has been revealed as Paul Collins of Design Pro, based in Castlemahon.
Trading from 9am to 5.30pm each Saturday on Cruises Street for an initial 3 month trial period, the stalls will offer a mixture of interesting products complementing existing shops on Cruises Street.
9th September 2013: Limerick City Business Association and Limerick Chamber are to host an information evening for Limerick city retailers and businesses on Monday September 16th at 7pm in the Savoy Hotel.
28th August 2013: Limerick City Council will shortly appoint 14 no trading stalls for Saturday trading, in the pedestrian centre of Cruises Street to commence in mid September.
28th August 2013: The former Benetton Store at corner of No 7 Sarsfield Street and Henry Street Limerick is set to be the new home for 'Hook and Ladder' a unique occasional furnishing, soft furnishing, dining and gift store with a strong local/artisan theme due to open in the coming weeks.
21st August 2013: Limerick Chamber’s inaugural annual conference 'Winning Business at Home and Abroad' will take place on 19th September 2013 at the Radisson Hotel, Limerick.
The announcement today by the Department of Environment, Community & Local Government of its decision to locate one of its eight regional Irish Water offices in Limerick has been welcomed by the Mayor and Cathaoirleach of Limerick.
14th September 2012: Limerick Chamber Wednesday Business Group had the launch of their start-up brochure in the Carlton Castletroy Park Hotel on Tuesday 11th September at 6pm.
14th June 2013: Limerick City and County Councils have welcomed the news that 142 new jobs will be created in Foynes by CPL Industries, following the company’s announcement of an expansion of its operations in Ireland.
14th June 2013: Limerick City and County Councils have announced details of an ambitious plan which will transform Limerick city centre, its economy, and the way it is marketed as an ideal location for investment over the next 17 years.
7th June 2013: Limerick City and County Council Manager Conn Murray has welcomed the announcement that Limerick has been selected as one of two pilot locations as part of a national effort by Retail Excellence Ireland to revive Ireland’s towns and cities.
Supply Network Shannon (SNS) has announced details of an exhibition and trade show for small and medium sized manufacturing businesses and sub-contractors in the Munster Region.
21st May 2013: A survey of European regions that have developed sustainable freight transport systems is expected to be completed in the coming weeks as part of a research project aimed at exploring how the Limerick-Shannon Gateway could be developed as a Sustainable Gateway for freight transport.
Competition entrants came from the NFC’s two business start-up programs, Franchise Accelerated Start-Up Training (FAST) and the Limerick Enterprise Acceleration Programme (LEAP). Both of which are now open to recruitment.
US Global Software Company ACI announces significant expansion in its Irish Development Centre in Limerick
Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Richard Bruton, TD, today announced that ACI Worldwide Inc. is to expand its Software Development Centre in Limerick with the creation of 60 new jobs.
KBC Bank, Ireland have lodged plans at Limerick City Council to open a new retail and financial services banking outlet at no's 103 and 104 O Connell Street Limerick.
The scheme provides financial incentives to encourage new businesses to open in Limerick City. Occupiers of vacant properties are offered incentives for higher order retail and office uses.
Limerick City Council has welcomed the news that four new retail outlets are scheduled to open in the City Centre in the coming weeks.
This new and dynamic event is tailored to all franchise stakeholders - potential franchise investors, franchisors, franchisees and those who just want to explore the concept.
Worldwide TechServices to establish European Operations Centre in Limerick with the creation of 62 new jobs
WWTS provides custom infrastructure and managed service solutions for a variety of technologies and customers in the IT market across 82 countries today. The Planned Solution centre in Limerick will support Operations and Sales activities across EMEA.
'Connect and Invest - Limerick' a new marketing initiative to promote Limerick and the Mid West region
IDA Ireland today launched 'Connect and Invest - Limerick' - a digital marketing initiative for attracting inward investment by highlighting the specific attributes of individual regional urban centres.
Network Limerick/Clare will host a 'Women Unite - It’s Our Night' event as part of the International Women's Day celebrations taking place worldwide on Friday, 8th March.
SMACHT, the Business Therapy Programme will return to Limerick this week for it’s 3rd successful year.
18th February 2013: The Living City initiative, which only applies to Limerick City and Waterford, provides for tax relief for residents who refurbish Georgian houses in designated areas. It also provides tax relief to retailers who carry out works to upgrade or re-fit their shops in the designated Georgian area.
Limerick-China Forum kicks off identifying mutual opportunities for the Limerick-Shannon Region and China
The forum aims to establish a not-for-profit entity to foster trade relations between the Limerick-Shannon region and China.
Escape Spa - located at the Absolute Hotel in Limerick - has been shortlisted for 'Day Spa of the Year 2013' by the prestigious World Spa and Wellness Awards. Escape Spa is the only Irish business to be selected.
Limerick Chamber in association with Limerick Chamber Skillnet is hosting a Networking Evening in Thomond Park 6pm on Thursday 31st January.
Members of Limerick City Council have approved a historic five percent reduction in Commercial Rates in Limerick City, having considered and adopted a Budget with a total projected spend of €160m between the Revenue and Capital account.
A Limerick hi-tech engineering company has developed a novel way of encouraging young people to consider Engineering and Science careers by offering a scholarship and internship to third level undergraduate students.
RTÉ’s Dragons' Den is back for a fifth series - Applications for the new series being accepted. Apply Now!
Dragons' Den, sponsored by Bank of Ireland, is back for a fifth series and the Dragons are looking for would be entrepreneurs, inventors and investment ready business ideas for the brand new series.
19th November 2012: The Great Limerick Run scooped the Limerick Chamber of Commerce 'Best Business Award' in the Sports, Art and Culture category at last Friday night's Mid-West Business awards ceremony.
New Limerick start-up company launches Oral Nutritional Supplement range with annual potential savings of €10 million
A new Limerick start-up company, Nualtra, has today launched a range of Oral Nutritional Supplements with annual potential savings of €10 million to the Irish Government and tax-payer.
Details have been announced in Limerick of Ireland’s first multi-stakeholder cooperative, comprising business interests, local communities, consumers and workers.
BCM Business Cost Management Ltd scoops Entrepreneur of the Year at Limerick City Enterprise Awards 2012
24th September 2012: Limerick City Enterprise Board today announced BCM Business Cost Management Ltd. as the overall Entrepreneur of the Year at the Limerick City Enterprise Awards 2012.
19th September 2012: Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation Richard Bruton TD and Clive Bellows, Country Head Ireland at Northern Trust today announced that the company is to expand its Limerick operation by creating up to 400 new jobs over the next five years.
12th September 2012: Limerick City Enterprise Board has announced details of Limerick Business Week 2012, which will run from the 1st to the 5th of October.
24th August 2012: Limerick’s ladies are well known for their style and the city’s talented fashion graduates sweep the boards at award ceremonies - now the capital of the Mid-West has launched Ireland’s first Fashion Quarter.
25th June 2012: The Limerick City Enterprise Board has begun its annual search for 'small business heroes' in Limerick in the lead-up to the National Enterprise Awards for 2012.
5th June 2012: Action Point Technology Group – a technology services and software development specialist company based at Plassey Technological Park, Limerick - has unveiled expansion plans to the end of 2014 that will result in the creation of 50 new high-grade technology jobs.
22nd April 2012: Limerick Institute of Technology (LIT), in conjunction with Minister for Finance Mr Michael Noonan, TD, has announced the creation of a unique, privately generated fund to support the early and developmental stage for start-up businesses in the Mid-West region.
22nd March 2012: iTRAC is a global import/export compliance and supply chain specialist which uses cloud computing technology to provide a system with unlimited scalability and access.
The Design Atelier is a design centre opened through the innovative Creative Limerick scheme on Catherine Street in Limerick.
A memorandum of Friendship and Co-Operation between Limerick and Nanjing in the People’s Republic of China has been signed signalling a new era in co-operation between both cities.
Limerick Chamber, with sponsors UPC Business, is delighted to announce that Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport Leo Varadkar is to address the business community next Friday morning the 27th January at 8am in the Radisson Hotel.
Limerick's ALR Innovations Crowned Best High Growth Company at the InterTradeIreland Seedcorn Competition
Limerick company ALR Innovations was named the Best High Growth Company at InterTradeIreland’s annual all-island Seedcorn Business Competition and took home a prize fund of €100,000. The event, which took place in Dublin last week, is the largest business competition on the island.
Limerick woman Vicki O’Toole, MD of packaging company JJ O’Toole Ltd, was named winner of the prestigious IMAGE Businesswoman of the Year Award at a ceremony in The Merrion Hotel on Wednesday, November 30.
Glass, Lewis & Co., a leading independent governance services firm, today (18-Oct-2011) announced the launch of its newest office located in Limerick, Ireland.
Limerick Chamber has today (12/10/11) announced the finalists for the inaugural Limerick Region Business Awards 2011.
Mid-West entrepreneurs finding it difficult to bring their business ideas to fruition in the current climate are being invited to consider an alternative way to get into the marketplace.
Teachers at the Salesian School in Fernbank are hoping to find new ways to engage their students in learning through the experience of a top education expert from the US who will address them in Limerick this Wednesday (Sept 21st).
The University of Limerick Conference and Sports Campus has launched a new user-friendly website that gives clients and visitors a tour of the perfect stage for any event.
Mid West Business Month (October) 2011 is designed to offer entrepreneurs the opportunity to participate in an extensive wide ranging series of events.
InterTradeIreland is delighted to announce the launch of the 2011 All-Island Seedcorn Business Competition, the largest business competition on the island of Ireland.
Limerick Chamber together with event sponsor Limerick Institute of Technology are looking for businesses in the region that have achieved outstanding success. The Limerick Region Business Awards will give a platform to businesses to showcase their accomplishments.
The Irish launch of three significant initiatives for Research and Development, in the frame of Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs) were launched in Limerick yesterday, June 23, at a workshop organised by Enterprise Ireland, in association with the Mid-West Regional Chambers – Limerick, Ennis and Shannon, SEAI and the EPA.
Anne Hall of the Zip Yard Franchise scooped the top prize at The National Franchise Centre (NFC) annual FAST (Franchise Acceleration Start-up Training) Business Awards on Monday 18th June.
An Post, Blacknight and the County & City Enterprise Boards have teamed up with Google to target the 40% of Irish SMEs and sole traders that do not have a website or an online presence.
The Competitive Start Fund for Life sciences, Cleantech and Industrial companies is targeted at helping start up and early stage companies at post feasibility stage to get off the ground and launch new products and services in international marketplaces
Limerick City Council is now receiving applications for the Pilot Retail Incentive Scheme for Vacant Property following its approval by the Elected Members of Limerick City Council.
MarketLink, the innovation and entrepreneurship programme for students at LIT, is to host its 2011 Open Forum at the college on the 5th of April.
17 new jobs are to be created at the Nexus Innovation Centre based at the University of Limerick by start-up company iMosphere.
Irish Technology Capital (ITC) – a silicon valley based venture capital fund created by Irish Diaspora technology leaders and investors – has today (16/04/12), in association with Limerick Institute of Technology (LIT), announced that it is to locate its European headquarters in Limerick City.